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In Solidarity: Faculty and Staff Letter to Students

Dear K College Students, The pandemic of novel coronavirus has reshaped our world and transformed our institution in profound ways. Over the last few weeks as we pivoted sharply to take our classes online, we have seen the […]

Pandemic Strikes with Students Far from Home

Pandemic in China_fb When Kalamazoo College students began their international immersion experiences this academic year, the Center for International Programs (CIP) didn’t expect a global pandemic to change anyone’s plans. Regardless, a once-in-a-century historical challenge emerged. “This is my first worldwide […]

Mom Inspires Son’s Medical Ambitions

Emergency Medical Technician Brandon Wright Imagine, as a 14-year-old child, seeing your mother endure breast cancer. How might that affect you? For Brandon Wright ’21, it prompted him to attend his mom’s chemo and radiation treatments. “She went through chemo and radiation for […]

Plan Bee: Cut Insecticides, Preserve Habitat

World Bee Day Flowers There’s been a buzz in the national news as Asian hornets, also called murder hornets, have appeared for the first time in the northwestern U.S. The two-inch-long invasive insects have frightening stinging power and are significant predators of […]

Technology Empowers Art in Distance Learning

Art in Distance Learning_fb In examining how Kalamazoo College students, faculty and staff have adjusted to distance learning this spring, it’s easy to see the community’s ingenuity in shifting from in-person instruction. For example, if it’s true that art imitates life, what […]

Day of Light Helps Spotlight Laser Lab, K Professor

Day of Light Laser Lab With Kalamazoo College’s motto being Lux Esto, or Be Light, it makes sense that the International Day of Light, celebrated each year on May 16, is significant for some in the K community. The date marks the anniversary […]

K Names New Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid

New Vice President MJ Huebner Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez announced today that Mj Huebner will join the liberal arts institution as the new vice president for admission and financial aid. Huebner, interim vice president of enrollment management at the University of […]

Kalamazoo College Postpones 2020 Commencement

Commencement 1 In response to the coronavirus pandemic and recommendations from public health organizations, Kalamazoo College has announced it is postponing its in-person Commencement 2020 ceremony until a later date. In a message to the senior class, President Jorge G. […]

Learning Commons Ensures Students Get Peer Assistance

Learning Commons 2 Collaboration is one of the great experiences in higher education, and Kalamazoo College’s Learning Commons empowers it. By hiring students who have distinguished themselves in academics or library research, the Commons allows students to share their strengths and […]