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College incorporates Race, Violence and Health academic theme into first virtual undergraduate conference

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter April 22, 2021

Whitman’s 23rd annual undergraduate conference (WUC) on April 13 was the first to be fully virtual and incorporated the Race, Violence and Health academic theme.  “The Whitman Undergraduate Conference...

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“Travel for exploration’s sake”: Senior Liam Voorhees wins Watson Fellowship to study waterways abroad

Grace Jackson, Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

As senior Liam Voorhees nears the end of his Whitman career, he is preparing to embark on a yearlong multi-country fellowship to study river systems and food production. Voorhees was awarded the Thomas...

Whitman Undergraduate Conference prepares for 20th edition

Chris Hankin, News Editor April 4, 2018

On Tues., April 10, Whitman will hold the annual Undergraduate Conference (WUC), showcasing student research and scholarship from all three divisions. The 2018 edition is especially significant, as it...

Students Apply for Fulbright, Watson Opportunities

October 15, 2015
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program and Watson Fellowship, which provide yearlong educational experiences in a foreign country, are highly sought-after grants and fellowships for many Whitman students.

Donna Perry Jones on-board in Office of Fellowships and Grants

Rose Woodbury September 8, 2011

There's a new face in the Office of Fellowships and Grants this year. Donna Perry Jones has come on board as the administrative assistant to replace Karen Kinder, who retired at the end of last semester....

Whitman’s Watson nominees advance to final interview stage

Liz Forsyth December 9, 2009

Next year, senior Johanna Leader hopes to be watching Frisbee in Prague and Sweden. Senior  Nadim Damluji hopes to be talking to Tintin-ologists in France. Senior Seth Bergeson hopes to be watching children...

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