Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Whitworth publishes updated edition of illustrated university history book

Much has happened in the 20 years since longtime professor Dale Soden's illustrated history of Whitworth was published for the university's centennial celebration in 1990. The significant growth, faculty and student achievements and campus improvements of the past two decades are captured in an updated and expanded edition of the book – An Enduring Venture of Mind & Heart – now available in the Whitworth bookstore for $39.95. Books may be purchased online at www.whitworth.edu/bookstore or by calling 509.777.3277.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Whitworth journalism student receives MarCom internship award


Sophomore Heather Kennison has been selected to receive this year's Spokane Regional MarCom Association internship award. Kennison, a journalism and Spanish double-major, is one of three recipients of the award from a competitive field of applicants.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Physics major receives full-tuition scholarship to Princeton University's research program

Student also will receive President's Cup Award at commencement ceremony May 16

Senior Sean McGuire, a double major in mathematics and physics, has received a full tuition scholarship and a stipend to conduct research in the Lasers and Applied Physics doctorate program at Princeton University. The award amounts to $65,000-70,000 per year for up to six years.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Whitworth seniors receive Fulbright Scholarships to Argentina, Malaysia

Another Whitworth senior also named first alternate for scholarship to Belgium

Seniors Gillian Goodrich and Blair Daly have been awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grants to teach English as a foreign language in Argentina and Malaysia, respectively. In addition, senior Claire Swinford was named an alternate for a Fulbright grant to teach English in Belgium.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

"The Whitworthian" named top student newspaper in the country by the Society of Professional Journalists

Whitworth's student-run newspaper, The Whitworthian, has won first place in its division at the 2009 National Mark of Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists.