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Arts Academy’s K Connections

Artist and Kalamazoo College Alumna Julie Mehretu Julie Mehretu ’92 is one of 14 new members voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Mehretu is among the most celebrated of contemporary painters in the world. She works from studios in New York City and Berlin. … Continue reading

Why Neibuhr? Why Now?

Former Kalamazoo College Visiting Professor Jeremy Sabella Several students from Visiting Instructor of Art Danny Kim‘s videography classes had the opportunity to interview Jeremy Sabella, author of the companion book  of the new documentary, “An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story.” The K students asked the questions … Continue reading

First-Year Student Wins Entrepreneurship Grant

Kalamazoo College first-year student Mansi Dahal Mansi Dahal ’20 has a vision so impressive that the Michigan Colleges Alliance (MCA) has awarded her one of its Independent Innovators Network Scholarships. The scholarships recognize entrepreneurial concepts submitted by students from the 15 MCA schools. Mansi will receive … Continue reading

Wilderness Leaders

Students Participate in Leadership Conference Twenty-four K students attended the Midwest Outdoor Leadership Conference recently, hosted by Central Michigan University and Mystic Lake YMCA Camp. Six K seniors presented four different workshops at the conference. Workshops and presenters included: Wilderness Solitude as a Rite of … Continue reading

Bibliographer Honored, Shares the Story of the Vodka Plant

Kalamazoo College Professor Emeritus Joe Fugate The Modern Language Association’s MLA Field Bibliographer Newsletter includes a profile of a Distinguished Indexer who is none other than Kalamazoo College’s own Joe Fugate, professor emeritus of German studies and director emeritus of the Center for International Programs. Indexers … Continue reading

A Distinguished Dozen

Class of 2017 Agents The class of 2017 has its agents, a dozen as distinguished as they are diverse. Alivia DuQuet, Amanda Johnson, Bianca Delgado, Brooke Travis, Chris Francis, Emerson Brown, Emily Finch, Emily Levy, Emma Franzel, Eric DeWitt, Kamal Kamalaldin and Kriti Singh … Continue reading

A New “Lost” Adventure

Kalamazoo College Alumna Laura Livingston-McNellis One great outcome of the K-Plan is an aptitude for adventure–one that lasts a lifetime, with a concomitant fearlessness of failure. Take Laura Livingstone-McNelis, class of 1989. The English major, theatre arts minor, LandSea participant (who studied abroad in the … Continue reading

Soccer Boys, Dinosaur Men

1991 Kalmazoo College Alumnus Jeff Wilson in Niger When the Wilson boys were kids, it was soccer over sauropods. Neither brother, Jeff or Greg, was particularly interested in dinosaurs. Interests evolve over time. Today Jeff (Kalamazoo College class of 1991) and Greg are paleontologists and professors at the … Continue reading

“backyard song”

Kalamazoo College English Professor Di Seuss Writer in Residence Diane Seuss has published a poem, “backyard song,” in the February issue of Poetry Magazine. Di’s poem is part of a group of a recently devised poetic form known as the Golden Shovel, an homage to the … Continue reading