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Whitman professors adapt to online learning

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter April 10, 2020

The faculty and staff of Whitman College spent spring break preparing for the transition to online learning forced by the global outbreak of COVID-19. One of the core features of Whitman and other liberal...

Kazi Joshua is excited to take on a new set if responsibilities this year as the new Interim  Dean of Students, succeeding Daren Mooko who left at the end of the academic year.

To Thrive and Flourish

Emma Fletcher-Frazer, Staff Reporter September 23, 2018

He wears purple socks with bright red polka dots and matching bow tie as he sits over the arm of a chair and drinks coffee out of a Mason jar. Posters cover the walls of his office. One photograph is of...

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Cultivating Difficult Dialogues

Andy Monserud, Investigative Director November 10, 2016

Ever feel as though your professors have forgotten what it’s like being a student? For several professors involved in Whitman’s Cultivating Difficult Dialogues program, that experience is fresh in...

Whitman Women in Academia Reflect on Challenges, Achievements

Whitman Women in Academia Reflect on Challenges, Achievements

Helen Angell April 1, 2014

In the 2013-2014 academic year, 45 percent of the Whitman faculty are female, but women make up only 36 percent of Whitman's tenured professors. The first female professor to achieve tenure was an astronomy...

Spring Symposium Set to Open Racial Conversations

Spring Symposium Set to Open Racial Conversations

Daniel Kim December 6, 2012

Students often look for the opportunity to discuss campus issues, and next semester there will be another forum for a specific conversation about race. Six years ago, a race symposium took place at Whitman...

Isabel Wilkerson lecture illuminates writing process

Evan Taylor October 4, 2012

Students and Walla Walla community members filed into Cordiner Hall this past Monday, Oct. 1 to hear Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson speak about her book, "The Warmth of Other Suns."...

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