Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Whitworth Great Decisions series to feature April 9 lecture on digital privacy


Whitworth Assistant Professor of Communication Studies Erica Salkin will present the university’s next Great Decisions lecture on Thursday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. Salkin’s lecture “’I declare to Facebook that…’ and Other Digital Privacy Myths” will explore privacy issues in the digital world.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Whitworth celebrates $1.5-million gift from Dana and David Dornsife on Whitworth Serves Day


On Saturday Whitworth University will celebrate a gift of $1.5 million from Dana and David Dornsife, given in support of Whitworth’s Center for Service-Learning and Community Engagement, which will be renamed the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Community Engagement. The gift is being celebrated on the same day that hundreds of Whitworth alumni, students, faculty and staff are serving their communities across the country during Whitworth Serves Day, a celebration of Whitworth’s 125th anniversary and a major component of The Campaign for Whitworth.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Feminist cultural critic wraps up Women’s History Month at Whitworth with March 31 lecture


Whitworth University’s Women and Gender Studies Program will host feminist writer and cultural critic
Andi Zeisler for a public lecture on March 31 at 6 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre. The lecture, “Don’t Just Change the Channel: Why Pop Culture Matters to Feminism, Activism and Social Justice,” is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Whitworth to honor former trustee Carol Wendle with Distinguished Community Service Award


Whitworth University will formally recognize former trustee Carol Wendle for decades of exemplary service to the Spokane community in a special ceremony April 27.