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Global Studies Initiative Revamped

Lindsey Brodeck, News Reporter

December 5, 2017

After the completion of a yearlong external review, the Global Studies Steering Committee is ready to submit a series of proposals outlining the revamped Global Studies Initiative. GSI Director and Politics Professor Aaron Bobrow-Strain uses the tagline “Whitman to the World” to describe the program. H...

Rabbani on Trump and the Fourth Estate

Rabbani on Trump and the Fourth Estate

Chris Hankin, News Editor

October 18, 2017

Analyst and researcher Mouin Rabbani was brought to campus earlier this week for a talk entitled “Crisis In the Gulf and Middle East Transformations.” His talk examines the June 2017 calamity between Qatar and Arab states. He has worked for International Crisis Group, The Institute for Palestinian...

Global Studies Concert: Playing Music, Telling Stories

Global Studies Concert: Playing Music, Telling Stories

March 3, 2016

For over a year now people from the Whitman community, Walla Walla community and the global community have been united in the effort to bring music from conflict zones both inside and outside the United States

Students Speak Out on Global Studies

Lane Barton

November 5, 2015

An ASWC resolution and an open letter signed by over 300 students indicates a strong level of support for the Global Studies Initiative.

Global Studies Initiative On Hold for 2016-17

October 28, 2015

The status of Whitman’s Global Studies Initiative in 2016-17 is uncertain after Interim Provost and Dean of the Faculty Pat Spencer officially announced on Oct. 21 that faculty would not receive course releases for participating in certain parts of the initiative during this time.

4th Annual Global Studies Symposium explores “Places, Peripheries”

Emily Lin-Jones

March 2, 2012

Students, faculty and community members gathered in Maxey Auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 25 for Whitman's fourth annual Global Studies Symposium, a lecture event designed to promote discussion about globalization and global issues in the context of the liberal arts. The symposium is held through the...

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