Professor John Torrens Teaches from Experience
Including personal experiences in his teaching is common for Professor John Torrens. He believes the stories help illustrate the key takeaways of the lesson. “I find that making it personal on occasion really resonates with students. By sharing where things went wrong for me, they can learn from my mistakes.”

Orange Family Legacy: Three Generations of Ackermans
Milt Ackerman's mother, Lena, started his family's three generation (and counting) Orange legacy. Today, he and his son, a two-time graduate of Whitman, run a thriving family business and, despite now living in Virginia, Milt returns to campus as often as he can and a stop at Varsity is always on his must-do list.

Meet November’s Featured Alumni Entrepreneurs
This month, we are pleased to introduce you to two alumni entrepreneurs. One is head of a thriving chocolate company and the other is leading efforts to bring proprietary power technology to market.

Alumni of the Week for November
Our Alumni of the Week for November include a senior research analyst at RINET Company, the director of North American Facilities at Amazon, an inventory planner in training, a product specialist at Twitter and a junior digital strategist at Deutsch LA.

Whitman Launches Faculty Research Website
Whitman recently launched a website featuring faculty research in a variety of business topics. The site is a repository where users can access research briefs/translations and full papers from Whitman School faculty.

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