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Physics Professor Honored with Teaching Award

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Jan Tobochnik, the Dow Distinguished Professor in Natural Sciences,  has been named as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Oersted Medal, presented by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). The Oersted Medal recognizes outstanding, widespread, and lasting … Continue reading

Professor Lance, an Honored Writer, Dies at 93

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Betty Rita Gómez Lance, professor emeritus of Romance languages and literatures, died on September 18, 2016. She was 93. Her career at Kalamazoo College spanned 27 years (1961-1988). Before coming to K she taught at Washington University in St. Louis … Continue reading

Decolonization is a Medical Necessity

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Adriana Garriga-Lopez, associate professor of anthropology, attended the 20th United States Conference on AIDS where she was interviewed by MD Magazine on the response to HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico. That response has long been the focus of her research. Specifically … Continue reading

Women’s Athletics Pioneer Passes

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Ada Letitia (“Tish”) Loveless, Ph.D., women’s athletics pioneer and longtime Director of Women’s Athletics at Kalamazoo College, died on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at her home. She was 91 years old. Tish served as Director of Women’s Athletics from 1953 … Continue reading

Beloved Biology Professor Emeritus Dies

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David Evans, professor emeritus of biology, died on September 20, 2016. He was 77 years old, four days shy of his 78th birthday, and doing one of the things he loved most—taking a walk on a trail. David’s 39-year career … Continue reading

K Alumnus Enters ArtPrize

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Kalamazoo College alumnus and Information Services employee Russell Cooper ‘89 is competing for a fifth year at ArtPrize, the Grand Rapids, Mich., event touted by organizers as the world’s most-attended public art event. The event started Sept. 21 and runs … Continue reading

K to Dedicate Fitness and Wellness Center

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Kalamazoo College will dedicate a new 30,000-square-foot Fitness and Wellness Center at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Academy and Catherine streets in Kalamazoo. The $8.7 million structure was funded entirely by donors including alumni, parents, friends of the college … Continue reading

K Professor Receives Lucasse Fellowship

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Kalamazoo College announced today that Writer in Residence and Assistant Professor of English Diane Seuss ’78 will receive the 2017 Florence J. Lucasse Fellowship for Excellence in Scholarship. It is the highest award bestowed by the Kalamazoo College faculty, and … Continue reading