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Alumna Prepared for Fulbright Teaching Assignment

llieCannonThumb Next month it’s off to Spain for Ellie Cannon ’15, who feels thoroughly “K-Plan prepped.” Ellie received an English Teaching Assistantship grant with the Fulbright Student Program. For nine months she will work at a school of commerce in Galicia, … Continue reading

Leaders off to Leadership Conference

tugov Malak Ghazal ’19 (left), Ian Freshwater ’19 and Jazzilyn Dubois ’17 are pictured on the plane en route to attend the annual Student Government Institute hosted by the National Association for Campus Activities.  This year’s conference will be held at … Continue reading

Hornet (and Bee) Artists Feted

imTurnerThumb The Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo has awarded Kalamazoo College Professor of Music Jim Turner its 2016 Award for Arts Leadership-Educator, and the Arts Council awarded Kalamazoo College Alumnus Ladislav Hanka ’75 a Community Medal of Arts. Turner, who directs … Continue reading

The Psychology of Film and TV Music

iuLanTan Thumbnail Professor of Psychology Siu-Lan Tan convened and co-chaired a symposium titled “Film, Television, and Music: Embodiment, Neurophysiology, Perception, and Cognition” on July 6, at the 14th International Conference for Music Cognition and Perception held at the Hyatt Regency in San … Continue reading

Alumnus Awarded Medical Fellowship

hillipBystrom Philip Bystrom ’13 is one of only 18 students to receive the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship, a very competitive and prestigious award usually given to medical students who have completed their third or fourth years. Phillip is in … Continue reading

Senior Presents SIP in Paris

ustinDanzyParisTHUMB Justin Danzy ’16 always believed in himself and his writing; he just wasn’t sure others would feel the same way. When he began to work on his Senior Individualized Project (SIP) at Kalamazoo College, he had one thing in mind: … Continue reading

PUI Paragon

urge Laura Furge, the Roger F. and Harriet G. Varney Professor of Chemistry, is a feature profile in a recent ASBMB Today, the professional development magazine of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The article, titled “Working at a … Continue reading

Life’s Imperative: Social Justice in Science

cienceJusticeThumb A seed—call it science-and-social-justice—has been germinating in the mind of Regina Stevens-Truss since December of 2009. In truth, Stevens-Truss (the Kurt D. Kaufman Associate Professor of Chemistry) has been thinking on that matter long before then. But the occasion of … Continue reading

17th Century Reality TV

earnedLadiesThumb Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College wraps up its 52nd season with Molière’s comedy, The Learned Ladies, in the Nelda K. Balch Playhouse, Thursday through Sunday, May 12-15. The play, first produced in 1672, has been perceived as Moliere’s criticism of … Continue reading