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  • Study Abroad | Whittier College
    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 History Homepage Slider Cultures of Other Times and Places The Department of History at Whittier offers a curriculum that is global in its approach and important to a liberal arts education Learn more Putting History To Use Humanities scholar Mario Obando 13 brings Nixon research to young audiences Read more Alumni Spotlight Emily McEwen 05 programming and exhibits assistant at the Cowlitz County Historical Museum in Kelso WA Learn More Prev Next In This Section History Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Preceptorships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics History Study Abroad Study Abroad On 26 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 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 Interim session of international academic experience The history department strongly encourages students to study abroad Over the past ten years over fifty history majors have studied at universities on nearly every continent including Oxford and Royal Holloway universities in England Beijing University in China University of Western Cape in South Africa and the College de France in Paris Selected study abroad programs can help students achieve proficiency in a second language meet major or minor requirements complete general education courses take courses not available at Whittier Recent program graduates have also completed international internships

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  • After Whittier | Whittier College
    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 History Homepage Slider Cultures of Other Times and Places The Department of History at Whittier offers a curriculum that is global in its approach and important to a liberal arts education Learn more Putting History To Use Humanities scholar Mario Obando 13 brings Nixon research to young audiences Read more Alumni Spotlight Emily McEwen 05 programming and exhibits assistant at the Cowlitz County Historical Museum in Kelso WA Learn More Prev Next In This Section History Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Preceptorships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics History After Whittier After Whittier On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Recent history alumni are completing advanced degrees at institutions that include Claremont Graduate University Columbia University Cornell University Penn State med school University of California Los Angeles University of California Riverside University of Hawaii University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin Madison Graduates who enter the professional arena have found careers as lawyers medical doctors college and university professors public school teachers development officers for a community organization Peace Corps volunteers ministers and at least one as a production assistant for a Hollywood film company See what our alumni are up to Ashleigh Krueger 05 Medical Student Penn State College of Medicine My time at Whittier was transformative In the span of four short years I came to know who I was and the direction I wanted my life to take Not only do I feel that I received a first class education at Whittier but I also

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  • Support | Whittier College
    Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni History Homepage Slider Cultures of Other Times and Places The Department of History at Whittier offers a curriculum that is global in its approach and important to a liberal arts education Learn more Putting History To Use Humanities scholar Mario Obando 13 brings Nixon research to young audiences Read more Alumni Spotlight Emily McEwen 05 programming and exhibits assistant at the Cowlitz County Historical Museum in Kelso WA Learn More Prev Next In This Section History Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Preceptorships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics History Support Support On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Continued success of the Department of History 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

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  • History Latest News | Whittier College
    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 21 2015 The College to Host Waking the Green Tiger Filmmakers The programming is part of the College s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment During the week of November 16 20 2015 Whittier College s Luce Initiative on Asian Studies and the Environment LIASE program will host award 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 Wednesday September 30 2015 Institute for Baseball Studies Hosts Author Andy McCue and Former Dodger Wes Parker The Institute for Baseball Studies delighted local Dodger fans with its latest guest lectures a two part evening featuring author Andy McCue and former Dodger first baseman Wes Parker McCue is the author of a compelling detailed and 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

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  • Upcoming History Events | Whittier College
    Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni History Homepage Slider Cultures of Other Times and Places The Department of History at Whittier offers a curriculum that is global in its approach and important to a liberal arts education Learn more Putting History To Use Humanities scholar Mario Obando 13 brings Nixon research to young audiences Read more Alumni Spotlight Emily McEwen 05 programming and exhibits assistant at the Cowlitz County Historical Museum in Kelso WA Learn More Prev Next In This Section History Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Preceptorships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics History Upcoming History Events Upcoming History Events Jan 27 Wed 01 27 2016 8 00am Spring Orientation Jan 28 Thu 01 28 2016 8 00am Spring Term Begins Feb 10 Wed 02 10 2016 5 00pm The Meeting Fascinating and dramatically compelling this eloquent play depicts the supposed meeting of two of the most important men of modern times Malcolm X and Dr Martin Luther King Jr Differing in More 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

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  • About | Whittier College
    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 Kinesiology Slider Dynamic and Engaging A popular major at Whittier Kinesiology and Nutrition Science KNS delivers critical training for today s most in demand professions Learn more A Look Inside Food Science and Technology to Psychology of Sport a preview of some of our KNS courses Learn more Alumni Spotlight Jim Skipper 73 running back coach for the Tennessee Titans Read more Prev Next In This Section Kinesiology Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Kinesiology About About On 29 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Kinesiology is the study of human movement which encompasses the scientific disciplines of Movement Anatomy Biomechanics Motor Learning Control and Exercise Physiology For a complete curriculum students also study the mental motivational and sociological aspects of sport and exercise in Psychology and Sociology of Sport courses Students can major or minor in kinesiology without an emphasis or can major with an emphasis in either Pre Physical Therapy or Sport Management Those wishing to pursue a credential to teach physical education should take courses in Kinesiology and Education before sitting for the CSET exams for a single subject Nutrition is the study of the processes of taking in and utilizing nutrients for growth repair and maintenance of the human organism The department s nutrition science minor places special emphasis on understanding the

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  • Preview of Courses | Whittier College
    to the current Schedule of Classes or Course Catalog KNS 250 Applied Musculoskeletal Anatomy An in depth study of the structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system Emphasis placed on application of mechanical principles related to articulations joints and movement Prerequisite Sophomore standing or above KNS 300 Current Topics in Health This course is designed to expand our concept of human health as an individual attribute that often focuses on one s physical characteristics and personal choices to include an exploration of many other factors that also significantly influence the health status of people in our society Students are guided through analysis of current controversial issues in health and society that exemplify the truly multidimensional nature of human health as we discuss the physiological psychological social political and economic forces that may be associated with each topic KNS 311 Biomechanics Anatomical and mechanical principles relating to human movement Lecture and laboratory Prerequisite KNS 250 KNS 313 Exercise Physiology The effects of exercise and stress upon the various organic functions Lectures and laboratory Prerequisite KNS 250 KNS 315 Diet and Disease The food we eat plays a major role in our well being Too much or too little of a nutrient present in the diet will eventually have consequences to our health over time This course will provide students with an understanding of how diet impacts our health Specific chronic diseases will be addressed which will require students to critically think about connections between the science of nutrition and lifestyle choices that lead to diseases commonly found in the United States and around the world You will be prompted to translate your understanding of journal readings into your writing assignments and exams KNS 340 History Philosophy of Sport Leisure The historical and philosophical development of sport and leisure within the context

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  • Alumni Spotlight | Whittier College
    and playbook In 1974 he began his new career on the sidelines hired by Cal Poly Pomona to work with their defensive team As he explains it I was always a more cerebral player than most so the transition from player to coach was smooth and I felt comfortable taking on this new role I was coaching guys from the perspective of recently having been in their position so I found it easy to communicate with them to get what I wanted from them Five years later Skipper was offered the opportunity to stretch his skills at the college level this time managing running backs He admits changing his focus from defense to offense was a bit tough at first but he charged in and met the challenge His success with college teams garnered him a solid reputation in the industry and in 1983 he was recruited into the pro leagues less than a decade after his first coaching job Skipper recognized he now faced higher stakes the politics of professional sports the pressure and demands of media and a vested fan base and a team of paycheck driven players To his credit he did not let these peripheral elements alter his own game He remained dedicated to his own clear cut goal to train these kids how to play ball to the best of their and his abilities When it comes to practice strategies Skipper has fashioned what some have called an unconventional approach The physical program he requires players to follow is common enough to pro ball weights running drills scrimmage and the like The mental program however is decidedly different and one that elicits groans from his rookies Realizing that players are required to quickly learn and execute strategies housed in ever expanding playbooks the Whittier College physical education major decided to apply a basic technique of classroom teaching to football coaching He gives exams On the Saturday morning prior to each game Skipper s running backs assemble with pencil and paper to answer up 200 questions covering all aspects of plays and formations taught that week which can number upwards of 135 As an added twist Skipper includes questions that target a variety of unexpected scenarios that could happen just prior to or during a play Intuition he explains is not learned behavior thinking on your feet however is That s what I have to train my players to do Overall these tests and quizzes have proved invaluable to Skipper allowing him to peer into the minds of his players and isolate what specific issues need to be addressed before game time Attentive too to the occasional wandering mind of students Skipper administers verbal pop quizzes during the daily film sessions randomly calling on players regardless of their position in the lineup Players he instructs need to stay alert and receptive to new information at all times In a December interview published in The Herald Skipper recalled illustrating the point to his squad I guarantee if

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