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Representation, reading and connection in a digital age: Whitman Storytime Program hosts “The Power of Story” lecture

Mo Dow , A&E Reporter April 15, 2021

Libraries, psychology and advocacy found an intersection on Monday, April 5 when Whitman's Storytime Program hosted a Zoom discussion about children’s literature and reading aloud entitled “The Power...

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Writing theses as varsity athletes

Ryder Brookes, Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

Senior year at Whitman is both a celebratory and stressful time for students, especially as they go through crafting theses and preparing for major exams. As a senior capstone project, the thesis is...

Animal Minds

Andrew Schwartz, Feature Writer February 25, 2016
There are some things at which a pigeon is better than you. For one, pigeons can fly. Second, pigeons are more adept at finding their way home. Also, pigeons are probably better at the old game show, Let’s Make a Deal, hosted by Monty Hall, than you are.

Vick speaks to WWU community

January 27, 2015

This story was originally published in The Collegian of Walla Walla University shortly before Martin Luther King Day. Dr. Brooke Vick, social psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology at Whitman...

Technology tools advance campus research, creativity

Technology tools advance campus research, creativity

Audrey Kelly November 13, 2014

Though it looks like a box and is equivalent in size to perhaps the crate of a large Beagle, it is much more sophisticated than a home for a dog. It has a clear lid and, inside, a grid that looks somewhat...

Psychology Major Undergoes Changes

Daniel Kim April 24, 2014

The psychology department at Whitman College will be implementing new changes to the requirements for a major in psychology. The changes, which will take place in the upcoming academic year, were a response...

Drinks That Go With Your Major

Drinks That Go With Your Major

Aleida Fernandez December 9, 2013

After a rough day in classes, it's nice to sit down with a cold drink. But what about a drink specifically tailored to your studies? After careful analysis, we have found these eight majors' next drink...

Seniors Combine Sports, Psychology

Seniors Combine Sports, Psychology

Cole Anderson April 25, 2013

Rarely do collegiate students have the luxury of combining their academics with their extracurricular studies. Senior soccer players and psychology majors Jed Jacobson and Leland Matthaeus have fully embraced...

Prison Research Group Brings Awareness

Sarah Cornett November 29, 2012

Whitman's Prison Research Group, meeting once a month at lunch in Reid Campus Center, allows students to learn about issues with both Washington State Penitentiary and prison as an institution. This...

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Psychology department makes switch to group theses

Karah Kemmerly February 24, 2011

Whitman College's psychology department has made a significant change in its senior thesis program for the 2010-2011 school year. Instead of working individually, psychology majors can now choose between...

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