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K Student Provides Tips on What to Bring to Campus

Mattie Del Torro Writes Class of 2019 on her dry-erase board for what to bring to campus story When Mattie Del Toro ’20 reflects on choosing Kalamazoo College, she remembers an experience brought to her by the letter K. As a high school senior, Del Toro attended a Colleges That Change Lives fair near her hometown of Albuquerque, […]

Estate Gift Burnishes Legacy of Women’s Athletics Pioneer

Loveless Legacy Ada “Tish” Loveless has added to her enduring legacy as the founder of women’s athletics at Kalamazoo College. A year after her death, a gift Loveless made to Kalamazoo College through her estate plan will fund a new endowed scholarship […]

College Celebrates Honors Day

Honors Day Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the College’s annual Honors Day convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Oct. 27, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences […]

3 with K Connections Compete in ArtPrize

Russell Cooper ArtPrize 2017 Entry If you visit ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, be sure to check out three entries from artists with Kalamazoo College connections. Help Desk Administrator Russell Cooper ’89, Web Services Director Carolyn Zinn ’82 and Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Firth MacMillan […]

New York Times, Architectural Digest Feature Alumna Julie Mehretu

Artist Julie Mehretu A Kalamazoo College alumna is receiving attention from publications including Architectural Digest and the New York Times for her latest artwork, a commission for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Artist Julie Mehretu ’92, of New York City, has […]

May Marcia Wood Exhibition Includes Silent Auction

Artist Marcia Wood The late Marcia Wood ’55 served Kalamazoo College as a professor in the art department from 1965 to 1998. She also was a renowned and award winning artist whose works appear throughout the country. An exhibition of her work, Marcia […]

Endowed Professorships Mark the Quality of Pedagogy at K

Kalamazoo College Endowed Professor Hannah Apps Kalamazoo College recently appointed four faculty as endowed professors. Endowed professorships are positions funded by the annual earnings from an endowed gift or gifts to the College; therefore they are a direct reflection of 1) the value donors attribute to […]

Arts Academy’s K Connections

Artist and Kalamazoo College Alumna Julie Mehretu 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. […]