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Events

October 23 - November 21, 2021

Saturday, October 23

Intermediate Mountain Biking

Enjoy a more challenging ride on the Umatilla Rim Trail! Previous MTB experience is highly encouraged, but not required. RSVP...

IM Family Weekend Spikeball and Cornhole Tournament

Join us on the Reid Campus Center side lawn on Saturday the 23rd of October from 11 AM to 1 PM for a family weekend Spikeball and Cornhole Tournament! Play...

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Soccer at Willamette University Streaming Video: https://nwcnetwork.tv/wubearcats/ https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5561

Pumpkin Carving

WEB invites students to come carve pumpkins with your friends and family!

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Soccer vs University of Puget Sound Streaming Video: https://nwcnetwork.tv/whitman/ https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5582

WOOT (Whitman Outdoor Orientation Trips) Slideshow

The Whitman College Outdoor Program (OP) is excited to share pictures from the recent Whitman Outdoor Orientation Trips (WOOT) Program. WOOT sponsored six ...

The V-NORD PARENT SHOW: An improv extravaganza

After a year off, V-Nord is thrilled to return to the annual tradition of performing on parents' weekend. Meet us at Maxey auditorium on Saturday from 5:00...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Volleyball vs Linfield University Streaming Video: https://nwcnetwork.tv/whitman/ https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5650

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Volleyball vs Linfield University Streaming Video: https://nwcnetwork.tv/whitman/ https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5650

SpeakEasy Concert

The SpeakEasy concert is an annual fundraiser held by the SOS Volunteer Club in collaboration with the acapella groups. The purpose is to raise money for the...

Sunday, October 24

Flatwater Kayaking

Kayak on Palouse for a day! No experience is required. RSVP link - https://apps.ideal-logic.com/wcop?key=KLZD-4CD56_K9KH-5PTF_419e62ff55d6

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Golf vs Confluence Classic (Day 1) https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5697

Bike and Service

Spend the afternoon biking around Walla Walla heading to one of the local farms. No experience is necessary. RSVP link -...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Golf vs Confluence Classic (Day 1) https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5701

BIPOC Outdoor Club Climbing Event @ climbing wall

Whitman BIPOC Outdoor Club will be hosting climbing event day at the climbing wall. No experience necessary, show up to have some fun climbing with us! RSVP...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Soccer vs Pacific Lutheran University Streaming Video: https://nwcnetwork.tv/whitman/ https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5595

J-Horror Night! @TEK

Come to Tekisuijuku to watch a screening of Noroi: The Curse RSVP link -...

Monday, October 25

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Golf vs Confluence Classic (Day 2) https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5750

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Golf vs Confluence Classic (Day 2) https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5751

Heather Sullivan, “Dark Green: Plants and Climate Justice in the Early Anthropocene”

The talk considers both the total human dependency on plant power and yet how the exploitation of crops such as tea, sugar, coffee, cotton, palm oil, and...

4 pm
Virtual Event
Skotheim Lecture: China and the World in Two Years of Global Crisis: Tales of 1900 and 2020

Jeffery Wasserstrom, from the University of California at Irvine, will deliver the Sivert O. and Marjorie Allen Skotheim Lecture in History. "China and the...

Tuesday, October 26

Craft Your Future: Intro to Excel Spreadsheets Part 1

Spreadsheets are used in every organization to sort, classify and calculate data. This is an important and relevant skill for any student working in a lab,...

4 pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 27

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Zooming Around the World in 2 Days

The programming schedule is as follows: 3 pm - SIT Study Abroad 4 pm - CIEE 5 pm - DIS programs 6 pm - SEA Semester 7 pm - IES Abroad

3 pm
Virtual Event
Interior photo of man smiling, background of bookshelves

It is all but certain that the next century will be hotter than any we’ve experienced before. Even if we get serious about fighting climate change, it’s...

7 pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 28

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Zooming Around the World in 2 Days

The programming schedule is as follows: 3 pm - School for Field Studies 4 pm - National Theater Institute (NTI) 5 pm - Syracuse Florence 6 pm - Associated...

3 pm
Virtual Event
Zooming Around the World in 2 Days (Spain, France, Greece)

4 pm - Middlebury Spain and France 6 pm - College Year in Athens (CYA)

4 pm
Virtual Event
VISITING WRITERS READING SERIES: JANE WONG

Jane Wong is the author of How to Not Be Afraid of Everything (Alice James, 2021) and Overpour (Action Books, 2016). Her poems and essays can be found in...

5:30 pm
Virtual Event
Henry M. Jackson Lecture in International Relations

George Ciccariello-Maher, Visting Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Vassar College. Senior Research Fellow, Global Center for Advanced...

Fall Dance Concert: GHOST PIXCELLS

Featuring three new works each made collaboratively between students and choreographers Renée Archibald, Peter de Grasse, and special guests Kathleen Kelley...

Friday, October 29

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

BIPOC Outdoor Club Open Kayak @ Harvey Pool

Whitman BIPOC Outdoor Club will be hosting open kayak day at the Harvey Pool. No experience necessary, show up to have some fun in the water! RSVP...

Backcountry Dinner

Spend the evening hiking around Harris Park, cooking a backcountry dinner, and eating a freshly made meal while watching the sunset on the Columbia...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Volleyball at Pacific Lutheran University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5651

Fall Dance Concert: GHOST PIXCELLS

Featuring three new works each made collaboratively between students and choreographers Renée Archibald, Peter de Grasse, and special guests Kathleen Kelley...

Saturday, October 30

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Cross Country at NWC Championships https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5659

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Fall Dance Concert: GHOST PIXCELLS

Featuring three new works each made collaboratively between students and choreographers Renée Archibald, Peter de Grasse, and special guests Kathleen Kelley...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Soccer at Willamette University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5583

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Volleyball at University of Puget Sound https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5652

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Volleyball at University of Puget Sound https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5652

Fall Dance Concert: GHOST PIXCELLS

Featuring three new works each made collaboratively between students and choreographers Renée Archibald, Peter de Grasse, and special guests Kathleen Kelley...

Halloween Karaoke Night

Come and join WEB for a night of fun and terror. Sing your favorite songs and come in your best costume and win a prize. Get some snacks and glimpse into...

Sunday, October 31

Canoeing

Spend a day Canoeing at Wallula Gap. What a view! RSVP link - https://apps.ideal-logic.com/wcop?key=KLZD-4CD56_K9KH-5PTF_a0b4fa0840da

Fall Dance Concert: GHOST PIXCELLS

Featuring three new works each made collaboratively between students and choreographers Renée Archibald, Peter de Grasse, and special guests Kathleen Kelley...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Soccer at Linfield University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5584

DRAGTastica

DRAGTastica is coming your way again for Halloween October 31st to make it bright and shiny!Not sure what DRAGTastica is? It is a Drag lip-synching...

Monday, November 1

Red Cross Blood Drive

The Whitman College Pre-Health Society is teaming up with the American Red Cross to host a Whitman community Blood Drive in the Reid Ballroom on Monday,...

Tuesday, November 2

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Basketball at Lewis-Clark State College (Idaho) (Exhibition) https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5596

Wednesday, November 3

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Whitman College

On November 3, come hear from Talent Acquisition Manager, Zakiya Cita about the opportunities at Mary's Place and how you can prepare for a career in...

4:30 pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 4

Spring 2022 Pre-registration begins

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

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

CRISPR guided insights in the biology of methane-producing archaea

Please join us to welcome Dr. Dipti Nayak, Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, as she gives a virtual...

Sex & Pizza [CoHo, Prentiss, & IHC]

This interactive workshop, crafted and presented by Residence Life, aims to teach all on-campus residents about consent and bystander intervention.

AIA lecture series: Weapons, Warfare, And Women

The Dangerous Lives of Early Bronze Age Women in Central Anatolia Speaker: Stephanie Selover Sponsored by: Archaeological Institute of America, Walla Walla...

Whitman College Fall Orchestra Concert

In accordance with State of Washington guidance for institutes of higher education, Whitman College is a fully vaccinated campus community. As such, all...

Sex & Pizza [Lyman & Anderson]

This interactive workshop, crafted and presented by Residence Life, aims to teach all on-campus residents about consent and bystander intervention.

Friday, November 5

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Basketball at University of Idaho (Exhibition) https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5597

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Gear Tour

Spend an afternoon learning about some of the gear that the OP rental shop has to offer! Learn to set up a tent, start a stove, protect your food from...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Basketball at Eastern Oregon University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5681

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Swimming at University of Puget Sound https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5729

Saturday, November 6

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Entomology Day Hike

Spend your day hiking at Bennington Lake and learning about the bugs and other flora and fauna! RSVP link -...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Soccer at Linfield University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5564

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Swimming at Pacific Lutheran University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5730

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Soccer at Whitworth University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5585

Sunday, November 7

BIPOC Outdoor Club West Tiger Creek Trail Day Hike Trip

Whitman BIPOC Outdoor Club will be hosting a day hike trip to West Tiger creek trail. RSVP link -...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Soccer at Pacific University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5565

Bike the Wheat Fields

Take a ride around town to see some of the beautiful views of the Walla Walla Valley and the Blue Mountains. This is not a mountain biking trip, riding will...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Basketball at University of Idaho (Exhibition) https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5597

Senior Composition Recital: Koby Haigerty

In accordance with State of Washington guidance for institutes of higher education, Whitman College is a fully vaccinated campus community. As such, all...

Monday, November 8

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Basketball at Eastern Oregon University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5598

Tuesday, November 9

Wednesday, November 10

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

First Year Seminar with Professor of Geology Kirsten Nicolaysen

Experience the new First Year Seminar: Making Powerful Arguments. Read a sample of course texts and participate in small group discussions.

Fishing Platforms at Celilo Falls, ca. 1950 (Columbia Inter-Tribal Fish Commission)

In March 1957, the closing of The Dalles Dam led to the inundation of Celilo Falls, one of the most important Indigenous fishing sites in all of North...

5 pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 11

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

VISITING WRITERS READING SERIES:DANUSHA LAMERIS

Danusha Laméris’ first book, The Moons of August (2014), was chosen by Naomi Shihab Nye as the winner of the Autumn House Press Poetry Prize and was a...

5 pm
Virtual Event
Whitman College Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

In accordance with State of Washington guidance for institutes of higher education, Whitman College is a fully vaccinated campus community. As such, all...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Basketball at UC Davis (Exhibition) https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5617

Friday, November 12

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Basketball at University of California, Santa Cruz https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5618

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Staff and Faculty Development Workshop: Community Engaged Learning - Community Partners and Student Collaborators

Community Engaged Learning - Community Partners and Student Collaborators; Facilitated by Emily Anderson, NW5C Coordinator This follow-up Community Engaged...

12 pm
Virtual Event
Whitman College Wind Ensemble Fall Concert

In accordance with State of Washington guidance for institutes of higher education, Whitman College is a fully vaccinated campus community. As such, all...

Freedom Songs Concert

Freedom Songs is a racial justice themed concert created and organized by students in 2016. For 2021, Freedom Songs is coming back with the theme of "Pieces...

Saturday, November 13

Walla Walla Watershed Biking

Curious about the water of Walla Walla? Me too. Bike some of the Walla Walla Watershed to learn about our local water sources and flood control here....

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Cross Country at NCAA Regional https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5660

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Day Hike

Spend the day hiking Tiger Ridge! No experience is necessary. RSVP link - https://apps.ideal-logic.com/wcop?key=KLZD-4CD56_K9KH-5PTF_312003b1a81d

Day Hike

Spend the day hiking Tiger Ridge! No experience is necessary. RSVP link - https://apps.ideal-logic.com/wcop?key=KLZD-4CD56_K9KH-5PTF_312003b1a81d

Whitman College Chorale Fall Concert

In accordance with State of Washington guidance for institutes of higher education, Whitman College is a fully vaccinated campus community. As such, all...

Sunday, November 14

Afternoon Climbing

Head to Wallula Gap for an afternoon of climbing! No prior outdoor experience is needed but you must be belay certified in the Whitman Climbing Center before...

Afternoon Climbing

Head to Wallula Gap for an afternoon of climbing! No prior outdoor experience is needed but you must be belay certified in the Whitman Climbing Center before...

Monday, November 15

clockwise from top left: Kat Compton, Theresa Blaine, Shawn Wood, Jackie Kirouac-Fram

Take a look around the room that you’re in. Each item—the 2×4s that make up the walls, the flooring, the concrete foundation below your feet—has a climate...

2:30 pm
Virtual Event
All Together Now! Whitman College Opera Workshop

In accordance with State of Washington guidance for institutes of higher education, Whitman College is a fully vaccinated campus community. As such, all...

Wednesday, November 17

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Thursday, November 18

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Friday, November 19

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Swimming vs Willamette University Streaming Video: https://nwcnetwork.tv/whitman/ https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5731

Saturday, November 20

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Cross Country at NCAA Nationals https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5661

Along the Columbia River: Maya Lin and the Confluence Project

The exhibition is devoted to the Confluence Project, a series of six earthworks situated at historically significant points of contact between...

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Women's Basketball at Austin College https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5599

Whitman College Blues Logo (for Athletics use only)

Whitman College Men's Basketball at Walla Walla University https://athletics.whitman.edu/calendar.aspx?id=5619

October 23 - November 21, 2021