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Undergraduates Present Research

Students Present Undergrad Research Posters Fifteen Kalamazoo College students joined three of their teachers (professors Dwight Williams, Santiago Salinas and Ellen Robertson)  to present research at the 2016 West Michigan Regional Undergraduate Science Research Conference (WMRUGS) in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The annual conference provides undergraduate … Continue reading

K Alumna Elected to ACS Director Post

K Alumna Elected to ACS Director Post Christina C. Bodurow ’79, senior director of external sourcing in the medicines development unit at Eli Lilly & Co. (Indianapolis), has been elected the District II Director for the American Chemical Society for 2017-2019. District II includes counties in Michigan, … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College Inaugurates its 18th President

Kalamazoo College President Jorge Gonzalez Kalamazoo College inaugurated its 18th president, Jorge G. Gonzalez, in a celebration Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at Stetson Chapel. Dozens of colleges and universities from across the country sent representatives to the ceremony to join college trustees, alumni, students, faculty, … Continue reading

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