Whitman College

Events

April 2018

Sunday, April 1

Monday, April 2

Glacier Peak Institute Internships Virtual Info Session

Join us in Reid 240 to learn more about internships with this Central Washington startup nonprofit founded and run by Whitman alum Oak Rankin '05. ...

Wednesday, April 4

All that Glitters isn't Gold: Auma Obama's Nightmare of Postunification Germany

All that Glitters isn't Gold: Auma Obama's Nightmare of Postunification Germany by Visiting Educator in Gender Studies, Priscilla Layne. Priscilla Layne is...

First Step Meeting

If you haven't done so already, 2nd year students are encouraged to attend the last First Step meeting of the semester. Important information shared at the...

Ana Maria Spagna Book Release Celebration

Join Johnston Visiting Instructor of English Ana Maria Spagna in celebration of the release of her latest book Uplake: Restless Essays of Coming and Going...

Thursday, April 5

A Contemporary Model for Cannabis Regulation in Emerging States  by Ric Cuchetto

When Oregon and Washington were faced with adopting rules to comply with voters’ wishes, we had very little information. What have we learned since then?...

The Green Scare: Corporate Power, Environmental Politics, and the First Amendment

Rachel Meeropol, an attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights in NYC, will be at Whitman as a Visiting Educator in Law. Rachel will talk about recent...

CANCELLED Whitman College Women's Lacrosse at  Chapman (Calif.) University

CANCELLED Whitman College Women's Lacrosse at Chapman (Calif.) University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3478

Spring Performance Series

The Spring Dance Studio Series presents work by local and nationally recognized experimental performance and movement based artists. Performances will be...

Spring Studio Series: two lines barely touching with Kristopher K.Q. Pourzal

two lines barely touching do not make a ghost but do make a passage (o, I have such lines inside of me) two lines barely touching... is an eveninglength...

Friday, April 6

Peer Resume Review Drop-In Hours

Students: For an in-person peer resume review (without an appointment!), stop by Reid 219 between 9:00-5:00 PM on Fridays. For electronic resume review,...

Finding Your Future: Education & Counseling

Counseling - Maxey room 104 - 4:00 PM Education - Maxey room 106 - 5:00 PM The panelists for the counseling session at 4:00 PM in Maxey 104 are: Justin...

CANCELLED Whitman College Women's Lacrosse at  Whittier (Calif.) College

CANCELLED Whitman College Women's Lacrosse at Whittier (Calif.) College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3479

Spring Performance Series

The Spring Dance Studio Series presents work by local and nationally recognized experimental performance and movement based artists. Performances will be...

Spring Studio Series: Notes on Territory with Anna Martine Whitehead

Notes on Territory is a solo movement performance within the frame of a PowerPoint presentation. Using video, sound installation, text and language-play, in...

Saturday, April 7

Whitman College Men's Golf at  NWC Spring Classic

Whitman College Men's Golf at NWC Spring Classic http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3417

Whitman College Women's Golf at  NWC Spring Classic

Whitman College Women's Golf at NWC Spring Classic http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3487

POSTPONED Whitman College Baseball vs  Lewis & Clark College

POSTPONED Whitman College Baseball vs Lewis & Clark College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3408

Whitman College Men's Tennis at  Pacific Lutheran University

Whitman College Men's Tennis at Pacific Lutheran University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3441

Whitman College Women's Tennis vs  Pacific Lutheran University

Whitman College Women's Tennis vs Pacific Lutheran University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ ...

POSTPONED Whitman College Baseball vs  Lewis & Clark College

POSTPONED Whitman College Baseball vs Lewis & Clark College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3409

Whitman College Men's Tennis at  Lewis-Clark State College

Whitman College Men's Tennis at Lewis-Clark State College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3442

Spring Performance Series

The Spring Dance Studio Series presents work by local and nationally recognized experimental performance and movement based artists. Performances will be...

Spring Studio Series: one solid object with Heather Kravas & Victoria Haven

Punk, feminist, precise and extreme, one solid object is a choreographic abstraction grappling with the messy and incontrollable inevitability of human...

Sunday, April 8

Whitman College Men's Golf at  NWC Spring Classic

Whitman College Men's Golf at NWC Spring Classic http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3418

Whitman College Women's Golf at  NWC Spring Classic

Whitman College Women's Golf at NWC Spring Classic http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3488

Whitman College Men's Tennis at  University of Puget Sound

Whitman College Men's Tennis at University of Puget Sound http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3444

Whitman College Women's Tennis vs  University of Puget Sound

Whitman College Women's Tennis vs University of Puget Sound Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ ...

Whitman College Baseball vs  Lewis & Clark College

Whitman College Baseball vs Lewis & Clark College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ ...

Whitman College Baseball vs  Lewis & Clark College

Whitman College Baseball vs Lewis & Clark College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ ...

Monday, April 9

Whitman College Baseball vs  Lewis & Clark College

Whitman College Baseball vs Lewis & Clark College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ ...

Whitman College Baseball vs  Lewis & Clark College

Whitman College Baseball vs Lewis & Clark College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ ...

Tuesday, April 10

Wednesday, April 11

SIT Information Session

Are you interested in a hands-on study abroad experience that focuses on global health, sustainable development, biodiversity, human rights, migration, or...

Thursday, April 12

Samad Alavi - Born of the World's Unsettling: Mohammad Mokhtari and the Poetry of National Trauma

What role can poetry play in a society faced with historical trauma? This paper introduces the poetry and thought of Mohammad Mokhtari (1942-1998) in...

LBJ’s 1968: Power, Politics, and the Presidency in America’s Year of Upheaval

Kyle Longley is the author of five books on U.S. foreign relations and American politics including The Sparrow and the Hawk: Costa Rica and the United States...

Friday, April 13

Overnight Sea Kayak, April 13 - 14

This trip leaves on Friday afternoon and drives out to Banks Lake, where participants hang out, cook dinner, possibly make some delicious smores over a fire,...

Yoga and Food Focused Backpacking 4/13-14

Focus on relaxing your body and mind while backpacking, doing yoga, and eating great food. Spend two days backpacking in the wilderness with interspersed...

Peer Resume Review Drop-In Hours

Students: For an in-person peer resume review (without an appointment!), stop by Reid 219 between 9:00-5:00 PM on Fridays. For electronic resume review,...

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson Address

Bob Ferguson is Washington State’s 18th Attorney General. As the state’s chief legal officer, Bob is committed to protecting the people of Washington against...

Kuli Kuli Virtual Info Session

Lisa Curtis '10 graduated from Whitman, was a Peace Corps volunteer and founded her own start-up company that is part social-impact startup, part food...

Saturday, April 14

Whitman College Women's Tennis at  Whitworth University

Whitman College Women's Tennis at Whitworth University http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3464

Whitman College Baseball at  Linfield College

Whitman College Baseball at Linfield College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3412

Whitman College Women's Lacrosse at  Linfield College

Whitman College Women's Lacrosse at Linfield College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/linfield/ ...

Whitman College Baseball at  Linfield College

Whitman College Baseball at Linfield College http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3413

Whitman College Department of Music Presents Sing Me a Requiem - Chorale and Chamber Singers Spring Concert

Conducted by Riikka Pietilainen-Caffrey and featuringJackie Wood, piano. Special guests: Michaela, the Queen of Everything. Amy Dodds, violin; Maya...

Sunday, April 15

Ladies Outdoor Climb

As an extension of Ladies Climb Night, spend the afternoon climbing outside at Wallula Gap with a bunch of fun women and enjoy the views of the Columbia...

Whitman College Men's Golf at  Willamette Spring Thaw

Whitman College Men's Golf at Willamette Spring Thaw http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3420

Whitman College Men's Tennis vs  UC Santa Cruz

Whitman College Men's Tennis vs UC Santa Cruz Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3446

Whitman College Baseball at  Linfield College

Whitman College Baseball at Linfield College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/linfield/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3414

Whitman College Women's Lacrosse at  George Fox University

Whitman College Women's Lacrosse at George Fox University Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ ...

[N] Whitman College Men's Golf at  Willamette Spring Thaw

[N] Whitman College Men's Golf at Willamette Spring Thaw N - http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3419

Monday, April 16

Lunch & Learn with Journalist David Wheeler

Join journalism professor Dr. David Wheeler, who writes for The New York Times and The Atlantic, for (free) lunch and a Q&A session about professional...

Whitman College Baseball at  Linfield College

Whitman College Baseball at Linfield College Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/linfield/ http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3529

Hosokawa Lecture: Is the First Amendment the New Second Amendment? Calling Hate Speech Free Speech and Getting Away With It

This year's Hosokawa speaker is writer and journalism professor David Wheeler. Mr. Wheeler earned his Ph.D. in 2015 from the University of Kentucky and...

Third World Cinema - Nemā-ye Nazdik . . . (Close-Up)

Director: Abbas Kiarostam | Iran, 1991 Biography, Crime, Drama, 7:30pm The true story of Hossain Sabzian that impersonated the director Mohsen Makhmalbaf to...

Tuesday, April 17

Bringing Whales Ashore by Jakobina K. Arch, Book Signing

Today, Japan defends its controversial whaling expeditions by invoking tradition-but what was the historical reality? In examining the techniques and impacts...

Artist Talk with Natasha Ria El-Scari

Natasha Ria El-Scari is a writer, Cave Canem fellow, and educator for over a decade. Her poetry, academic papers, and personal essays have been published in...

Thursday, April 19

Mountain Biking

Get set up on a bike and then ride directly from campus to Bennington Lake for a lap on the scenic trail system there. This low key ride will be perfect for...

Decreasing Discrimination & Improving Support: A Panel Examining How We View Developmental Disability

How are people with disabilities classified in Walla Walla? What happens to them after schooling? What kinds of services/jobs are available to people who...

New Student OCS/Study Abroad Information Session

Join us for an important Off-Campus Studies/Study Abroad information session. All first year students and transfer students are highly encouraged to attend...

A Proper Monument?

On Oct. 9, 2017, the statue of Marcus Whitman on Boyer and Main was spray-painted red, and a portrait of Narcissa Whitman hanging in Prentiss Hall was...

Visiting Writers Reading Series - Kaveh Akbar

Join Kaveh Akbar for the next session of the Visiting Writers Reading Series. The Visiting Writers Reading Series brings established and emerging writers to...

AIA Lecture Series - Jean MacIntosh Turfa

"Foretold by Thunder: An Etruscan book of omens revealed" Jean MacIntosh Turfa is a Consulting Scholar in the Mediterranean Section of the University of...

Friday, April 20

Half Day SUP

Spend the afternoon outside, stand up paddleboarding on Bennington Lake! To register for a trip or for more information click here Compass Login

Women's Backpacking 4/20-21

Spend the weekend backpacking with a bunch of cool ladies in a really beautiful place! No backpacking experience necessary. To register for a trip or for...

Peer Resume Review Drop-In Hours

Students: For an in-person peer resume review (without an appointment!), stop by Reid 219 between 9:00-5:00 PM on Fridays. For electronic resume review,...

3Degrees Info Session

Learn how you can work for the company that connects individuals to renewable energy. Here in Walla Walla 3Degrees works with Pacific Power on their Blue Sky...

IFSA-Butler Argentine Universities Program Information Session

Come learn more about IFSA-Butler: Argentine Universities Program where Whitman students may study with Argentine and U.S. Students in the vibrant metropolis...

Senior Art Thesis Exhibition Opening Celebration

Opening Celebration will feature a Lecture, followed by a Reception in the Sheehan Gallery and Fouts CVA 101. Family & Friends Reception: Saturday, May 19,...

Saturday, April 21

Sand Dunes Adventure

Travel to Juniper Sand Dunes for a day of hiking, sand-dune sledding, and fun in the sun! To register for a trip or for more information click here Compass...

49th Annual Renaissance Faire

Welcome, Gentles, to a day in merry old England, in Shallotshire. It is a day of pleasure, to wander, meet lords, ladies, kings, and peasants, eat pickles,...

Whitman College Men's Tennis vs  Pacific (Ore.) University - Semifinal

Whitman College Men's Tennis vs Pacific (Ore.) University - Semifinal http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3530

Whitman College Men's Golf at  NWC Championship

Whitman College Men's Golf at NWC Championship http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3421

Whitman College Women's Golf at  NWC Championship

Whitman College Women's Golf at NWC Championship http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3489

[W] Whitman College Women's Lacrosse vs  Pacific (Ore.) University

[W] Whitman College Women's Lacrosse vs Pacific (Ore.) University W 1-0 (Forfeit; only NWC record) Streaming Video:...

Move Your Phi't, 4th Annual 3k Color Run/Walk

You are invited to Move Your Phi't ("feet"), a 3K color run/walk put on by Whitman Alpha Phi benefiting Trilogy Recovery Community in Walla Walla! The event...

Sunday, April 22

Canoe River Clean Up

Spend the day canoeing along the Walla Walla River picking up trash from the water and riverbed. To register for a trip or for more information click here...

Whitman College Men's Golf at  NWC Championship

Whitman College Men's Golf at NWC Championship http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3422

Whitman College Women's Golf at  NWC Championship

Whitman College Women's Golf at NWC Championship http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3490

Whitman College Men's Tennis vs  Lewis & Clark College - Championship

Whitman College Men's Tennis vs Lewis & Clark College - Championship http://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=3531

Whitman College Women's Lacrosse vs  University of Puget Sound

Whitman College Women's Lacrosse vs University of Puget Sound Streaming Video: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/whitman/ ...

An Evening of Choral Music

Featuring Chamber Singers from the University of Idaho Vandaleers & College Place High School. Free and open to the public.

Monday, April 23

Healthy Sex in a Sexually Diverse World

Dr. Adina Nack, medical sociologist and Senior Scholar, Council on Contemporary Families The author of Damaged Goods? Women Living with Incurable STDs...

Third World Cinema - Dokhtari dar shab tanhā be khāne miravad . . . (A Girl Walks Alone at Night)

Director: Ana Lily Amanpour | USA, 2014 | Horror Funded by an Indiegogo campaign, the first ever Iranian Western portrays the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a...

Tuesday, April 24

Staff Coffee

Enjoy coffee and pastries with colleagues while celebrating various locations on campus and short updates from President Murray. Open to Whitman Staff, this...

Wednesday, April 25

Adulting: Finances for Postgrad Life

Learn about the financial aspects of the adulting process: retirement, insurance, student loan repayment, etc. How can you stretch your first paychecks after...

Whitman College Department of Music and Intercultural Center Present: Reggie Mobley, countertenor

Race and Identity in Classical Music Performance. Free and open to the public

Thursday, April 26

Whitman College Jazz Ensembles Spring Concert

Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Doug Scarborough and Jazz Ensemble II, directed by Gary Gemberling. Free and open to the public

Friday, April 27

Mountain Biking

Get set up on a bike and then ride directly from campus to Bennington Lake for a lap on the scenic trail system there. This low key ride will be perfect for...

Overnight Rafting 4/27-28

Leave Whitman Friday afternoon, drive to the Wenatchee River, cook dinner, set up camp and go to bed. Saturday, spend the day rafting down the bouncy class...

Peer Resume Review Drop-In Hours

Students: For an in-person peer resume review (without an appointment!), stop by Reid 219 between 9:00-5:00 PM on Fridays. For electronic resume review,...

PitchBook Virtual Info Session

Work with great people and grow your career. At PitchBook, culture isn't just working hard and having fun - it's believing in what we do and having the...

Whitman College Music Department presents Mozart's Requiem Mass

Featuring the Whitman Orchestra (Conductor, Paul Luongo) and the Whitman Chorale (Conductor, Riikka Pietilainen-Caffrey)

Saturday, April 28

Environmental Success Stories: a lecture by Frank Dunnivant, Professor of Chemistry, Whitman College

Please join Professor Frank Dunnivant for an uplifting Earth Day event. He will be discussing the many accomplishments of the U.S. and global environmental...

Sunday, April 29

Bird Nerd Day Hike

Spend the day at McNary Wildlife Refuge birdwatching and exploring the plant life. How many species can you find? To register for a trip or for more...

Day Climb

Come climbing outside for the day at Spring Mountain! No prior outdoor experience needed but you must be belay certified in the Whitman Climbing Center...

Day Sea Kayak

Spend the day sea kayaking on the Walla Walla into the Columbia and enjoy the views while eating your lunch! To register for a trip or for more information...

Monday, April 30

Stand Up Paddleboarding

One of the most popular new sports - spend the day learning to stand-up paddleboard on the Walla Walla River and Columbia River. To register for a trip or...

Celebration of Service Dinner

Students who have volunteered in a SEC-sponsored program: You are invited to commemorate hundreds of hours of impact on the Walla Walla community alongside...

China’s Push for Hydropower Development: What Does It Mean for Ecosystems and People? A lecture by Bryan Tilt

As China struggles to meet rapidly increasing energy demands and reduce carbon emissions, it has set out on massive hydropower dam projects on the Yangtze,...

April 2018