September 29, 2015
Nydia Martinez, Ph.D., will present a Hispanic Heritage Month lecture, “Honoring Diversity or Homogenizing Identities?,” on Monday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University. Admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-4215.
September 24, 2015
Whitworth Theatre will stage its fall production, William Shakespeare’s Richard III, Oct. 16, 17, 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. The performances will take place in Cowles Auditorium at Whitworth University. General admission: $10; students and seniors: $8; Whitworth students free with valid student I.D. For tickets, please call (509) 777-3707, visit www.whitworth.edu/theatretickets, or purchase at the box office starting one hour prior performance (cash or check only).
September 21, 2015
Dena Samuels, Ph.D., will present an Inclusive University Classroom lecture, “Minimizing Implicit Bias in Educational Settings,” on Monday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University. Admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-4215. Samuels’ book, The Culturally Inclusive Educator: Preparing for a Multicultural World, will be available for sale during the evening and a short book signing with Samuels will follow her lecture.
September 16, 2015
Each academic year, the Woodrow Foundation awards a scholarship to one Whitworth student based on academic excellence, leadership skills and financial need. This year’s recipient is English major Karlin Andersen, ’17. Andersen’s Woodrow Foundation scholarship covers full tuition, books and fees for 2015-16.
New York Times columnist and best-selling author David Brooks to speak at Whitworth University President’s Leadership Forum Oct. 13
September 15, 2015
David Brooks, a columnist for The New York Times and a best-selling author, will be the featured speaker for Whitworth University’s fall President’s Leadership Forum, held on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. Costs for this event are $50 per person or $500 for a corporate table (10 seats per table). Breakfast will be served. To learn more or to RSVP for this event, please visit www.whitworth.edu/leadershipforum.
Wells Fargo Bank is title sponsor for the event
September 14, 2015
Whitworth Associate Professor of History and Lindaman Chair Anthony Clark, Ph.D., will present the annual Lindaman Chair Lecture, “An Elusive Dream? Religious Freedom and the Reign of God,” on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Hall Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University. Admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-3270.
September 11, 2015
Whitworth Professor of Political Science Kathryn Lee, Ph.D., will present the 2015 Constitution Day Lecture, “From Selma to Shelby County v. Holder: Voter Suppression in 21st-Century America.” The lecture will take place on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Hall’s Robinson Teaching Theatre at Whitworth University. Admission is free. For more information, please call (509) 777-3834.
September 10, 2015
On Wednesday, Sept. 23, 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.
September 9, 2015
Whitworth University maintained the No. 3 position in U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the best regional university values in the West. For the 16th consecutive year, Whitworth is also ranked one of the top 10 best universities out of 118 master's-level universities in the 15-state region of the Western United States.