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Whitworth to host Governor Inslee’s Advisor for Trade Policy Robert Hamilton, March 6

February 26, 2014

Robert Hamilton, advisor for trade policy in Washington state, will give a lecture on “The International Trading System and Washington” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, in Robinson Teaching Theatre, Weyerhaeuser Hall. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (509) 777-3834.

Whitworth alum’s research makes the cover of "Science" magazine

February 24, 2014

Ben Spaun, ’08, is the co-author of “Order of Magnitude Smaller Limit on the Electric Dipole Moment of the Electron,” which was recently the cover story for Science, one of the most prestigious scientific journals in the world.

Whitworth Theatre to stage “Pride and Prejudice”

February 19, 2014

The spring Whitworth Theatre production will feature “Pride and Prejudice.” Performances will take place March 7, 8, 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m., and March 9 at 2 p.m., in Cowles Auditorium at Whitworth University. General admission is $8, and $6 for students and senior citizens (age 62+). Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at For more information, please call (509) 777-3707.

Award-winning author, poet Julia Kasdorf to give Whitworth’s 2014 Simpson-Duvall Reading

February 18, 2014

Whitworth is honored to host award-winning poet, author and professor Julia Kasdorf as its 2014 Simpson-Duvall Lecturer. Kasdorf will read from her book Poetry in America and other works Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room in the Hixson Union Building. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (509) 777-3270.

Twenty students to participate in Whitworth’s new Act Six Academy

February 17, 2014

Building on the huge success of the Act Six Leadership and Scholarship program Whitworth helped launch in 2002, the university is introducing the Act Six Academy program, an intensive leadership-training course and scholarship for 20 incoming freshmen from the Spokane and Seattle/Tacoma areas.

Retired Air Force pilot to share perspective on use of drone aircrafts in Great Decisions Lecture, Feb. 20

February 13, 2014

Retired US Air Force pilot Bradley J. Ward will give the second lecture of Whitworth University’s 57th annual Great Decisions Lecture series at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 20 in Robinson Teaching Theatre of Whitworth’s Weyerhaeuser Hall. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (509) 777-3834.

Sixteen student leaders earn full Act Six scholarships to attend Whitworth, Gonzaga

February 6, 2014
Scholars among 59 diverse students from the Pacific Northwest to receive award

Whitworth and Gonzaga universities will welcome 16 new Act Six Scholars to the incoming class of 2018. The eight scholars entering Whitworth and eight entering Gonzaga are among 59 students from the Pacific Northwest to receive full college scholarships as members of the latest Act Six cohort.