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Happy Holidays from Kalamazoo College

Holiday Card Dear Friends, The holidays are often a time of gratitude and reflection, and this holiday season is no exception. The collective efforts of our faculty, staff, students, families, alumni and friends to support our student body and the institution through […]

International Internships Offer Global Work in Study Abroad’s Absence

Three students who had International Internships standing in front of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership When study abroad stayed on pause this fall, Kalamazoo College faculty and staff got creative. In a short period of time, they developed positive, educational experiences for many of the juniors who expected to spend time in another country, showing […]

Festival Playhouse Production Addresses Institutional Racism

Festival Playhouse Production Poster for K A Festival Playhouse production written over the past two years by Kalamazoo College students is challenging administrators and faculty to better fight institutional racism, and students to consider their own biases. In the play, simply titled K, Aija Turner ’23 […]

Minnesota City Counts on K Student’s Election Internship

Kaitlyn Dexter Election Internship_fb Kaitlyn Dexter ’22 has fond childhood memories of going to the polls with her dad on past election days in Duluth, Minnesota. She would even get a chance to fill out a children’s sample ballot and receive an “I voted” […]

Two Music Faculty Members Earn Community Medal of Arts

Community Medal of Arts Recipient Andrew Koehler conducting Two Kalamazoo College music faculty members are being honored with top awards for their contributions to the city’s arts scene. Andrew Koehler, the Music Department chair and director of the Kalamazoo Philharmonia; and Tom Evans, a music professor and K’s […]

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 […]