Competitive swimmers seek to shave time. Hornet Malak Ghazal is excited about the prospect of Kalamazoo College's proposed natatorium and hopes the time to its fruition sets a record for short duration.

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Sara Weiner

Dream Work

Tweet Share Sara Wiener ’03 saw the urgent need for a job that didn’t yet exist, so she proposed it, and got it. Now, closer to home, she helps meet the needs of gender nonconforming children and their families.

measuring a picture frame

From Crayon to Key Art

Tweet Share Art appraiser Kendra Eberts ’07 has a vision—a Kalamazoo-based art gallery and cafe/coffee shop. She rendered her first business plan for the idea at the age of four, in crayon. Her K-Plan has played a key role since then.

vintage graduation photo

Gum-shoe Duty

Tweet Share A careful search of historical records leads College archivist Lisa Murphy ’98 to conclude that Charles Lewis Williams Jr., class of 1907, was the first African American to earn a degree at Kalamazoo College.

Holly Hughes

WOWed

Tweet Share Women’s One World played a vital role in the life of alumna and performance artist Holly Hughes ’77. She documents that “life-saving” role in her new book MEMORIES OF THE REVOLUTION.

West Nelson ’81

Staying Engaged

Tweet Share West Nelson ’81 has purchased a lot of Metrocards for Kalamazoo College alumni and students new to the New York City subway system. It’s just one of many ways he keeps connected to K, a bond he deeply values.

abstract painting

Tributes to an Artist

Tweet Share Two exhibitions honor the late Marcia Wood ’55, a professor of art at K and a renowned sculptor and painter. Proceeds of a silent auction connected with the second exhibition will support the Marcia J. Wood Scholarship Fund at K.

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