I was not the most confident lad as I stood bright-eyed and bushy-tailed one fine August morning in 2006 in front of the Crissey Hall listening to our new enthusiastic head soccer coach welcome us freshmen into the family. These new freedoms and new rules (or occasional lack thereof) were a lot to take in. […]
A half-a-planet, multi-month trek was no obstacle to Mojtaba Akhavan-Tafti’s desire for a liberal arts education at Kalamazoo College. His K-Plan included the launch of a NASA mission to study the earth’s magnetosphere.
For more than two decades, Professor Jim Turner used music and voices to connect and celebrate the diversity of K’s community.
Kalamazoo College students laud (twice!) the approval of the Critical Ethnic Studies in November of 2014. Calls for the change go back four decades; the response puts K at the forefront of the discipline.
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.
One of K’s iconic scholars has “retired.” With at least three books underway and his work for the German Studies Association, David Barclay’s retirement is much like his life at K.
There’s nothing common about Kalamazoo College’s Summer Common Reading program – so unique and marvelous that some people call it subversive. The 2014 selection was WE NEED NEW NAMES by NoViolet Bulawayo.
The College’s 18th president is passionate about soccer, and Mexico’s national team tops his list. And soccer is more than a sport; it’s an international language that bridges difference and provides an opportunity to share love.
There’s no richer soil than that of Kalamazoo College. Seniors Kate Belew and Jane Huffman, two of the most outstanding writers (in a class of outstanding writers), share a pair of mentors—Diane Seuss and Conrad Hilberry.