Fall at Whitman

As the temperature cools down considerably in Washington, Walla Walla is energized with activity. Many travel to wine country during this time of year for the grape harvest while Fall Visitors’ Day and Parents Weekend invite friends and family to campus to enjoy the beautiful setting. A range of Walla Walla events including art tours, […]

Outdoor Excursions

If you are or have been a Whitman student or even a prospective student, you have most likely heard of Whitman’s Outdoor Program. Through the Outdoor Program, there are a variety of outdoor activities available, such as hiking, kayaking, skiing, snowboarding, and more. Students can also rent gear from the Outdoor Program, such as camping […]

Let’s Get Engaged!

One of the aspects of Whitman that makes it unique is the opportunities for engagement in complex and difficult dialogue. Every year Whitman hosts a Power and Privilege Symposium for one day where classes are cancelled and students, staff, faculty, and the Walla Walla community are invited to attend a variety of workshops and sessions […]

Dia de los Muertos

Every year, Walla Walla hosts a festival to celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, a holiday remembering loved ones who have passed and celebrating their lives. It is a wonderful, lively event where the community comes together to share culture and art and food and music. A fixture at the festival […]

Docey Lewis

As cliche as it is, the whole “wealth of opportunities you’ll never get anywhere other than college” thing, it’s true. We have these incredible chances to hear from people leading theirs fields, eager to share their knowledge with us, as students, and the community at large, and Whitman is that center to bring these wonderful […]

Hello from Yunnan, China!

Over the summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to the Yunnan Province in southwest China through a Whitman program called Crossroads. The Crossroads Program seeks to lead short but high impact excursions led by Whitman professors. My program was led by Professor Chas McKhann and Professor Zhao Wencui. The Yunnan of China is […]