Beloved Biology Professor Emeritus Dies

DavidEvansThumb 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 to Dedicate Fitness and Wellness Center

Fitness and Wellness Center at Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo College will dedicate a new 30,000-square-foot Fitness and Wellness Center at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Academy and Catherine streets in Kalamazoo. The $8.7 million structure was funded entirely by donors including alumni, parents, friends of the college … Continue reading

K Professor Receives Lucasse Fellowship

DiSeussArticle 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

Roads Back Home

HomecomingThumb May the wind be at your back during your journey “home” to Homecoming 2016–October 14-16. Registration is open (with the schedule posted), and more than 300 persons plan to attend as of this writing (September 16). And why not! The … Continue reading

Duo Completes Prestigious Internship

onroeBrownInternsTHUMB Kalamazoo College senior Sara McKinney and junior Shawn Fair secured and completed Monroe-Brown internships this summer. Monroe-Brown internships are local opportunities that include at least 400 paid hours of work with a Kalamazoo area company, valuable networking, and scholarship funding … Continue reading

Summer Science Shared

ummerScienceThumb Scientific inquiry takes no summer break at Kalamazoo College, and a culmination of the summer’s work occurred at the Dow Science Center Mini Poster Session (August 26). In the chemistry department alone some 17 students worked in the laboratories of … Continue reading

Convocation 2016

onvocation-photo Kalamazoo College kicks off the 2016-17 academic year on Wednesday September 7 at 3 p.m. with its annual opening convocation ceremony for new students ready to begin their liberal arts adventure. The ceremony will take place on the campus Quad … Continue reading

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