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Grant to Raise $1M for Student Research

The John Stauffer Charitable Trust has awarded a $500,000 challenge grant to endow the Westmont chemistry department’s Summer Science Research Program. The trust will match each dollar donated to the program through 2017 until the college is able to endow the program with $1 million. more

Westmont Named eCampus of the Month

The popular magazine eCampus News has chosen Westmont from nearly 4500 colleges and universities as the eCampus of the month for January. more

Freedom Riders to Discuss Equality, Justice

Robert and Helen Singleton, civil rights activists in the early 1960s, will speak about “The Freedom Riders” Wednesday, January 26, at 3:30 p.m. at the Darling Foundation Lecture Hall in Westmont’s Winter Hall (Room 210). The couple rode buses through parts of the southern U.S. to challenge racial segregation. Westmont’s Intercultural Programs, the Provost Office and the History Department sponsor the lecture, which is free and open to the public. Local students and teachers are encouraged to attend. more

Eckerd College Appointments to Richard H. Hallin Professorship in Natural Sciences, Peter Meinke Professorship in Creative Writing Announced

Westmont Students Serve Overseas for the Summer · Lobbyist Ties Hurt McCain →. Eckerd College invites students to ThinkOutside. more

Knox Students and Local Retirees Bridge Generation Gap

Westmont to Dedicate New Observatory, Fields →. Knox College. Founded in 1837, Knox is a national liberal arts college located in Galesburg… more

Bowdoin’s Intellectual Firebrands Revive Historic Debate Society

Westmont Students Serve Overseas for the Summer →. Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in Brunswick, Maine… more