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Greening On

Student Participate in Green Dot Training Twenty-four Kalamazoo College students and five K employee Green Dot-certified trainers launched the College’s first bystander training session on April 29. It’s one of several early steps toward the goal of a “greening” that will be year-round, forever. Green Dot … Continue reading

MakerBot Made Possible by Alumnus

Alumnus provides funds for 3D printer Harry Garland ’68, Ph.D., is pictured in Upjohn Library Commons with one of the several MakerBot 3D printers Kalamazoo College was able to purchase thanks to a donation from Garland for that purpose. The picture was taken last October when … Continue reading

K’s Latest K-Trek Passes all Tests

K in the Windy City Takes Students to Chicago Kalamazoo College’s latest K-Trek, K to the Windy City, tested two expansions–in numbers and event type. The results are in: success above expectations! “We wanted a K-Trek that would accommodate more students and provide more types of student-alumni and student-thought … Continue reading

K Attends the MICWIC

K Students Present Posters at Conference Seven Kalamazoo College computer science students traveled with professors Alyce Brady and Pam Cutter to the 6th Biennial Michigan Celebration of Women in Computing (MICWIC), held at Michigan State University in late March.  Seniors Marlisa Pennington and Colleen Orwin presented … Continue reading

K Students and Faculty Present at ASIANetwork

Students Participate in AsiaNetwork Presentations The 25th annual conference of the ASIANetwork in Chicago drew a K presence from Kalamazoo, Tokyo and Toronto. ASIANetwork is a consortium of some 160 North American colleges that strengthens the role of Asian Studies within the framework of liberal … Continue reading

K Paths Crossed (and Shared) Down Under

Alums meet in New Zealand Kalamazoo College alumni never know where their paths might cross. In early March, Jeff Palmer ’76 and his wife, Susan Andress, were about midway through a month-long trip to Tasmania and New Zealand when they stopped to hike to the … Continue reading

K Students Excel in a Japanese Speech Contest

Students Participate in Japanese Speech Contest The heritages of sophomore YoungHoon (Richard) Kim and senior Jie Xu are rooted in Korea and China, respectively. Both students are also fluent in English. And both recently excelled in a competition featuring the language of fourth country–Japan. YoungHoon won … Continue reading