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Honors Day Rewards Student Excellence

Honors Day Convocation_Facebook Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2019 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 8, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Humanities, Natural […]

Change Ringing Award Honors K Alumnus, Student

Change Ringing Award Recipient Ian McKnight One Kalamazoo College alumnus and one student have ensured K’s reputation as a home for change ringing will continue by earning a national award named after a former K professor. Ian McKnight ’19 and Sam Ratliff ’21 are among ringers […]

Nature Center Nurtures Student’s Love of Writing

Paige Chung and Oliver Baez Bendorf at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Nature Center A nature center and biological field station in Hastings, Michigan, is home for a Kalamazoo College student this summer. Paige Chung ’20, an English and critical ethnic studies (CES) major, is at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, which is dedicated to […]

Conference, Faculty Catalyze Chemistry Students

Chemistry Students Attend Drug Metabolism Conference The opportunity to present to and learn from pharmaceutical professionals is normally reserved for graduate students, professional scientists and postdoctoral fellows. For Kalamazoo College chemistry students in Dorothy H. Heyl Professor of Chemistry Laura Furge’s lab, attending the Great Lakes […]

10 Earn Heyl Scholarships; 7 Will Attend K

2019 Heyl Scholarships 002 cDUGAL Ten students from Kalamazoo County high schools will receive Heyl scholarships to attend institutions of higher education in the 2019-20 school year, majoring in STEM-related fields. The group includes seven who will attend Kalamazoo College. The prestigious scholarships — available […]

A Different Diagnosis for Akhenaten? Ask Your Mummy

Chelsea Miller Researches Akhenaten Even with modern-day royals generating headlines, Chelsea Miller ’19 would rather focus her attention on a royal who lived thousands of years ago. Miller’s research, first conducted through her junior-year seminar, is applying new theories to the legacy of Akhenaten, […]

K Student Selected for National Theatre Event

Rebecca Chan and Three Other Students at National Theatre Event A top-honors finish in a recent theatre regional event led Rebecca Chan ’22 to an even bigger stage in April. Chan, a theatre major from Howell, Michigan, has returned from the week-long Kennedy Center American College Theatre National Festival in […]

‘Ambassador of Science’ Earns NSF Graduate Fellowship

NSF Graduate Fellow uses a microscope at Dow Science Center Each year, up to $100 billion worth of harvested food is lost worldwide to pests and microbes. A Kalamazoo College student’s research could hold part of the solution. Marco Ponce ’19, a biology major from San Diego, conducted his Senior […]