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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,” […]

Plan Bee: Cut Insecticides, Preserve Habitat

World Bee Day Flowers There’s been a buzz in the national news as Asian hornets, also called murder hornets, have appeared for the first time in the northwestern U.S. The two-inch-long invasive insects have frightening stinging power and are significant predators of honeybees. As […]

Technology Empowers Art in Distance Learning

Art in Distance Learning_fb In examining how Kalamazoo College students, faculty and staff have adjusted to distance learning this spring, it’s easy to see the community’s ingenuity in shifting from in-person instruction. For example, if it’s true that art imitates life, what is an […]

Day of Light Helps Spotlight Laser Lab, K Professor

Day of Light Laser Lab With Kalamazoo College’s motto being Lux Esto, or Be Light, it makes sense that the International Day of Light, celebrated each year on May 16, is significant for some in the K community. The date marks the anniversary of the […]