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Leslie Jamison and “The Empathy Exams” Spark Discussion on Campus

Leslie Jamison and “The Empathy Exams” Spark Discussion on Campus

Michelle Foster, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Whitman’s 2016 Summer Reading text, “The Empathy Exams,” has given students much to talk about over the past few weeks. In the book, author Leslie Jamison covers a wide range of topics including her experience working as a medical actor, her thoughts on “poverty tourism,” and a glimpse into...

Bridges Picks ‘Reservation Blues’ for Summer Reading

Andy Monserud

April 10, 2014

Another in a series of "lasts" for President George Bridges came over spring break, when the Whitman Office of Communications announced his choice for this year's summer reading, "Reservation Blues" by Sherman Alexie. The office also announced that Alexie will visit campus on October 1 and 2 to give...

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