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National Moth Week Spotlights Winged Insects

National Moth Week blacklighting at Quad If you ever see Kalamazoo College students hanging sheets by clotheslines suspended between trees on the Quad, they’re not doing laundry. They’re rounding up moths for their entomology class collections in a practice called “blacklighting.” The process emits a black […]

‘Ambassador of Science’ Earns NSF Graduate Fellowship

NSF Graduate Fellow uses a microscope at Dow Science Center Each year, up to $100 billion worth of harvested food is lost worldwide to pests and microbes. A Kalamazoo College student’s research could hold part of the solution. Marco Ponce ’19, a biology major from San Diego, conducted his Senior […]

Luce Fellowship Fuels K Student’s Health-Career Goals

Luce Fellowship Recipient Anthony Diep Rosas Anthony Diep Rosas ’19 has accomplished an impressive first for a Kalamazoo College student, earning a prestigious Luce Fellowship that will enable him to live and work in Asia, furthering personal and professional aspirations to improve public health. Launched by […]

Professor’s Project Promotes Pollinators, Begets Buzz

pollinators Kalamazoo College Biology Professor Ann Fraser is hoping to create some buzz with her latest project at the Lillian Anderson Arboretum. Part of her project aims to sustain more pollinators such as bees after a perceived decline in the state’s […]

Grant Empowers Alzheimer’s Research at K

Student Prepares for Alzheimer's Research Kalamazoo College Professor of Biology Blaine Moore and Upjohn Professor of Life Sciences Jim Langeland ’86 have secured a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant worth more than $440,000 over three years to help K students research the origin and evolution […]

Endowed Chairs Reflect K’s Continued Teaching Excellence

Christina Carroll Among Five Endowed Chairs Kalamazoo College recently appointed five faculty members as endowed chairs, recognizing their achievements as professors. Endowed chairs are positions funded through the annual earnings from an endowed gift or gifts to the College, and reflect: the value donors attribute to […]

Career Exploration Takes K Students to Windy City

11 K to the Windy City participants at the el train Five Kalamazoo College juniors and eight sophomores are back from Chicago after a three-day trip to learn firsthand from alumni about their careers. Known as K to the Windy City, the exploratory career trek, or K-Trek, focused on careers in […]

Grant to Foster Inclusive Science, Math Programs

Two Students in Science lab for Inclusive Science and Math story Kalamazoo College has been awarded a $1 million, five-year grant to participate in a nationwide quest to find ways to better serve students from demographic groups that are underrepresented in science and mathematics. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced […]