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Whitman seniors become Watson fellows

Evangelos Sarantinos
May 13, 2020

Seniors Evangelos Sarantinos and Cameron Conner have been awarded the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship: a one-year grant of $30,000 that supports 12 months of independent travel. According to Keith Raether,...

Meet Whitman Watson Fellowship Nominees

Meet Whitman Watson Fellowship Nominees
November 14, 2013

In the next few months, Whitman College seniors will find out what the next year of their lives entails. Four of these seniors hope their futures will include a Watson Fellowship. This fellowship is...

International Pursuits

November 14, 2013

This week, Pioneer feature writers talked with Whitman students and alumni with international goals. First, we chatted with this year's Watson Fellowship nominees to find out more about their project...

Whitman alum’s ‘RAPtivism’ album spreads positive message worldwide

April 5, 2012

RAPtivism, a hip-hop album by Whitman alumna Aisha Fukushima '09, has finally been released after years of traveling, recording and post-production. Fukushima, who was able to produce the album thanks...

Profile: Oliver Wood

September 15, 2011

Age: 21  Hometown: Seattle, Wash.  Class: senior, junior standing. Sitting outside of the library with bare feet at 8:30 a.m., Wood munches on a carrot and  sips coffee from a homemade mug with a mountain...

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

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

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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