Whitman College

Events

February 2016

Monday, February 1

Seattle City Light Virtual Recruiting Session

Learn about exciting summer internship opportunities with Seattle City Light. We power Seattle, and it takes intern ingenuity to help make it happen. Our...

Changes and Challenges in K-12 Education in Washington State

A panel presentation and discussion with local and regional education professionals whose work spans pre-K through high school. Darcy Weisner was a teacher...

Tuesday, February 2

Finding Your Own Road Map

First-Year Series. Exploring My Personality as it Relates to Careers and Majors. Snacks Provided!

Koru Info Session/Workshop

Looking for your first job after Whitman? Koru partners with great companies including Airbnb, LinkedIn, REI, Facebook, and EarthCorps to help grads launch...

Tri-College Etiquette & Professional Dinner

Dinner Etiquette, Networking, & Professionalism in the Workplace OPEN TO JUNIORS & SENIORS Presentations by Alice Freyer (Worksource) and Kristen Hamilton...

Women's Basketball vs  Whitworth University

Women's Basketball vs Whitworth University Streaming Video: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2564

Human Zoos-Pascal Blanchard

Film screening of Pascal Blanchard's "Human Zoos" ("Zoos Humains"). In French with English subtitles.

Men's Basketball vs  Whitworth University

Men's Basketball vs Whitworth University Streaming Video: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2610

Wednesday, February 3

Dessert Night in Reid!

Dessert Night in Reid! Open to the Walla Walla and Whitman Community! Bring your friends and housemates to Dessert Night in Cafe '66. Gluten Free options...

Eddie Bauer Workshop/Lunch

Nine weeks that will change your life: 2016 Eddie Bauer Summer Internship Program. Check out the brochure here, and here. http://careers.eddiebauer.com/

Cookies and Cranes

Join MECCA (106 Otis) for cookies, cranes, and hot beverages Wednesday 2/3 at 7:30pm. This semester we will be continuing the 1000 paper crane challenge....

Thursday, February 4

Babies

We will be showing the film "Babies." It is a documentary that follows four babies through their first year after birth. Two of the babies featured in the...

Early Mediterranean Sea-farers

Alan Simmons is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His research focuses on the origins and...

Friday, February 5

Global Studies Symposium

This 2016 Global Studies Symposium explores race and empire in colonial-era practices of ethnographic representation, and the implications of those practices...

Setsubun

Come to the Tek (right behind Lyman!) to celebrate Setsubun Sunday 2/7 at 7:00pm. We plan to have demon masks for people to wear and we'll throw soybeans at...

Fridays at Four Michael Simon Trio - Inventions and Diversions

Whitman College Fridays at Four Recital Series presents Michael Simon, bass; Jonas Myers, piano; and Brian Griffith, drums. Free and open to the public

Opening Reception, "Scenes & Types: Photography from the Collection of Adnan Charara"

Adnan Charara has spent his life collecting and expressing ideas from a wide array of cultural sources, and has a unique artistic perspective of what...

Women's Basketball vs  Pacific University

Women's Basketball vs Pacific University Streaming Video: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2565

Men's Basketball vs  Pacific University

Men's Basketball vs Pacific University Streaming Video: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2611

Saturday, February 6

Spring Festival Celebration

Join China at Whitman and the ASH to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year. Starting 5:30pm at the GAC on Saturday there will be a Chinese Feast, Bubble Tea,...

Sunday, February 7

Women's Tennis vs  Lewis-Clark State College

Women's Tennis vs Lewis-Clark State College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2708

Baseball at  Linfield College

Baseball at Linfield College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2649

Women's Tennis vs  University of Idaho

Women's Tennis vs University of Idaho http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2709

Life Skills: Watercolor

Come learn the basics of Watercolors! Sunday, February 7th - 6pm Reid Resource Room Taught by Meredith Cranston ~ Pizza will be provided ~ Bring a...

Sundae Sunday Service Social

Come to the Coop to get a scoop of creamy cold goodness while learning and sharing about community service with other students. We welcome all members of...

Monday, February 8

Grit to Great: Developing, Building, and Maintaining Resiliency

GRIT - this is perhaps THE word and THE idea of 2016. Grit is a quality and a skill set that students can develop for increased success in academic,...

Whitman Internship Grant (International) Info Session

Information session about applying for an international Whitman Internship Grant. Open to all students.

Remembering the Whitmans: Monuments, Memorials and Meaning

Many residents in southeastern Washington know the history of the killing of Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, missionaries to the Walla Walla region in the...

Tuesday, February 9

Breakfast w/ Judges Robart & Aycock

Want to be a judge? Ever wonder how judges make decisions about cases they are hearing? Want to learn from two amazing and successful judges? If so, please...

Life Skills: Plumbing

Plumbing Come learn the basics of plumbing and helpful hints and tricks so you know when to call for help. Tuesday, February 9, Noon Reid 110 Taught by...

Should I Go to Law School, and Why? [Part 1]

Judge Robart, who had a highly successful career as a lawyer before being confirmed by the US Senate in 2004, will help students explore the perennial...

At the Intersection of State Law & Tribal Law: A discussion w/ Judge Steven Aycock & attorney Brent Leonhard

“Washington law is subject to the supremacy of the United States Constitution. It is also subject to the supremacy of rights recognized in treaties between...

Carlos Vargas-Salgado, "Coloniality at the (Global) Museum"

Lecture by Assistant Professor of Spanish Carlos Vargas-Salgado, "Coloniality at the (Global) Museum: The Couple in the Cage by C. Fusco and Gómez Peña."

The Great Pacific Northwest Flood of 1996

The 20th century saw three particularly large floods on Mill Creek and surrounding rivers. The peak discharge occurred on February 9, 1996. Cold weather...

Wednesday, February 10

Dessert Night in Reid!

Dessert Night in Reid! Open to the Walla Walla and Whitman Community! Bring your friends and housemates to Dessert Night in Cafe '66. Gluten Free options...

Should I Go to Law School, and Why? [Part 2]

Judge Aycock, who had a highly successful career as a lawyer before becoming a Judge at the Colville Indian Reservation in 1999, will help students explore...

Baseball vs  Saint Martin's University

Baseball vs Saint Martin's University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2650

Baseball vs  Saint Martin's University

Baseball vs Saint Martin's University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2651

Healthy Communities: Immigrants, Charity, and Paternalism in Buenos Aires, 1880-1955

In 1920, seven immigrant-run hospitals formed a fundamental part of the health network of Buenos Aires. The Italian, Spanish, British, German, French,...

Thursday, February 11

Robert DeLong Concert

Whitman students are invited to get a ticket for the ballroom concert of the semester featuring Robert DeLong and Chrome Sparks. Watch your email for ticket...

Visiting Writers Reading Series-Rick Barot

Rick Barot was born in the Philippines, grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, and attended Wesleyan University and The Writers’ Workshop at the University...

Friday, February 12

The Spur Group Workshop/Lunch

Learn how to be successful during a professional interview from Whitman alums and consults at The Spur Group. Do you thrive in challenging situations? Are...

Women's Tennis vs  Trinity-Texas

Women's Tennis vs Trinity-Texas http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2710

Fridays at Four Lecture Recital with Rachel Riddle, piano

Whitman College Fridays at Four Recital Series Presents Marion Bauer's Six Preludes: Lecture-recital with Rachel Riddle

Women's Basketball vs  Willamette University

Women's Basketball vs Willamette University Streaming Video: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2566

Men's Basketball vs  Willamette University

Men's Basketball vs Willamette University Streaming Video: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2612

Saturday, February 13

Women's Tennis vs  University of Redlands

Women's Tennis vs University of Redlands http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2711

Reproduce & Revolt: A Social Justice Poster Workshop

There has never been a movement for social change without art and culture being central to that movement. Art can inspire, educate, and help spur the...

Baseball at  Saint Martin's University

Baseball at Saint Martin's University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2651

One Act Play Contest

Students submit original scripts. A chosen three compete for cash prizes. You are the judge.

Baseball at  Saint Martin's University

Baseball at Saint Martin's University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2650

Art, Social Justice and the Radical Imaginary: A talk by Favianna Rodriguez

Culture surrounds us all the time. It shapes our identity and forges our collective imagination. How does art inspire new ways of thinking? How can...

Women's Basketball vs  George Fox University

Women's Basketball vs George Fox University Streaming Video: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2567

Men's Tennis at  Lewis-Clark State College

Men's Tennis at Lewis-Clark State College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2744

Men's Basketball vs  George Fox University

Men's Basketball vs George Fox University Streaming Video: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2613

Sunday, February 14

Baseball at  Lewis & Clark College

Baseball at Lewis & Clark College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2652

Baseball at  Lewis & Clark College

Baseball at Lewis & Clark College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2653

One Act Play Contest

Students submit original scripts. A chosen three compete for cash prizes. You are the judge.

Women's Tennis vs  Linfield College

Women's Tennis vs Linfield College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2712

Monday, February 15

Tuesday, February 16

Intermediate XC Ski

Longer ski day exploring the trails at Meacham Snopark. Sign up at the OP Rental Shop.

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Interfaith Romance, Gender, and Popular Culture

From Abie’s Irish Rose to Orange is the New Black interfaith romances between Jewish men and Christian women have been ubiquitous on the stage and screen....

Wednesday, February 17

Dessert Night in Reid!

Dessert Night in Reid! Open to the Walla Walla and Whitman Community! Bring your friends and housemates to Dessert Night in Cafe '66. Gluten Free options...

The 2016 Power and Privilege Symposium presents Constance Rice as this year’s keynote speaker.

Rice, a civil rights lawyer and co-director of Los Angeles' The Advancement Project, fights inequality and injustice in today’s society to achieve high...

Thursday, February 18

Power and Privilege Symposium - NO CLASSES

Whitman's annual Power & Privilege Symposium provides a space to learn about the hierarchies of power and to learn about others' experiences. Follow the...

Friday, February 19

Transition Back to Whitman Luncheon

An invitation to Fall 2015 OCS participatns to learn about transitioning from an OCS experience to life back at Whitman. A shift that is often thought of as...

Fridays at Four "Songs of Marion Bauer" Voice and Piano Recital with Diane Gray-Chamberlain and Jackie Wood

Whitman College Music Department's Fridays at Four series presents a faculty recital featuring Diane Gray-Chamberlain (soprano) and Jackie Wood (piano) with...

Women's Tennis at  Lewis & Clark College

Women's Tennis at Lewis & Clark College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2713

Adnan Charara Lecture

Lecture by Visiting Artist/Collector Adnan Charara. Photographs from Charara's collections will be on exhibit in the Sheehan Gallery from January 29-April 14.

Women's Basketball at  Pacific Lutheran University

Women's Basketball at Pacific Lutheran University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2568

Men's Basketball at  Pacific Lutheran University

Men's Basketball at Pacific Lutheran University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2614

Saturday, February 20

Women's Tennis at  Willamette University

Women's Tennis at Willamette University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2715

Baseball vs  Willamette University

Baseball vs Willamette University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2654

Men's Tennis vs  George Fox University

Men's Tennis vs George Fox University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2745

Lena De Guzman Junior Violin Recital

Whitman College Department of Music presents a violin recital by Lena De Guzman

Women's Basketball at  University of Puget Sound

Women's Basketball at University of Puget Sound http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2569

InterNation Celebration

Join us for a night of sharing cultures through dance and music. Brought to you by the Beyond Borders Club

Men's Basketball at  University of Puget Sound

Men's Basketball at University of Puget Sound http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2615

Sunday, February 21

Baseball vs  Willamette University

Baseball vs Willamette University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2656

Men's Tennis vs  Lewis & Clark College

Men's Tennis vs Lewis & Clark College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2746

Monday, February 22

Elyse Semerdjian, "Pontecorvo's Silent Mujahidat"

Lecture by Director of Global Studies and Associate Professor of Islamic World/Middle East History, Elyse Semerdjian, on "Pontecorvo's Silent Mujahidat:...

Tuesday, February 23

Backcountry Film Festival-2016

Join Whitman's Outdoor Program for the 2016 Backcountry Film Festival. Doors open at 6:30 and tickets are $5 each for community members and FREE for Whitman...

Wednesday, February 24

Dessert Night in Reid!

Dessert Night in Reid! Open to the Walla Walla and Whitman Community! Bring your friends and housemates to Dessert Night in Cafe '66. Gluten Free options...

UniversalGiving Virtual Info Session

Come meet UniversalGiving and learn about our summer internship program! We are an award-winning website that helps people donate to and volunteer with top...

Friday, February 26

Whitman Orchestra Winter Concert

Whitman College Department of Music Presents the Whitman Orchestra Winter Concert under the direction of Paul Luongo. This concert is free of charge and...

Saturday, February 27

Laser Tag

Reid Ballroom will be transformed into an authentic laser battlefield of epic proportions. Take the campus center by storm, conquer the opposition, and win...

Baseball at  Whitworth University

Baseball at Whitworth University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2658

Men's Tennis at  Willamette University

Men's Tennis at Willamette University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2747

Baseball at  Whitworth University

Baseball at Whitworth University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2659

Men's Tennis at  Seattle University

Men's Tennis at Seattle University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2748

Sunday, February 28

Men's Tennis at  Linfield College

Men's Tennis at Linfield College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2749

Baseball at  Whitworth University

Baseball at Whitworth University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=2660

Monday, February 29

Jason Pribilsky, "Developing Selves"

Lecture by Associate Professor Jason Pribilsky, on "Developing Selves: Photographing Indigenous Interiors in Cold War Peru"

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