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World Teachers’ Day Applauds Educators Who Ace Pandemic’s Test

World Teachers Day As teachers guide children in new ways through a pandemic, World Teachers’ Day, celebrated each October 5, is recognizing the unique nature of this year with a theme of “Leading in Crisis, Reimagining the Future.” Conducted through the […]

K Alumna’s Art to Honor K9 Salute Team

Julie and Kaiser The Michigan War Dog Memorial (MWDM) in South Lyon gives the canines that once served our country, troops, police and firefighters, along with therapy and service dogs, a proper sendoff. The memorial cemetery, first established in 1932 as […]

K Recognizes Two with Lucasse, Ambrose Honors

Ambrose Prize Honoree Kristen Eldred Kalamazoo College today awarded one faculty member and one staff member with two of the highest awards the College bestows on its employees. Professor of History James E. Lewis Jr. was named the recipient of the 2020-21 Lucasse Fellowship for Excellence in Scholarship, honoring his contributions in creative work, research […]

Fellowship Assures a Unique Look at Spanish Witch Trials

Rochelle Rojas Discusses Spanish Witch Trials_fb In standing up to inquisitors, a local court from Pamplona in the Basque region of Northern Spain smuggled more than 150 people accused of witchcraft away from the Spanish Inquisition for the sake of conducting 30 independent trials […]

From Singapore to Michigan, Alumna Fights COVID-19

Kalamazoo College Alumna Natasha Bagdasarian Fights COVID-19_showcase When a listserv between epidemiologists first mentioned a unique syndrome identified in Wuhan, China, Natasha Bagdasarian ’99 sensed trouble. It was December 31, 2019, and an atypical pneumonia outbreak had been linked to a novel coronavirus. At that […]

Convocation 2020: Bronson Healthcare VP to Deliver Keynote

Convocation 2020 Keynote Speaker Beth Washington_fb Kalamazoo College will open the 2020-21 academic year at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 10. That’s when the College will welcome 393 first-year students to the K family through a virtual Convocation, formally launching their undergraduate years. Convocation is […]

Pack Light for Move-In Day Aside From New Necessities

What to bring to campus on move-in day If you consult Kalamazoo College students and alumni about living in K’s residence halls, you’ll hear a common theme: Less is more. Bringing fewer non-necessities to campus on move-in day helps students avoid clutter, clean more easily and provide themselves with […]

Princeton Review Picks K Among Best Colleges

Princeton Guide to Colleges cMCGUIRE FALL 2012_0816 The Princeton Review again is endorsing Kalamazoo College as one of the nation’s best institutions for degree-seeking undergraduates. The education-services company highlights K in its annual college guide, The Best 386 Colleges, for the third consecutive year. The schools aren’t individually ranked in the edition released today, […]

K Alumnus Pioneered Technology Behind COVID-19 Testing

Kalamazoo College chemistry graduate Lincoln McBride ’80 has a pioneering connection to the fight against COVID-19: Working at Applied Biosystems Inc. (ABI) in the 1990s, he founded and led the technology program that commercialized real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR), a system to detect and […]