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Honors Convocation Lauds Students’ Achievements

Honors Day Convocation More than 250 students were recognized Friday during the annual Honors Day Convocation for excellence in academics and leadership. Students were recognized in six divisions: Fine Arts, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences, […]

Virtual Visits Help Maintain Optimism in Admission

Light Fine Arts Virtual Visits Spirits remain high with Kalamazoo College Admission representatives as they recruit first-year students for fall 2021. “We had a strong class in 2020 and we’re hopeful we can have that again.” Admission Event Coordinator Sarah Matyczyn said. “We’re happy with where we stand considering the […]

K Votes Offers Election Day Help, Events

I Voted Sticker on K Votes jacket K Votes, a nonpartisan coalition from the Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement (CCE), is offering help and events to Kalamazoo College students who plan to vote on Election Day. Beginning at 9 a.m. Tuesday, students voting in Kalamazoo can reserve a bicycle to ride to the polls. Reserve […]

Kits Allow Lighting Students to Shine on

Two students assemble lighting kits with a blue filter   After assembling, shipping and delivering several large kits, Kalamazoo College Theatre Arts Professor Lanny Potts can say, “Let there be light.” Normally, Potts’ lighting design course, conducted each fall, would use a light lab filled with hundreds of lights […]

Watch Festival Playhouse’s Kokoro Online

Kokoro The Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse is producing two plays this fall with the first available now through a performance that was recorded October 23. Kokoro, meaning True Heart, was directed by Ynika Yuag ’21 as a part of her Senior […]

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 United Nations […]

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 a pet […]

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 and publication; […]

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 in the […]