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  • David Bourgaize | 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 Biology Homepage Slider Alumni Spotlight A Q A with biology alumna Jonnie Capiro 01 senior mammal keeper at San Diego Zoo Safari Park Read more Experience Matters Summer research advances career goals of Whittier students Read more Enthusiastic and Inquisitive The Department of Biology at Whittier strives to produce graduates that understand the scientific principles that govern living systems Learn more Prev Next In This Section Biology Mobile Biology Home About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support Biology About Faculty Research Fieldwork Internships Fellowships Study Abroad After Whittier Support You are here Home Academics Biology David Bourgaize David Bourgaize Fletcher Jones Professor of Molecular Genetics Department of Biology Upper Village 208C 562 907 4941 dbourgaize whittier edu Academic History B S E E Electrical Engineering B A in Physics Ohio Northern University Ph D University of Massachusetts Academic Interests Biotechnology Bio Professor David Bourgaize s research mostly involves using the green alga Volvox as a model system for cellular and developmental processes Volvox has only two cell types the structural cells of the body and the reproductive cells Since there are only these two cell types and each has the same genetic information it is an ideal system in which to study how genetic information is used by individual cells He is currently investigating the role of reversible phosphorylation in the development of Volvox using a combination

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/academics/biology/bourgaize (2016-01-26)
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  • A Message from Fred Bergerson | Whittier College
    include many places I had never seen and be enriched with cultural artistic and historical aspects The excursion to Western Europe that I am helping organize will feature the key battlefields of World War II and is going to be an experience that goes beyond simply touring many of the classic destinations of Europe We will walk in the bootsteps of Allied soldiers reflect on their bravery and more deeply understand what occurred there so many decades ago Along the way we will speak of friends and relatives who served For me these will include my Uncles Aaron and Duke my brother in law Meyer my mentor Professor of Political Science Ben Burnett and my friend and former Whittier colleague Nelson Park These men fought on the battlegrounds of Western Europe We will visit Anne Frank s House and other key sights in Amsterdam While in the Netherlands we will stop at an S S operated concentration camp and the areas depicted in the movie A Bridge Too Far where American and British paratroopers tried desperately to seize bridges into Germany We will travel to Belgium and Luxembourg to see important sites associated with the Battle of the Bulge We will see Bastogne which was depicted so brilliantly in Volume 6 of Band of Brothers where trees exploded over the valiant paratroopers of the 101st Airborne and we will pass through the area where my Uncle Aaron and other green soldiers of the 106th were attacked and seized by the Nazis Also on our agenda is visiting the Patton Museum Then we will travel to Normandy and hear the words Omaha Utah Pointe du Hoc Rangers Screaming Eagles Big Red One D Day Then before us will be the cemetery made even more famous by Saving Private Ryan However this

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/traveleurope/Bergerson (2016-01-26)
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  • Pricing | 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 In This Section Mobile Menu World War II Sites Western Europe A Message From Fred Bergerson Itinerary Pricing Reserve Tickets Contact Us You are here Home Pricing Pricing On 20 Nov 2015 By ebecerra 0 Comments PRICES CONDITIONS Prices are based on double room occupancy in hotel accommodations and a minimum of 15 paying participants 5200 Land and Air 3500 Land Only Single Supplement 520 Triple Room Reduction regardless of age Please deduct 105 from above rates Confirmed Airfare Cost 1653 including taxes and fuel surcharges PROGRAM PRICE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING Round trip nonstop airfare Los Angeles Amsterdam Paris Los Angeles economy class via KLM and Air France including all air departure taxes and fuel surcharges 10 Night s Accommodations based on shared twin occupancy in centrally located three star and four star hotel properties Confirmed properties Leidse Square Hotel Amsterdam July 29 August 1 3 Mercure Eindhoven August 1 2 1 Park Inn Luxembourg City Luxembourg August 2 3 1 Mercure Caen Cote de Nacre Caen August 3 6 3 Best Western Ronceray Paris August 6 8 2 15 Meals 10 Breakfasts primarily hot cold buffet three lunches and two dinners Professional multi lingual tour manager to accompany group throughout entire stay in Central Europe All charters by private motorcoach as noted on itinerary All sightseeing admissions and noted on itinerary Travel Ex Travel Insurance This insurance policy covers travel delay missed connection baggage and personal effects loss baggage delay medical expenses and

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/traveleurope/pricing (2016-01-26)
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  • Reserve Tickets | Whittier College
    Office Campus Leadership Assessment Accreditation Visit Whittier Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Greenleaf Gallery Broadoaks School School Song Alma Mater Admission Aid First Year Students International Students Transfer Students Graduate Students Get to Know Us Apply for Admission Financial Aid Costs Admitted 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 In This Section Mobile Menu World War II Sites Western Europe A Message From Fred Bergerson Itinerary Pricing Reserve Tickets Contact Us You are here Home Reserve Tickets Reserve Tickets On 20 Nov 2015 By ebecerra 0 Comments To reserve your space contact Caroline Galvin 08 Associate Director of Alumni Programs and Giving 562 907 4224 cgalvin whittier edu World War II Sites Western Europe A Message From

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/traveleurope/reserve (2016-01-26)
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  • Contact Us | Whittier College
    Alumni President s Office Campus Leadership Assessment Accreditation Visit Whittier Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Greenleaf Gallery Broadoaks School School Song Alma Mater Admission Aid First Year Students International Students Transfer Students Graduate Students Get to Know Us Apply for Admission Financial Aid Costs Admitted 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 In This Section Mobile Menu World War II Sites Western Europe A Message From Fred Bergerson Itinerary Pricing Reserve Tickets Contact Us You are here Home Contact Us Contact Us On 20 Nov 2015 By ebecerra 0 Comments For more information contact Steve Delgado Vice President for Advancement 562 907 4217 sdelgado whittier edu World War II Sites Western Europe A Message From Fred Bergerson

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  • Alumni Strategic Initiatives | Whittier College
    Life Admission About Academics News Events Athletics Giving Alumni You are here Home Alumni Strategic Initiatives Alumni Strategic Initiatives On 14 May 2013 By admin 0 Comments In May of 2010 the Alumni Board of Directors unanimously voted to make radical changes to its structure with a plan to more closely align its ongoing work with the goals of the College in general and the Alumni Relations Program specifically Following several new working committees were formed to address six targeted needs or strategic initiatives Since that time this guiding document has been reviewed refined and as of fall 2014 adopted by the current Alumni Board of Directors Under the Association Bylaws the committees that will tackle these initiatives are chaired by elected Board Members Participation on any committee however is open to all interested members of the Whittier College Alumni Association regardless of class year and geographical location 1 ALUMNI TO ALUMNI CAREER NETWORKING Share your expertise make new business contacts learn about opportunities in different fields via local regional and online programs 2 ALUMNI TO STUDENT MENTORSHIP Coach students in how to really think about life after college make the transition from student to engaged alumnus a and contribute to the development of their career and leadership skills while undergraduates 3 VOLUNTEER DEVELOPMENT RECOGNITION Each year the College is aided by the good work of our volunteers who continue to serve the communal mission of the College Help us expand our roster of active Poets identify and plan activities that feed alumni interests and expertise and advance our message through an annual Poets for Others service activities 4 REGIONAL ALUMNI CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT New alumni chapters are in nascent stages in regions across the country and abroad with planned programs ranging from social events to career networking to community service

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/alumniboard/strategicinitiatives (2016-01-26)
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  • Students | Whittier College
    Alumni Employers Families Faculty Poet Paths Resources Contact Us You are here Home Career Planning Internships Students Students How Do I Start Career and professional development is not a one time event but a dynamic and on going process in which you will engage throughout your lifetime The process begins with Career Exploration learning about different career fields and jobs and assessing your own interest skills and motivations to determine the right career fit Career counselors can support your Career Preparation and teach you how to create resumes cover letters and learn to interview for jobs and internships The Weingart Center for Career and Professional Development provides an array of Career Connections for you to build your professional network and connect you with employers and career opportunities through Poet Paths Whittier College s exclusive online portal for jobs and internships Book an appointment today The purpose of one on one career counseling and coaching is to help students and alumni develop an action plan for accomplishing their professional career goals Whether you know exactly what you want to do for a career or have no idea what the future holds a career counselor coach can be a valuable advisor in helping you sort through the vast amount of career information available to you Career counselors coaches can partner with you regarding your individual questions interpret your self assessment results assist you with the development of your resume and cover letter show you how to prepare for interviews and work with you to develop a comprehensive strategy for your internship or job search Our counselors can help you determine your next steps as you work together and develop an individualized career and professional development action plan How to Prepare What Employers Want We provide a range of comprehensive services to support

    Original URL path: http://www.whittier.edu/career/students (2016-01-26)
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  • What should I do with my life? - Dream Big | Whittier College
    here Home Career Planning Internships What should I do with my life Dream Big What should I do with my life Dream Big Explore and Engage The first step in your career planning process begins with identifying your motivations interests and talents Taking self assessments such as Focus 2 and meeting with a career counselor are important steps that can help you find the right fit between who you are and the working environment that suits you During your four years at Whittier College take advantage of the time to learn about your interests both in and out of the classroom The Center for Career Planning Internships is just one of the various campus resources that can help you identify your talents The following opportunities will bring you one step closer to figuring out what you want to do and may also provide meaningful and valuable experiences that can enhance your resume Joining student organizations Seeking out opportunities for leadership Volunteering in community based organizations Participating in service learning programs Choose a Major Choosing a major may be the most important decision you make in college but does not necessarily dictate what you will choose for a career Click here to read tips that can help you find the major that best suits your interests and supports your career development Research Career Fields Regardless of your major the skills you develop at Whittier College will prepare you for a wide range of careers As you begin to consider different career options that interest you you should conduct research about these particular career fields A good way is to schedule an informational interview with an alumnus alumna or other professional you may know Here is a web resource to help you get started in your research Explore Graduate School Often the

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