Features

Earth Words

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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.

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Gracious Stumbling

Our mystery writer at a book signing.

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.

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Where the TinyTent AT?

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.

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

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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

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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.

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Forgotten Lunches, 30 Years Apart

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

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

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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

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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

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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.

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Long Road and Theatre Mirror

Joe Hamlin (Photo by Bones Malone)

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.

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