• Where the TinyTent AT?
    Where the TinyTent AT?
  • Sound Check
    Sound Check
  • Ghost Voice
    Ghost Voice
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Earth Words

English instructor (and Writing Center director) Amy Newday’s courses in ecopoetry and community-supported agriculture share a common theme of sustainability and sow seeds in both the earth and minds.

Our mystery writer at a book signing.

Gracious Stumbling

For Barbara Heming ’66, gracious living is a multifaceted journey that has included religion, teaching, healthcare, ministry, as well as residency in several states and countries. Her newest adventure: Whodunits.

Emily Sklar ''15 encounters a wild pony in Grayson Highlands, a portion of the 2,200 mile Appalachian Trail hike she is doing for her Senior Individualized Project.

Where the TinyTent AT?

Move over Bill Bryson, make way for Appalachian Trail Hornet (Through)-Hikers Emily Sklar ’15 and Margaux Reckard ’13, off from Georgia and bound for Maine! Join them on their blog (and Emily’s SIP journey).

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Fine Arts Connector

Susan Schroeder Larson ’63, one of K’s study abroad pioneers, cites caring relationships as the bedrock of the K experience and shares her memories of the late Nelda Balch, professor emerita of theatre arts.

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Blazer and Believer

For senior business major De’Angelo Glaze, Commencement day will be a Janus-like moment, the look back and the look forward poised on a four-year fulcrum of his hard work and the love of family and friends.

SIP students and supervisor (l-r): Diane Dupuis ’80, Fiona Carey ’14, Professor Kathleen (White) Smith.

Forgotten Lunches, 30 Years Apart

Separated by 34 years, the Senior Individualized Projects of mother (Diane Dupuis ’80) and daughter (Fiona Carey ’14) share similar subjects and an extraordinary supervisor (Professor of Romance Languages and Literature Kathleen White Smith).

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Sound Check

Double helix to Double Phelix! Music and the liberal arts are in the DNA, so to speak, of alumnus Andy Catlin ’09, and therefore have been inherited by the recording studio and performance space he co-founded.

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Oyster Wars with Camera Cutlass

Our liberal arts inquirer, David Hammond ’73, loves travel and food. His latest adventure (swashbuckling, literally) took him to Chesapeake Bay in search of the perfect oyster, a.k.a. pirate’s treasure.

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Self-Authored Pathways

Gillian Hooker ’00 and Judsen Schneider ’03 are Kalamazoo College biology alumni at work in the new field of making genetic testing more relevant to the clinical practice of health care providers.

Joe Hamlin (Photo by Bones Malone)

Long Road and Theatre Mirror

Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College continues to celebrate its Golden Anniversary season this year, and we present profiles of two distinguished theatre arts alumni: Lisa Kron ’83 and Joe Hamlin ’02.

Professor Haus with students.

Jewish Life at K

A community of Jewish students is growing and thriving at Kalamazoo College, a vibrancy that coincides with K’s recent Jewish Studies program, directed by Jeff Haus, associate professor of history and religion.

Members of Restaurant Opportunities Center accept the ACSJL Global Prize for Collaborative Social Justice Leadership.

Out of the Ashes

The Restaurant Opportunities Center, a winner of Kalamazoo College’s first biennial Global Prize for Collaborative Social Justice Leadership, seeks fair and dignified work conditions for workers in the restaurant industry.

Claire Wight ’16 donated her many MIAA tennis medals to the K archives.

Ghost Voice

Claire Wight ’16—that is, 1916—kept a diary that reveals a great deal about life at Kalamazoo College (and life in the City of Kalamazoo) a century ago. You’re invited to some online time travel.