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Events

October 20 - November 18, 2020

Tuesday, October 20

Anti-Racist Writing Workshop with Felicia Rose Chavez

During the event, participants will learn anti-racist practices that can be used in writing classrooms and creative spaces across disciplines; participants...

First Step Meeting

Second year students attend one of Whitman's Fall OCS First Step meetings. Our directors pass on essential information regarding program selection and...

4 pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 21

Virtual Career Fair

This Career Fair offers group presetations & one-on-one time with employers! Build your own schedule and attend for as long as you are able. Go to...

11 am
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 22

Community Resilience Initiative ACEs Webinar #4 - Adverse Circuitry Expression

Walla Walla is one of the first communities to have adopted teaching resilience against Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) as a part of its school...

Common Read Project

Following Whitman’s common summer read of How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi, we invite the Whitman community and alumni to discuss the moments of...

Women Leaders in Whitman Athletics

You are invited to join Christy Krutulis '92, W Club President and former Varsity Women's Tennis standout, moderating a panel of women leading Whitman...

OCS First Step Meeting

2nd year students attend a First Step meeting. The off-campus studies process is definitely a team effort between the student and the OCS staff. Important...

7 pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 23

Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

Join Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, Ph.D., is a writer, sociologist and legal scholar whose research examines how the criminal justice system reproduces racism...

9 am
Virtual Event
Safe Zone Training by Jeremy Torres (He/They)

Jeremy Torres is a Latinx Queer person, currently employed at Higer Ed at the Universty of Vermont, comes to share with us his Safe Zone Training. To join,...

9 am
Virtual Event
Speak Out: Whitewashing and Diverse Representation in the Outdoor Industry

Continuing the Conversation presents Speak Out! Conversations about Recreation and Inclusion Whitewashing and Diverse Representation in the Outdoor...

Sunday, October 25

Building Community Through Justice & Healing

A virtual summit comprised of multiple informational sessions on a wide range of topics relating to sexual violence on college campuses. From a description...

10:30 am
Virtual Event
America's Best College Poet Competition (Continued)

America's Best College Poet Competition (continued!) Come watch three of Whitman's Round One contestants from the America's Best College Poet Competition on...

Monday, October 26

Tuesday, October 27

Walla Walla Impact Series: Wellness, Relationships and Resilience

Join us for a moderated conversatopm about wellness, networking, and resilience RSVP at: bit.ly/WWimpactseries

12 pm
Virtual Event
Off-Campus Studies Virtual Fair

This annual event is a wonderful opportunity to talk with representatives of Whitman's 80+ Partner Programs for off-campus studies. US-based representatives...

3 pm
Virtual Event
John S. Strong

John S. Strong, Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion at Bates College, emeritus, will deliver this year's David Deal Lecture, entitled, "The Buddha's Tooth...

4 pm
Virtual Event
Craft Your Future: A Professional Development Series Presents: The Power of Understanding Yourself-a look at leadership with Dave Mitchell

Use tools to understand your own gifts, preferences, needs, and vulnerabilities. You will develop a foundation for enhacing your leadership abilities,...

6 pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 28

The 2020 Campaign: Uncivil and Unwell in America

PBS host and American author/journalist Alexander Heffner will discuss the effects of divisiveness on discourse, media, and governance as well as the...

5:30 pm
Virtual Event
Nuclear Colonialism: Selecting the Irradiated

Robert Jacobs There have been over 2,000 nuclear weapon tests since 1945. These tests have deposited radioactive fallout into downwind communities where...

Thursday, October 29

Spring 2021 Pre-registration begins

Pre-registration begins for returning students. See instructions for day and times.

Black Underrepresentation in STEM fields: Moving Beyond Deficit-Based Explanations

In the U.S., Black students are underrepresented in STEM courses, putting them at a disadvantage in a labor market that rewards STEM skills and preventing...

Friday, October 30

Safe Zone Training by Jeremy Torres (He/They)

Jeremy Torres is a Latinx Queer person, currently employed at Higer Ed at the Universty of Vermont, comes to share with us his Safe Zone Training. To join,...

9 am
Virtual Event
Speak Out: Exclusivity in the Whitman College Climbing Center and Greater Climbing Community

Continuing the Conversation presents Speak Out! Conversations about Recreation and Inclusion Callie RomingerFriday, October 30th, 12-1pm Zoom Link Here:...

First Annual Halloween Costume Contest

Students, staff, and faculty are invited to dress up in a creative costume and enter in one of three categories listed below. The winner of each category...

5:30 pm
Virtual Event

Monday, November 2

Walla Walla Impact Series: Self Care Tips and Tools

Hear from counselors from the Tri-colleges on tools and methods of Self Care in preparing for the election. RSVP at: bit.ly/WWimpactseries

12 pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 5

Ashon Crawley

Biography Ashon Crawley is Associate Professor and Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at the University of Virginia. He is author of...

4 pm
Virtual Event

Monday, November 9

Melissa Harris-Perry, "American Elections: Entering 2020 & Understanding 2016"

Professor Melissa Harris-Perry is the Maya Angelou Presidential Chair at Wake Forest University where she teaches courses on American politics and elections...

5 pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 10

AAUW StartSmart Salary Negotiation Workshop (fourth years only))

Learn how to navigate salary conversations, weigh offers, and assert yourself effectively in this AAUW certified workshop. Presented as a part of the Craft...

4:30 pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 11

Katey Schultz '01

Join a conversation with alumna Katey Schultz '01 on writing, and her novel, "Still Come Home."

4 pm
Virtual Event

Friday, November 13

Safe Zone Training by Jeremy Torres (He/They)

Jeremy Torres is a Latinx Queer person, currently employed at Higer Ed at the Universty of Vermont, comes to share with us his Safe Zone Training. To join,...

9 am
Virtual Event

Monday, November 16

Craft Your Future: A Professional Development Series Presents: Articulating the Meaning of your Experiences with Abby Juhasz & Kelsey Martin

What is the impact of your collective experiences on you future goals? Learn how reflection can help you to articulate how your experiences in your community...

4:30 pm
Virtual Event

October 20 - November 18, 2020