Thompson Lecture to Screen PBS Documentary

Kalamazoo College’s 2017 Thompson Lecture, presented by the Department of Religion, will screen the PBS documentary “An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story” at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 4. The presentation is free and open to the public at Dalton … Continue reading

K Students Excel in a Japanese Speech Contest

The heritages of sophomore YoungHoon (Richard) Kim and senior Jie Xu are rooted in Korea and China, respectively. Both students are also fluent in English. And both recently excelled in a competition featuring the language of fourth country–Japan. YoungHoon won … Continue reading

An Opportunity to Express Gratitude

Kalamazoo College invites students, faculty, staff, alumni and others to celebrate “Grateful for K Day” on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Sponsored by the Kalamazoo College Fund, and formerly called “Tuition Freedom Day,” the April 5 event educates students about the … Continue reading

Greening Away Violence

This spring Kalamazoo College is beginning to turn green from Green Dot, and that “greening” will create a campus where the likelihood of dating and domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault decreases significantly because everybody does their part. Just last … Continue reading

Travel Site Names K Michigan’s Most Beautiful Campus

Most Beautiful Campus in Michigan Travel + Leisure Magazine  — a Time Inc. publication offering tips, news and information about destinations around the world — has named Kalamazoo College the most beautiful campus among colleges and universities in Michigan. The article describes college campuses in … Continue reading

Eyewitness to History

Gail Raiman ’73 was interviewed for and appears in the documentary “Feeling Good About America: the 1976 Presidential Election.” The documentary, produced by the Center of Politics at the University of Virginia, has been airing across the country since October. … Continue reading

Arts Academy’s K Connections

Julie Mehretu ’92 is one of 14 new members voted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Mehretu is among the most celebrated of contemporary painters in the world. She works from studios in New York City and Berlin. … Continue reading

Love of Excellence

At Kalamazoo College the bridge between love and excellence is often a planned gift. Within the past two weeks, K has received two such gifts—one that supports excellence in the faculty; the other excellence among students. In both cases the … Continue reading