Nathan Ord
  • Biochemistry Biophysics and Molecular Biology
  • Class of 2012
  • Juneau, AK

Nathan Ord of Juneau Graduates from Whitman College

2012 May 24

Nathan Ord from Juneau, Alaska has graduated from Whitman College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology from Whitman College. The 2012 Commencement Ceremony took place on Sunday, May 20.

A total of 420 degrees were conferred at the ceremony in front of an estimated crowd of 4,000 students, family members, faculty, staff and guests. The Commencement speaker was Eric Schlosser, journalist and best-selling author of "Fast Food Nation."

The event, held on the scenic South Lawn of the Memorial Building, crowned a celebratory weekend of activities, including the 50-year reunion of the Class of 1962 and the college's traditional Baccalaureate, held Saturday afternoon in Cordiner Hall.

Whitman College, in Walla Walla, Wash., is nationally renowned for offering a rigorous, well-rounded liberal arts undergraduate education. An independent, non-sectarian residential college, Whitman fosters intellectual vitality, confidence and leadership in its 1,450 students. Also noted for its commitment to environmental principles, Whitman is characterized by intellect, down-to-earth sensibilities, collaboration over competition and active lifestyle.