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Fulbright Honors Five from K

Fulbright Scholar Paige Chung Five Kalamazoo College representatives are receiving one of the highest honors the federal government provides in regard to scholarship and international exchange. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers fellowships for graduating seniors, graduate students, young professionals and artists to teach […]

Religion Chair’s Book Offers ‘Glimmers of Hope’ for LGBTQ Mormons

Tabernacles of Clay An often-forgotten member of the religious right and its views on gender identity are the subjects of a historical book released this month by Kalamazoo College Religion Department Chair Taylor Petrey. Petrey said the post-World War II views of Evangelicals […]

Three Faculty Members Earn Tenure

Shanna Salinas tenure 2 Three Kalamazoo College faculty members from the English, music and political science departments have been awarded tenure. The tenure milestone recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service to the College, and signifies its confidence in the contributions these professors will […]

Co-Authorship Project Engages Children in Quarantine

Kitty Leia A term in distance learning forced faculty to rethink how they teach and conduct their courses at Kalamazoo College this spring. That was especially true for Siu-Lan Tan, K’s James A. B. Stone Professor of Psychology. Tan normally has her […]

Conferral of Degrees Speaker: Prioritize Equity, Solidarity

Conferral of Degrees Speaker Rosella LoChirco_fb Watch the Conferral of Degrees ceremony Watch the 2020 Baccalaureate ceremony On a day that Kalamazoo College would normally welcome thousands of people to campus, the Quad will be quiet and still, as K’s in-person Commencement has been postponed in […]

Six Earn Heyl Scholarships

Madeleine Coffman_fb Six students from Kalamazoo County high schools received Heyl Scholarships to attend Kalamazoo College in the 2020-21 school year. Pursuant to scholarship criteria, all will major in STEM-related fields. Since 1971, the Heyl Scholarship Fund has been available to remarkable […]

In Solidarity: Faculty and Staff Letter to Students

Dear K College Students, The pandemic of novel coronavirus has reshaped our world and transformed our institution in profound ways. Over the last few weeks as we pivoted sharply to take our classes online, we have seen the painful and […]

Pandemic Strikes with Students Far from Home

Pandemic in China_fb When Kalamazoo College students began their international immersion experiences this academic year, the Center for International Programs (CIP) didn’t expect a global pandemic to change anyone’s plans. Regardless, a once-in-a-century historical challenge emerged. “This is my first worldwide phenomenon,” said […]

Mom Inspires Son’s Medical Ambitions

Emergency Medical Technician Brandon Wright Imagine, as a 14-year-old child, seeing your mother endure breast cancer. How might that affect you? For Brandon Wright ’21, it prompted him to attend his mom’s chemo and radiation treatments. “She went through chemo and radiation for a year,” […]