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Upcoming Events

"Squeak Meisel: the immortals" Art Exhibit
Saturday, Sep. 23, 2017 | 10 a.m.

Embracing Hopelessness: A Latinx Ethics Perspective
Monday, Sep. 25, 2017 | 11:45 a.m.

Trails of Hope and Terror - A film presentation by screenwriter Miguel De La Torre
Monday, Sep. 25, 2017 | 7 p.m.

Racial Injustice, Housing, and Spokane History, Lecture by Logan Camporeale
Wednesday, Sep. 27, 2017 | 7 p.m.

"Squeak Meisel: the immortals" Art Exhibit
Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 | 10 a.m.

Waging Peace in a Divided World lecture by Jer Swigart
Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 | 7 p.m.

Roberto Mendoza Perez from Witness for Peace, Speakers & Artists Series
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 | 6:30 p.m.

LAST CHANCE: "Squeak Meisel: the immortals" Art Exhibit
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 | 10 a.m.

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Miguel De La Torre to bring award-winning documentary "Trails of Hope and Terror" to Whitworth University
The Whitworth University Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, to mark National Hispanic Heritage Month, will present author and screenwriter Miguel De La Torre, Ph.D., and his award-winning documentary "Trails of Hope and Terror" on Monday, Sept. 25, from 7-9 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre.

Whitworth University is No. 5 in "U.S. News" Rankings of Best Values in the West
Whitworth University was ranked No. 5 in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the best regional university values in the West. For the 18th consecutive year, Whitworth also ranked in the top 15 best universities out of 126 master's-level universities in the 15-state region of the Western United States, ranking No. 8 this year. Whitworth also earned the No. 2 ranking on the list of best undergraduate teaching in the West.

Journalist and Best-Selling Author of “The Big Short,” “Moneyball,” and “The Blind Side” to speak at Whitworth University President’s Leadership Forum Sept. 19
Financial journalist and New York Times best-selling author Michael Lewis will be the featured speaker at Whitworth University’s fall President’s Leadership Forum, to be held Tuesday, Sept. 19, at noon-1:30 p.m. at the Spokane Convention Center.

Whitworth Community Will Spend Day Serving Spokane Area on Sept. 20
On Wednesday, Sept. 20, nearly 1,000 Whitworth students, faculty and staff members will join forces for Community Building Day and spread across Spokane to demonstrate the university’s commitment to continued service to its community.

Whitworth President Beck A. Taylor Elected Chair of Independent Colleges of Washington Board
Whitworth University President Beck A. Taylor, Ph.D., has been elected chair of the Independent Colleges of Washington board. ICW represents 10 private, nonprofit colleges and universities in public- policy matters and advocates for the value of higher education to the state.

Whitworth to host annual Whitworth Institute of Ministry conference July 24-28
The 2017 Whitworth Institute of Ministry will welcome keynote speakers Oscar Garcia-Johnson, associate professor of theology and Latino/a studies at Fuller Theological Seminary, and theologian and best-selling author Leonard Sweet, to its 42nd conference, to be held July 24-28 at Whitworth University.

Whitworth University Board of Trustees Elects Two New Members
The Whitworth University Board of Trustees is honored to welcome Mark J. Benson and the Rev. Robyn Hogue, ’77, as its newest members, elected during the board’s April meeting.

Whitworth University Students Selected as Fulbright Finalists
Two Whitworth student applicants were selected as Fulbright Scholarship finalists for 2017-18. The university has a long-standing tradition of producing such finalists, with 35 students chosen since 2000. In 2009 and 2011, Whitworth was named a top producer of Fulbright finalists among master’s-level universities nationwide.

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