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Events Offer Students Opportunities in the Sciences

Sciences JA Scott Kelso Two Kalamazoo College events coming soon will give students new experiences and learning opportunities in the sciences. First, Brendan Bohannan – a professor of environmental studies and biology at the University of Oregon – will present a keynote address titled … Continue reading

Grant Will Boost Student Research Experience

Student research Kalamazoo College’s efforts to get science majors experience in student research, one of the most important factors in providing them an exceptional start in their post-college careers, just got a big boost. The Sherman Fairchild Foundation will provide $247,500 to … Continue reading

Biology Alumnae Present at Reflections and Connections

Biology Professor Binney Girdler introduces Melba Sales-Griffin Kalamazoo College’s Biology Department welcomed alumnae Melba Sales-Griffin ’12 and Emily Cornwell ’07 to campus today for the department’s annual Reflections and Connections event as a part of Homecoming 2017. The event, established in honor of Professor Emeritus Paul Sotherland, … Continue reading

2 Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor

Faculty Members Promoted Binney Girdler Kalamazoo College faculty members Binney Girdler and James Lewis have been promoted from associate professors to full professors. Girdler, a biology professor, focuses her research on studying the structure and dynamics of terrestrial plant communities such as shoreline communities, grasslands … Continue reading

Soccer Boys, Dinosaur Men

1991 Kalmazoo College Alumnus Jeff Wilson in Niger When the Wilson boys were kids, it was soccer over sauropods. Neither brother, Jeff or Greg, was particularly interested in dinosaurs. Interests evolve over time. Today Jeff (Kalamazoo College class of 1991) and Greg are paleontologists and professors at the … Continue reading

Showerdough and Sourdough

Kalamazoo College Alumnus Rob Dunn Rob Dunn ’97 is at it again; it being another citizen-science project (or two). And it (or they) are the subject of a fun and wonder-ful piece by Nicola Twilley, “What’s Lurking in Your Showerhead,” that appears in the December … Continue reading