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  • Internships & Fellowships | Whittier College
    Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Mathematics Slider Scientific Development Whittier College awards grants to promote science and math education Read more Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak Q A with Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellow Dara Belarmino Read more Alumni Spotlight Sierpiński Riesel and Fibonacci numbers meet math alumna Angelica Gonzalez 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math Internships Fellowships Internships Fellowships On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Internships At Whittier College education goes beyond the confines of campus Here we know that classroom learning needs to be practically applied both for career training as well as civic involvement and so getting out into the community is crucial for intellectual and character growth Whittier s location in Southern California close to Los Angeles and Orange County gives students internship opportunities that will help them gain crucial business training and experience valuable for their post Whittier lives Industries ranging from entertainment to finance aerospace to bioengineering and more all call Southern California home Civic involvement is immensely important at Whittier College as well Our Center for Engagement with Communities brings together faculty students and staff from all sectors of the College to partner with non profit organizations and local government in Whittier and the neighboring communities Learn more about the internship process at the Center for Career Planning Internships And to locate volunteer opportunities in and around Whittier College please visit the Center for Engagement with Communities Fellowships

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  • Study Abroad | Whittier College
    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 Mathematics Slider Scientific Development Whittier College awards grants to promote science and math education Read more Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak Q A with Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellow Dara Belarmino Read more Alumni Spotlight Sierpiński Riesel and Fibonacci numbers meet math alumna Angelica Gonzalez 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math 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 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 Mathematics Students of mathematics can study abroad in countries that include Argentina Australia China Hungary Ireland New Zealand Peru South Africa Taiwan United Kingdom For a comprehensive list of study

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  • Support | Whittier College
    Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Mathematics Slider Scientific Development Whittier College awards grants to promote science and math education Read more Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak Q A with Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellow Dara Belarmino Read more Alumni Spotlight Sierpiński Riesel and Fibonacci numbers meet math alumna Angelica Gonzalez 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Math Support Support On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Continued success of the Department of Mathematics 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

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  • Mathematics Latest News | Whittier College
    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 wide

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  • Upcoming Mathematics Events | Whittier College
    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 Mathematics Slider Scientific Development Whittier College awards grants to promote science and math education Read more Mathematical Modeling of a Zombie Outbreak Q A with Mellon Mays Undergrad Fellow Dara Belarmino Read more Alumni Spotlight Sierpiński Riesel and Fibonacci numbers meet math alumna Angelica Gonzalez 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Mathematics Mobile About Majors Minors Mathematics Major Minor Mathematics with Teaching Credential Major 3 2 Engineering Math Major Mathematics Business Major Scientific Computing Minor Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty AP Credit Math Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Upcoming Mathematics Events Upcoming Mathematics 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

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  • About | Whittier College
    expression Learn more Everything From Cinema to Slang Students sharpen their French language skills at La Table Française Read more A Look Inside Franco African Cinema to Taste of Japan a preview of some of our modern languages courses Learn more Alumni Spotlight Practice Practice Practice A Q A with English and French alumna Apollonia Galvan 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Modern Languages Literatures Mobile About Areas of Study Preview of Courses Honor Societies Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Language Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Modern Languages About About On 23 Apr 2013 By admin 0 Comments Language study is desirable for liberally educated people because such study provides insights into other peoples and cultures It also heightens awareness of language and generally strengthens knowledge of English A concentration in modern languages and literature provides its graduates with both a specific area of skills and competence and a sense of the relationship between a particular discipline and the large body of knowledge that is the patrimony of liberally educated persons Whittier College s program in modern languages and literature stresses both practical and humanistic goals A series of graduated language courses permits acquisition of oral aural and written mastery of a foreign language A comprehensive program of courses in literature and civilization ranges from general introductory surveys through period and genre offerings to seminars treating individual major authors This program provides in depth and in breadth the experience of another culture and of its modes of thought and expression The study of Chinese French Japanese or Spanish contributes to this crucial goal by nurturing the development of a sensitive use of the verbal medium As educators we believe that learning languages is essential preparation for participation

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  • Club Spotlight | Whittier College
    thought and expression Learn more Everything From Cinema to Slang Students sharpen their French language skills at La Table Française Read more A Look Inside Franco African Cinema to Taste of Japan a preview of some of our modern languages courses Learn more Alumni Spotlight Practice Practice Practice A Q A with English and French alumna Apollonia Galvan 12 Read more Prev Next In This Section Modern Languages Literatures Mobile About Faculty Language Placement Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Modern Languages Club Spotlight Club Spotlight On 6 Dec 2013 By mramos1 0 Comments EVERYTHING FROM CINEMA TO SLANG Students Sharpen Their French Language Skills at La Table Française by Hallie Gayle 15 Bonjour Comment allez vous THROUGHOUT THE SEMESTER Whittier francophiles come together for lunch at La Table Française to exchange beautiful melodious words like these over sandwiches and coffee Warm greetings launch lively conversations between native near native and learning French speakers all savoring the casual atmosphere provided for them to practice their language skills La Table Française organized by Professor of French Marie Magdeleine Chirol is a social gathering space open to all lovers of French culture and language Each French Table gathering is different said Chirol The atmosphere depends on what everyone brings to the conversation I love seeing students from all levels interact with Whittier s own Francophone students or students from Kaplan Aspect an English program for international students at the College as well as with people from the larger Whittier area interested in French culture We often have a good laugh Professor Chirol usually begins the lunchtime chatter with an ice breaker Quels sont vos projets pour le week end What are everyone s plans for the weekend From this opening conversation around the table

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  • Preview of Courses | Whittier College
    offered or are usually offered in the Modern Languages Department For a comprehensive list of courses please refer to the current Schedule of Classes or Course Catalog Chinese CHIN 160 Chinese for Business and Travel This course is designed for students with no or little knowledge of Chinese This course introduces practical conversational Chinese Mandarin for business and travel It focuses on enhancing the listening and speaking skills in situations related to daily life business occasions appointments etc It also covers culture social etiquette and doing business in Chinese speaking areas such as China Taiwan and Hong Kong CHIN 360 Love Romance and Lust in Chinese Literature A multimedia survey of the various themes and representations of love in Chinese poetry short fiction novels and film Topics of investigation and discussion will include the unique Chinese heritage of polygamy arranged marriage homosexuality eunuchs and other phenomena The course is taught using materials in English translation No knowledge of Chinese language is required Students with proficiency in the language are encouraged to do the readings in Chinese French FREN 374 La Flâneur I A flâneur is defined as an aimless idler a loafer from flâner to idle about stroll By walking about and observing Los Angeles and by thinking about cities critically through diverse readings students will be initiated to fields of knowledge ranging from urban studies to literature Students will use what they learn in this class and in the field to construct a project to be completed in Paris during January While the course is taught in English because of the co enrollment of students at different language levels and from other departments students at the 374 level will read and complete assignments in French FREN 177 477 Franco African Cinema and Literature African Cinema is a new cinema

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