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A small, residential liberal arts college in Walla Walla, Whitman provides an education that goes beyond the classroom.
A small, residential liberal arts college in Walla Walla, Whitman provides an education that goes beyond the classroom.

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Whitman received a grant from the Council of Independent Colleges that will promote intergenerational learning and assist local seniors in retaining their autonomy. Find out more about this grant and the "Men Making Meals" program below!

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How has political rhetoric changed since 9/11? Find out from Whitman Assistant Professor of Rhetoric Studies Heather Ashley Hayes here as she talks about her latest book, "Violent Subjects and Rhetorical Cartography in the Age of the Terror Wars."

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Whitman's Director of Outdoor Programs Brien Sheedy is on his way to climbing the tallest peak on every continent, not for the first time, but for the second time! Watch this video from KAPP-KVEW Local News to hear more about this incredible feat and find out why Professor Sheedy loves Whitman. #awhitmanlife

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Walla Walla, a town so nice, they named it twice, is home to three nationally ranked colleges: Whitman College, Walla Walla University and Walla Walla Community College!

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A record 130 students received Whitman Internship Grants this summer. "For many students, it is the grant funding that allows them to pursue these experiences and apply their knowledge in a professional setting," said Internship Coordinator Victoria Wolff. "Because these internships align so closely with students' academic and career interests, they are able to test out theoretical concepts, apply classroom knowledge, carry out thesis research and hone skills they can apply in their future academic and career endeavors."

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Assistant Professor of Sociology Alissa Cordner's research contributes to important work on the study, analysis and mapping of toxic chemicals, known as PFC's, being found in the drinking water of 15 million Americans. Find out more this issue in the following article from the Huffington Post, and read more about Professor Alissa Cordner here: http://www.alissacordner.com/. #WhitmanCollege #LiberalArts

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With classes complete and summer on the horizon, Whitman students continued a tradition of donating thousands of pounds of goods to local non-profits during move-out week.

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Whitman College is excited to open a new 150-bed residence hall and adjacent dining hall fall of 2018. This project, coined the Living at Whitman Initiative, aims to create an even closer-knit campus community. Read all about it here!

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As of the 2017-18 academic year, Whitman students will be able to earn a new creative writing minor!

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Whitman is known for their friendly, outgoing community and high quality of life ratings. Watch the video below to find out why students are so happy at Whitman! (Hint: It's the people.) #awhitmanlife
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