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K Student Earns Boren Scholarship to Study in China

A.J. Convertino in the quad at K College Junior A.J. Convertino – a Canton, Mich., native and a son of Val and Rick Convertino – has received a $20,000 David L. Boren Scholarship to study Chinese for six months in Beijing during Kalamazoo College’s winter/spring quarters. Boren Scholarships … Continue reading

SCORE Shows Scores Matter

Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Dr. Siu-Lan Tan The world premier of a documentary that prominently features Kalamazoo College Professor of Psychology Siu-Lan Tan occurred at the Hamptons International Film Festival. For SCORE: A Film Music Documentary Siu-Lan was one of some 60 live interviews compiled for the … Continue reading

Physics Professor Honored with Teaching Award

Physics Professor Honored with Teaching Award Jan Tobochnik, the Dow Distinguished Professor in Natural Sciences,  has been named as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Oersted Medal, presented by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). The Oersted Medal recognizes outstanding, widespread, and lasting … Continue reading

Professor Lance, an Honored Writer, Dies at 93

Betty Rita Gómez Lance, professor emeritus of Romance languages and literatures Betty Rita Gómez Lance, professor emeritus of Romance languages and literatures, died on September 18, 2016. She was 93. Her career at Kalamazoo College spanned 27 years (1961-1988). Before coming to K she taught at Washington University in St. Louis … Continue reading

Decolonization is a Medical Necessity

Associate Professor of Anthropology Adriana Garriga-Lopez Adriana Garriga-Lopez, associate professor of anthropology, attended the 20th United States Conference on AIDS where she was interviewed by MD Magazine on the response to HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico. That response has long been the focus of her research. Specifically … Continue reading

Women’s Athletics Pioneer Passes

Women's Athletics Pioneer Tish Loveless Dies Ada Letitia (“Tish”) Loveless, Ph.D., women’s athletics pioneer and longtime Director of Women’s Athletics at Kalamazoo College, died on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at her home. She was 91 years old. Tish served as Director of Women’s Athletics from 1953 … Continue reading

Beloved Biology Professor Emeritus Dies

Kalamazoo College Professor Emeritus of Biology David Evans David Evans, professor emeritus of biology, died on September 20, 2016. He was 77 years old, four days shy of his 78th birthday, and doing one of the things he loved most—taking a walk on a trail. David’s 39-year career … Continue reading

K Alumnus Enters ArtPrize

Dancers in Blue photograph resembling Les Danseuses Bleues painting by Edgar Degas Kalamazoo College alumnus and Information Services employee Russell Cooper ‘89 is competing for a fifth year at ArtPrize, the Grand Rapids, Mich., event touted by organizers as the world’s most-attended public art event. The event started Sept. 21 and runs … Continue reading

K Professor Receives Lucasse Fellowship

Kalamazoo College Professor Di Seuss Kalamazoo College announced today that Writer in Residence and Assistant Professor of English Diane Seuss ’78 will receive the 2017 Florence J. Lucasse Fellowship for Excellence in Scholarship. It is the highest award bestowed by the Kalamazoo College faculty, and … Continue reading