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  • Research & Fieldwork | Whittier College
    Homepage Slider Physics Professor Awarded NASA Grant The first NASA grant to be awarded to Whittier College will support an astronomer s study of blazars Read more Physics Club Star Party Stargazing and s mores in Joshua Tree National Park Read more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with physics alumnus Dipesh Bhattari 05 process development engineer at Cree Inc Read more Prev Next In This Section Physics Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Physics Astronomy Research Fieldwork Research Fieldwork On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments At Whittier College our student body works in close active collaboration with professors who are leaders in their fields Together this team of learners conducts research projects that push the boundaries of knowledge and inquiry For example select students support faculty members with their professional academic investigations At other times it is the faculty which assists the efforts of students in pursuing groundbreaking new research As a result of these experiences and with confidence in their own abilities Whittier students regularly go on to participate in conferences such as the Southern California Conference on Undergraduate Research and other academic conclaves across the nation Students further interact with faculty members in programs that are part of the College s Centers of Distinction and take place at Garrett and Hartley Faculty Masters Houses on campus residences where professors live for a multi year term and coordinate and host an array of educational and social activities While students at large universities struggle merely to gain face time with professors here at Whittier students interact with the faculty personally and on a daily basis Academics in Action PHYSICS CLUB STAR PARTY Stargazing and S

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  • Internships & Fellowships | Whittier College
    Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Physics Homepage Slider Physics Professor Awarded NASA Grant The first NASA grant to be awarded to Whittier College will support an astronomer s study of blazars Read more Physics Club Star Party Stargazing and s mores in Joshua Tree National Park Read more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with physics alumnus Dipesh Bhattari 05 process development engineer at Cree Inc Read more Prev Next In This Section Physics Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Physics Astronomy 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 Whittier s Director

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  • After Whittier | Whittier College
    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 Physics Homepage Slider Physics Professor Awarded NASA Grant The first NASA grant to be awarded to Whittier College will support an astronomer s study of blazars Read more Physics Club Star Party Stargazing and s mores in Joshua Tree National Park Read more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with physics alumnus Dipesh Bhattari 05 process development engineer at Cree Inc Read more Prev Next In This Section Physics Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Physics Astronomy After Whittier After Whittier On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Whittier College s Physics and Astronomy majors graduate with a wide variety of opportunities before them Recent alumni are completing advanced degrees at institutions that include Cornell University Stanford University Columbia University California State University UCLA USC and Boston University Graduates who enter the professional arena have taken jobs in teaching biotechnology software contracting consulting companies and engineering See what our alumni are up to Dipesh Bhattarai 05 Process Development Engineer Cree Inc MA Currently I work at Cree Inc as a Process Development Engineer The main part of my job is to improve the performance of LED Devices by using better wafer fabrication techniques Whittier College gave me a good foundation in physics I was able to build on that foundation during my graduate school and also during my career Read more Kalina Gospodinova 04 Researcher NOSAM MA I came from

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  • Support | Whittier College
    Families Friends Neighbors Faculty Staff Apply Visit Search form Search Calendar Directory Campus Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni Physics Homepage Slider Physics Professor Awarded NASA Grant The first NASA grant to be awarded to Whittier College will support an astronomer s study of blazars Read more Physics Club Star Party Stargazing and s mores in Joshua Tree National Park Read more Alumni Spotlight A Q A with physics alumnus Dipesh Bhattari 05 process development engineer at Cree Inc Read more Prev Next In This Section Physics Mobile About Majors Minors Preview of Courses Honor Society Clubs Organizations Facilities Resources Links Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Physics Astronomy Support Support On 26 Apr 2013 By Anonymous not verified 0 Comments Continued success of the Department of Physics and Astronomy 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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  • Physics and Astronomy Latest News | Whittier College
    Astronomy Latest News Physics and Astronomy Latest News Monday January 11 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 Wednesday July 8 2015 Stephen Zavala 15 drafted by St Louis Cardinals Poet catcher Stephen Zavala 15 was selected by the St Louis Caridinals for the 2015 Major League Baseball MLB

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  • Upcoming Physics and Astronomy Events | Whittier College
    Students Contact Us Campus 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 You are here Home Academics Upcoming Physics and Astronomy Events Upcoming Physics and Astronomy 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 Kippur Oct 14 Fri 10 14 2016 8 00am Mid Semester Break Oct 21 Fri 10 21 2016 8 00am Whittier Weekend Dec 12 Mon 12 12 2016 8 00am Reading Day May 02 Tue 05

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  • After Whittier | Whittier College
    Comments The most common careers associated with a political science major include work in government at the local state national or international levels the law politics teaching at the college or high school level journalism work in the military or intelligence related fields business public relations or other administrative positions such as high school principals hospital or hotel management or work with interest groups or non profit organizations Our graduates include former congressmen members of the state legislature and city councils the head of the St Lawrence Seaway project dozens of lawyers university professors officials in the United Nations former ambassadors a vice president for Columbia Records actors business executives a U S Assistant Secretary of Education a deputy director of the U S Treasury Department and most recently an individual who will be heading up the program in Afghanistan to improve their legal and judicial systems Recent Political Science alumni have pursued advanced degrees at institutions that include USC UCLA UCSD Brown University University of Missouri Oregon State University Tufts University Kings College London University College London Josef Korbel School and University of Denver See what our alumni are up to Benjamin A Davis 81 Visiting Professor Florida A M University My advice to future alumni is to not take for granted the information you are being taught by the political science department Do not be afraid to use in the work place what you were taught You will impress Also you will use that knowledge for years to come especially if you go into journalism or politics Oh and save your books They will come in handy later Read more Jose Garzon 77 Deputy Director Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation US Agency for International Development WA What Whittier taught me was the virtue of personal care attention

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  • Academics in Action | Whittier College
    Academics Political Science Academics in Action Academics in Action On 10 Oct 2013 By mramos1 0 Comments A MOMENT THAT WOULD MARK HISTORY Nixon Fellows Visit the Nation s Capitol for the Inauguration of Barack Obama by Samantha Quintanar 13 STANDING SHOULDER TO SHOULDER from 3 30 a m until noon in freezing temperatures Richard M Nixon Fellows Daniel Jacob Kulick 13 and Carlee Shults 14 patiently awaited a moment that would mark American history That moment the 2013 Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama Kulick 13 and Shults 14 were in Washington D C participating in a 10 day seminar conducted by the Washington Center Culminating their visit to the nation s capital the pair attended the 57th U S presidential inauguration ceremony on January 21 The seminar session were led by political science professors from around the country and featured guest speakers from the legislative judicial and executive branches of the federal government as well as other political notables A lecture by renowned academic activist and author Cornel West who led a talk on race and poverty in America left a particularly lasting impression the students He was a passionate thoughtful and emotional speaker that immediately connected the far away world of politics to my everyday life and academic work at Whittier College said Shults a sociology and Whittier Scholars Program double major from Avondale AZ Kulick a political science major from Santa Clarita CA kept a blog during his 10 days in Washington D C sharing insights about the seminar for the student newspaper The Quaker Campus While this was not Kulick s first time in the capital he interned with California Congresswoman Grace Napolitano s office while studying at American University through the Washington Semester program in spring 2012 he and Shults had a unique experience when

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