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‘Whistling Vivaldi’ Encourages Discussion of Stereotypes

Hannah Bartman

October 10, 2013

To stimulate residence hall bonding, each year Whitman chooses a book for incoming first-years to read over the summer. For the class of 2017, the Summer Book Program, as it is formally called, chose the book "Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Do" by social psychologist Claude Steele, dean of...

New Program Preps Future Educators

New Program Preps Future Educators

Daniel Kim

February 21, 2013

Whitman's new pre-education advising program held its first event on Tuesday, Feb. 19: a networking dinner designed to give students interested in education careers the opportunity to meet expert educators from the Walla Walla area. Over 15 local professionals were expected to attend the even...

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