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  • Chemistry Latest News | Whittier College
    2016 Faculty Members Lead Travel Courses During JanTerm The study abroad experience has long been a hallmark of the liberal arts curriculum and a rite of passage for many American undergraduates In addition to the traditional semester long experience Whittier College offers student the opportunity to More Wednesday October 7 2015 Whittier College Receives 2 6M Title V Grant from the Department of Education The award will significantly increase the College s capacity for STEM learning and research The Department of Education s Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Program has awarded Whittier College a 2 6M grant to enhance STEM Science More Monday September 28 2015 Poets Serve Community in 21st Annual Helping Hands Day More than 100 Whittier College students alumni staff faculty and administrators rolled up their sleeves on Saturday September 26 and participated in the 21st annual Helping Hands Day Participants gathered in the Campus Center for breakfast More Tuesday September 22 2015 Whittier and Broadoaks Students Celebrate United Nations International Day of Peace Whittier College and Broadoaks School students joined people across the world in celebrating the United Nations International Day of Peace An annual tradition on the Whittier College campus the celebration of peace was led by children from The More Sunday September 6 2015 Whittier Welcomes Class of 2019 Whittier welcomed the Class of 2019 composed of 454 first years and 76 transfer students who descended upon campus on September 6 for the start of New Student Orientation This cohort is one of Whittier s most diverse and brightest Classes for More Thursday September 3 2015 New Faculty Members Join Whittier College Whittier College recently announced the hiring of 15 new faculty members with the start of the 2015 16 academic year With diverse backgrounds the new faculty members areas of expertise include a

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  • Upcoming Chemistry Events | Whittier College
    Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Chemistry Homepage Slider An Interdisciplinary Science Whittier s Department of Chemistry offers three Bachelor of Arts degree options designed to suit a wide variety of interests Learn more In the Lab Chemistry and biochemistry majors take full advantage of collaborative research opportunities Read more Alumni Spotlight Award winning biogeochemist educator and author James N Galloway 66 Read more Prev Next In This Section Chemistry Mobile Menu About After Whittier Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Honor Society Internships Fellowships Majors Minors Preview of Courses Research Fieldwork Resources Study Abroad Support You are here Home Academics Chemistry Upcoming Chemistry Events Upcoming Chemistry Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Feb 15 Mon 02 15 2016 8 00am Presidents Day College Open Mar 14 Mon 03 14 2016 8 00am Spring Break Apr 23 Sat 04 23 2016 12 00am Passover May 03 Tue 05 03 2016 8 00am End of Spring Term May 04 Wed 05 04 2016 8 00am Faculty Reading Day May 05 Thu 05 05 2016 8 00am Final Exams May 13 Fri 05 13 2016 8 00am Commencement May 30 Mon 05 30 2016 8 00am Memorial Day College Closed Jul 04 Mon 07 04 2016 8 00am Independence Day College Closed Sep 05 Mon 09 05 2016 8 00am Labor Day College Open Sep 07 Wed 09 07 2016 8 00am Fall Term Begins Oct 03 Mon 10 03 2016 8 00am Rosh Hashana Oct 12 Wed 10 12 2016 8 00am Yom

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  • About | Whittier College
    Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Economics Homepage Slider Department of Economics Prev Next In This Section Economics Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Kim Thomas Lecture Series Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Economics About About On 23 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments In encouraging an appreciation of the way in which economists think about and approach issues the study of economics at Whittier College is rewarding in itself and is an excellent background for a wide variety of careers that include law business and government The program is designed to provide a rigorous course of study for those interested in pursuing graduate work in economics The Economics Department offers an ideal student to professor ratio and hands on learning experiences Many upper division economics classes include experiments and simulations as well as collaborative learning exercises Students in most upper division courses are also responsible for significant research paper assignments Additionally economics majors are required to write a senior project Students have worked with faculty on research papers that have been submitted for publication in national collegiate economic journals and presented at conferences such as the Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research SCCUR which is held at local colleges in the fall of each year The Department also offers opportunities for students to learn from current leaders

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  • Research & Fieldwork | Whittier College
    s own Undergraduate Research Scholarship and Creative Activity URSCA Conference One recent example of student faculty research is a paper written by Nicole Yamasaki 15 and Professor Roger White titled Source Destination Cultural Differences Immigrants Skill Levels and Immigrant Stocks Evidence from Six OECD Member Host Countries The paper was published in the August 2014 issue of the National Institute Economic Review Another recent example of student faculty research collaboration involved two students Ashling Massoumi 15 and Patrick Rubalcava 15 assisting Professor White as he completed his most recent book Cultural Differences and Economic Globalization Effects on Trade FDI and Migration All Economics majors complete a Senior Project which consists of in depth original research on a topic of the student s choosing The Project involves analysis of the selected topic including a synthesis of related literature and the gathering and examination of data to test particular hypotheses Guidance is provided by faculty in the selection of topics determination of appropriate research methodology and the writing of the thesis however the Senior Project affords majors a unique opportunity to apply the knowledge they have gained during their undergraduate careers to hone existing research writing and presentation skills and to acquire new skills Some titles of recent Senior Projects include Class of 2015 U S Military Presence Abroad and U S Exports Max Baron Innovation in China Geoffrey Booker The National Football League Does Academic Rank Mean More Money Foster Cunningham Latina Business Owners and Community Change Meagan Elizondo Applying Behavioral Economics to Microfinance How Small Changes Rooted in an Understanding of Borrower Behavior Can Improve Financial Product Design Ashling Massoumi The Analysis of a Kenyan World Bank Survey Stefan Munoz Unequal Equality Ethnic Differences in China Nicole Naghash Economic Determinants of Life Expectancy Carlos Pina As American as Apple Pie A Historical Economic Analysis of the Beer Industry in the United States Zachary Rager Holy Discrimination Batman An Analysis of the United States Comic Book Industry Patrick Rubalcava Winner of 2015 Award for Best Senior Project The Olympic Games Boom or Bust Trevor Wegman Maximizing the Benefits of Minimum Wage Nicole Yamasaki Class of 2014 Sociological and Economic Determinants of Voting in the United States Arianna Assenmacher Crime and Society Andrew Chen Economic Determinants of Well being Corinne Cleveland Determinants of Professional Sports Franchise Establishments Dylan Irwin Economic Consequences of the Civil War A Slow Death in Syria Levon Massmanian Winner of 2014 Award for Best Senior Project Timing Effects in the Market for Residential Real Estate John Pellarin The Effect of College Ranking Systems on Private Higher Learning Institutions Laurel Pinkley Quantitative Easing and Manufacturing Industry level Output David Raygoza Class of 2013 Cap and Trade Carbon Markets Delayed Migration to Renewable Energy Production Jasper Albright The Transformation and Development of China s Economy from 1949 to 2012 Sean Bahar Co winner of 2013 Award for Best Senior Project Mergers and Acquisitions in the Energy and Power Industries Eddie Beckerman Rational Behavior in Sports A Look at NFL Players

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  • Internships & Fellowships | Whittier College
    Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Economics Homepage Slider Department of Economics Prev Next In This Section Economics Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Economics Internships Fellowships Internships Fellowships On 23 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Internships The Economics Department strongly encourages its students to take advantage of internships as part of their undergraduate experience Many majors take advantage of our close association with the Business Administration Department and participate in its internship class The Department also works with the College s Center for Career Planning and Internships to help students obtain internships both locally in Los Angeles and Orange County and in other areas of the country In the recent past majors have interned with Wells Fargo and Goldman Sachs in New York City To learn more about Internships available to Economics students please speak to a department advisor or visit the Center for Career Planning and Internships website Fellowships Whittier s Director of Fellowships along with faculty and staff advisors is committed to helping students launch their search for internal national and international fellowships that fit their intellectual professional and personal goals Each year students compete for and win impressive scholarship and fellowship awards To date Whittier College has had four Rhodes Scholars two Thomas R Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellows several Fulbright awardees

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  • Study Abroad | Whittier College
    Life Campus Life Home Getting Involved Housing Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Economics Homepage Slider Department of Economics Prev Next In This Section Economics Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Economics Study Abroad Study Abroad On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Travel throughout multiple countries cultural exchange foreign language immersion unique academic adventures all of these are hallmarks of the international study experience For the last 50 years in keeping with its mission to prepare students for a global society and evolving workplace Whittier College has sponsored study abroad opportunities placing qualified students in locations throughout five continents or at sea for a semester year summer or January or May Interim session of international academic experience While abroad Whittier students have also had opportunities to complete international internships conduct and publish professional research and been offered foreign graduate school and work opportunities International Programs in Economics Students of economics can study abroad in countries that include Australia Austria Brazil Chile China Germany Greece Jordan South Africa United Kingdom Vietnam For a comprehensive list of study abroad programs for economics students visit the Poet World Portal Students of all disciplines can also participate in any of Whittier s faculty led study abroad courses which take place during the shorter JanTerm and MayTerm and

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  • After Whittier | Whittier College
    Food Health Exercise Sustainability Student Support First Year at Whittier News Events Office of Communications News Releases Campus Events Calendar The Rock For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Economics Homepage Slider Department of Economics Prev Next In This Section Economics Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Economics After Whittier After Whittier On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments A degree in Economics offers students a wide range of possible educational and career opportunities after Whittier College Our graduates have gone on to pursue JD MBA and graduate and doctorate degrees in fields such as mathematics international relations sociology economics health administration financial engineering and geology Colleges and universities attended include University of Arizona William and Mary College Johns Hopkins University University of Houston Claremont Graduate University Cornell University University of Chicago London School of Economics Loyola University Pantheon Sorbonne University of Southern California Western State College of Law Graduates who enter the professional arena have taken jobs with consulting firms major corporations in retail management banking the health sector and for government agencies both in the U S and overseas See what our alumni are up to Ben Barchey 09 Associate Vice President Griffin Capital Securities As an alumnus I am still learning and growing I continue to seek experiences and strong relationships that help me gain a better understanding of life I advise you to chase what you are passionate about and the rest will

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  • Support | Whittier College
    For the Media Emergency Information Athletics Athletics Alumni Get Involved Our Alumni Poet Awards Benefits Services Connect Whittier Weekend Information For Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Information for Students Alumni Parents Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Economics Homepage Slider Department of Economics Prev Next In This Section Economics Mobile About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Economics Support Support On 24 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Continued success of the Economics Department depends on the generosity of our donors Your gift of time money or resources allows us to continue to provide students with the best opportunities to learn and develop provide a quality education and attract and retain top scholars and students Ways to Support Gifts to the Whittier Fund Tuition does not cover the entire cost of educating a student Unrestricted gifts to the Whittier Fund bridge the funding gap and help provide exceptional opportunities that all students enjoy including access to a great education internships job counseling small class sizes and leadership and team building opportunities Unrestricted gifts provide the most flexibility and allow Whittier to use your gift where the need is greatest Directed gifts to the Whittier Fund may be designated for a particular purpose within the College s identified institutional needs including student service and academic program support student scholarships faculty recruitment and retention library resources and acquisitions and athletics However you choose to support the Whittier Fund be assured that your gift will provide the crucial resources necessary to sustain excellence at the College Make a donation to the Whittier Fund Contributions are fully tax deductible Volunteer Opportunities Please connect to

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