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Events

October 28 - November 26, 2020

Wednesday, October 28

Whitman Investment Company: Personal Finance for College Students

Join us during our weekly WIC meeting to learn how to manage your personal finances and answer questions like: Should I pay my student loans off after school...

12 pm
Virtual Event
Spirituali-TEA: Considering our spiritual relationship to the environment

Come and join the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life for tea and conversation. We will be considering our spiritual relationship to the environment...

4 pm
Virtual Event
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
IM Trivia Night #2

The IM Committee is hosting its second Kahoot trivia night of the semester on Wednesday, October 28th at 7pm. The theme is: Halloween. Winners get blue...

7 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.

Community Resilience Initiative ACEs Webinar #5 - Adverse Catastrophic Events

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

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...

PT/OT Advising Workshop

Join the Pre-PT/OT club for our first event of the year. We will be joined by Health Professions Advisor Kimberly Mueller for a presentation focused on...

7 pm
Virtual Event

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

Saturday, October 31

Día de los Muertos Celebration

WEB and Club LatinX invite you to a Día de Los Muertos Celebration Join us Saturday, Oct 31, at 2pm PSTWEB will be providing free face painting kits to...

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
Sarah Luna

Sarah Luna Join this talk: https://whitman.zoom.us/j/91073757779 Based upon twelve months of ethnographic research in 2008-2009 in the Mexican border city...

5 pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 5

Audio Cassette, Video Cassette: Hammond B3 Musicianship and the Black Church

It occurs in the music. From attempting to figure out which R&B singer is gay to which rapper has queer relations, music is the place of unsettled...

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

Wednesday, November 18

Climate Anxiety Speaker

This event will discuss climate anxiety--what it is and how to cope with it.

4 am
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 19

Tracking contagions along the veins of inequality: from cholera to COVID-19 and beyond

Biography Sonia Shah is an investigative journalist and author of critically acclaimed books on science, human rights, and international politics. Her...

“Blackness or Indigeneity? Yes, Please!”

Race and Ethnic Studies Senior Miyona Katayama and Professor of French, Gender Studies, and Race and Ethnic Studies Zahi Zalloua will explore the possibility...

4 pm
Virtual Event

Friday, November 20

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,...

12 pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 24

Wednesday, November 25

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break will take place November 25-27, 2020.

Thursday, November 26

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break will take place November 25-27, 2020.

October 28 - November 26, 2020