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Whitman Students Build Wind Turbine

Photo by Marra Clay.

Georgia Lyon

November 19, 2015

By the spring of 2016, some of Whitman’s physics students will have finished building a vertical axis wind turbine. The wind turbine, which will be located between Penrose Library and Harper Joy Theater, will be the first student-constructed wind turbine on a college campus. Because of the relatively...

Admissions to expand application supplement

Illustration: Ariel Carter-Rodriguez

Emily Lin-Jones

April 26, 2012

The Whitman admissions staff is considering changes to the application supplement that may soon be finalized for the next application period. Currently, Whitman's application supplement requires applicants to submit an analytical paper and a short response to the question, "Is diversity important to you...

Growing tuition outpaces family income

Growing tuition outpaces family income

Shelly Le

April 5, 2012

Whitman College recently released its student fees for the 2012-2013 academic year.  Tuition for next year is set at $41,790, a four percent increase from last year's tuition. This is the lowest tuition increase the college has had since 2000. Despite this lower-than-average tuition increase, the growing...

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