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Journalist to Deliver Hilberry Symposium Keynote

Hilberry Symposium Keynote Speaker Lauren Trager The Kalamazoo College English Department will conduct its annual Hilberry Symposium, which honors English majors and their Senior Individualized Projects, this Friday and Saturday. Lauren Trager ’07, an investigative journalist for KMOV-TV in St. Louis, will kick off the event … Continue reading

Five Faculty Members Receive Tenure

Noriko Sugimori presenting at inauguration With specialties ranging from the psychology of adolescents to Victorian literature, five Kalamazoo College professors have achieved tenure. The milestone recognizes the scholarship and teaching they have completed to the point of tenure, and it is also a sign of … Continue reading

K Alumni Launch Black Diaspora Project

Black Diaspora Project Co-Editor Justin Danzy Kalamazoo College alumni Justin Danzy ’16 and Marquise Griffin ’15 have created a virtual communal space shared by a team of thinkers and artists free to create and share content that promotes their vision of a more informed, empowered and … Continue reading

“backyard song”

Kalamazoo College English Professor Di Seuss Writer in Residence Diane Seuss has published a poem, “backyard song,” in the February issue of Poetry Magazine. Di’s poem is part of a group of a recently devised poetic form known as the Golden Shovel, an homage to the … Continue reading

Beloved English Professor and Poet Dies

Conrad Hillberry dies In a speech he gave in 1987, Professor Emeritus of English Conrad Hilberry said, “When I think of poems that I am especially drawn to, I find they often have a silence, a mystery at the center.” Today Con is … 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

Duo Completes Prestigious Internship

Kalamazoo College students complete prestigious internships 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

Senior Presents SIP in Paris

Senior Presents Justin Danzy SIP in Paris Justin Danzy ’16 always believed in himself and his writing; he just wasn’t sure others would feel the same way. When he began to work on his Senior Individualized Project (SIP) at Kalamazoo College, he had one thing in mind: … Continue reading

Blind Date

Kalamazoo College Professor Di Seuss DI SEUSS NAMED one of two finalists for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry! A first in the history of Kalamazoo College to have one of her own so honored. Di is an alumna (class of 1978) and Di is … Continue reading