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Faith takes shape at Whitman

Despite the perception that Whitman does not have an active faith community, there are many students and community members who wish to create a space for faith at Whitman. Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures (Japanese) Akira Takemoto was one of the speakers at the first Interfath Summit this past Saturday.
November 5, 2019

This past weekend, the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life organized Whitman's first ever Interfaith Summit, an event that gave students from all backgrounds an opportunity to speak on their experiences...

Unraveling Whitman’s Myth About Spirituality

Photo by Samarah Uribe
October 8, 2017
"Tapestry of Journeys," an interactive exhibit in the Stevens Gallery, allowed students to engage with their spirituality.

Professor George Ball passes away, remembered by Whitman community

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January 12, 2012

This article was co-authored by Karah Kemmerly Dr. George H. Ball, whose influence at Whitman College spanned over five decades, passed away on Jan. 1, 2012 at the age of 96, but his words and actions...

Community to commemorate 9/11

September 8, 2011

The Office of Religious and Spiritual Life will hold a two-part event to commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks this Sunday. The events will strive for religious understanding...

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