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K Shines in Japanese

Students display awards from Japanese speaking contest Kalamazoo College students dominated the 2016 Japanese Language Speech Contest held at the Novi (Mich.) Civic Center in late February. Christa Scheck ’17 won third prize for her speech, “Translating Japanese Into English: the Problems of Literal Translation.” Senior Jamie … Continue reading

Exceptional Leaders Feted

Senior Leadership Award winners Kalamazoo College honored 32 soon-to-graduate students with its prestigious Senior Leadership Recognition Award. During the course of the last four years these individuals have distinguished themselves as athletes, student workers, admission volunteers, resident assistants, civic engagement scholars, social justice advocates, … Continue reading

Organic Gypsy Cooks Award-Winning Potato

Organic Gypsy Truck Bees and their honey have nothing over this Hornet and her spud. Bridgett Blough ’04 grew up in a farming community in rural Coloma Township in Michigan eating potatoes with most every meal. Good locally-grown food was a staple on … Continue reading

What is the Temple of Artemis?

Theresa Tejada on Jeopardy Theresa Tejada ’10 won the episode of the television show JEOPARDY that aired on Tuesday, December 22. Her one-day winnings totaled $21,599. She defended her champion status, albeit unsuccessfully, the following day. Two episodes of Jeopardy seems a fitting tribute … Continue reading

Dean’s List Fall Term 2015

Congratulations to the following Kalamazoo College students, who achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or better for a full-time course load of at least three units, without failing or withdrawing from any course, during the Fall 2015 academic term. … Continue reading

NAACP Cites Work of College, President

Retiring Kalamazoo College President On any given day you can find a Kalamazoo College student playing ping pong, shooting baskets or serving up a hot meal at the Douglass Community Association. A center for social, recreational and community development activities in the city’s Northside … Continue reading

Alumnus to be Honored With Public Service Award

Kalamazoo College Alumnus Gerald Rosen ’73 The Honorable Gerald Rosen ’73, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan will receive the 11th Annual Dennis Archer Public Service Award on November 19. The Michigan Bar Association is honoring Rosen for … Continue reading

Honors Day 2015

Congratulations to the following Kalamazoo College students, who received awards during the Honors Day Convocation, October 30, 2015, in Stetson Chapel. The awards include all academic divisions, prestigious scholarships, and special non-departmental awards. The Honors Day Convocation occurs annually, during … Continue reading

Our “Miller’s Tale”

Our "Miller’s Tale" Move over, Chaucer! Kalamazoo College has its own “Miller’s Tale,” that of Alisa Crawford ’91, who recently won the state history award from the Historical Society of Michigan for her book “De Zwaan: The True Story of America’s Authentic Dutch … Continue reading