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2019 Commencement Slated for Sunday

2019 Commencement cMUMMA Commencement 2018 0143 Kalamazoo College’s 2019 Commencement will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 16, on the campus Quad. A total of 300 members of the class of 2019 are expected to participate in the ceremony with biology, psychology and business representing […]

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 […]

Teaching Fellowship Honors K’s Williams

Teaching Fellowship Grant Recipient Dwight Williams cMUMMA 0041 Think of it as a mark of teaching excellence and a sign of educational quality in which all Kalamazoo College students and faculty can take pride. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and Course Hero, an online learning platform for […]

Holocaust Survivor to Speak at K

Holocaust Survivor Irene Butter UPDATE: Irene Butter’s 4:30 p.m. speech is being moved to the Olmsted Room at Mandelle Hall. Irene Butter — a Holocaust survivor, author and University of Michigan professor emerita — will visit Kalamazoo College on Monday, May 13. Butter will discuss her […]

Twelfth Night Coming to Festival Playhouse

Twelfth Night dress rehearsal cMUMMA lo 0059 A Shakespearean comedy featuring a shipwreck, a love triangle and a secret identity is coming soon to Kalamazoo College. The Festival Playhouse will present Twelfth Night, known as one of Shakespeare’s liveliest comedies and a complex look at love and […]

Zhang Financial Contribution to Help Students

Charles and Lynn of Zhang Financial Zhang Financial, one of the nation’s top fee-only financial advisory firms, will help Kalamazoo College support key initiatives in its strategic plan, Advancing Kalamazoo College: A Strategic Vision for 2023. Their generous contribution will help to better position K students […]

Kalamazoo College Trustees Elect New Board Chair

cMUMMA New Board Chair Si Johnson 78 hi Alt 5x7 0043 KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The Kalamazoo College Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Si Johnson ’78 to become chair of the Board effective July 1, 2019. A retired Stryker executive, Johnson follows Charlotte Hall ’66 as chairperson. Johnson has served on […]

Panel to Address School Discipline, Mass Incarceration Reform

Child with Backpack Graphic for Mass Incarceration Reform Kalamazoo College will host a panel discussion to examine the impact of mass incarceration on communities, explore how to reduce incarceration rates and increase successful re-entry through a collaborative call to action. This event is free and open to the […]

Festival Playhouse to Stage Student Body

Student Body Rehearsal The Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse’s 55th season, featuring the theme of Assumption and Confusion, continues this week with the powerful play Student Body. Written by Frank Winters and directed by Visiting Theatre Arts Assistant Professor Bianca Washington, the play approaches […]

Senior Performance Series Runs Through Sunday

Senior Performance Series Kalamazoo College students are continuing the tradition of directing and performing in their own thought-provoking theater productions this week through the Festival Playhouse’s Senior Performance Series. This year’s Senior Performance Series shows are: The Exception and the Rule, directed by […]