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Whitworth welcomes Emmy Award nominee Randall Balmer Sept. 29
An American author, Episcopal priest, Dartmouth University professor and historian of American religion, Randall Balmer is a man of many roles and with many insights to share. Balmer will present “His Own Received Him Not: Jimmy Carter, the Religious Right, and the 1980 Presidential Election” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 29, in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. This lecture is free and open to the public. More...

Author and communication expert Brenda Allen to present at Whitworth Sept. 30
University of Colorado’s Professor of Communications and Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Brenda Allen presents “Communicating Difference Matters” on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m., in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. This lecture is free and open to the public. More...

Whitworth professor to present annual Constitution Day Lecture, Sept. 17
Where do free speech and creative theft intersect? Explore this question and more with Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Erica Salkin as she presents “Copyright in the Digital Age” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. This Constitution Day Lecture is free and open to the public. More...

Whitworth community joins Spokane nonprofits for 107th Community Building Day
On Tuesday, Sept. 16, approximately 1,000 Whitworth students, faculty and staff, including Whitworth President Beck A. Taylor and his wife, Julie, will lend a hand to organizations across Spokane in efforts to help strengthen the community. Community Building Day is foundational in fostering a lifelong ethic of social and civic responsibility in Whitworth students; it also provides valuable services to nonprofit agencies across Spokane. More...

Whitworth climbs to No. 3 spot in “U.S. News” rankings of best values in the West
Whitworth University achieved the No. 3 spot in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the best regional university values in the West. For the 15th consecutive year, Whitworth also maintained its position as one of the top 10 best regional universities in the West. More...

Whitworth University creates historical exhibit, book, honoring people and artifacts
In honor of Whitworth’s 125th anniversary, the university is hosting a large historical display that tells the story of its enduring legacy. Additionally, the university has published a 280-page hardcover book containing 125 stories about people and 125 stories about iconic things from Whitworth’s past. The exhibit and book, each titled Torchbearers, create a powerful story of Whitworth’s enduring 125-year mission of offering students a mind-and-heart education. More...

Whitworth University hosts exhibit by photographer Chris Jordan to kick off year of signature events
Beginning Sept. 11, the Whitworth University Art Department and the Bryan Oliver Gallery will present the work of Seattle-based photographer Chris Jordan. The exhibit, which is part of Jordan’s “Running the Numbers” series, looks at contemporary American culture through the lens of statistics. The project examines unique and sometimes bizarre measurements of our society with large, highly detailed prints assembled from thousands of smaller photographs.
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Whitworth once again featured by Colleges of Distinction as a leader in education excellence
For the sixth time in seven years, Whitworth University has been named a top school in the country on CollegesofDistinction.com, an online guide that takes a fresh look at colleges and universities by appealing to students’ unique and varied interests. Based on the opinions of guidance counselors, educators, and admissions professionals, Colleges of Distinction honors colleges excelling in key areas of educational quality. More...

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