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Commencement Then and Now

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Can you believe graduation is just around the corner? I couldn’t; or at least I couldn’t until the day last week when I watched College Archivist Lisa Murphy build a library display from old pictures and old traditions of previous … Continue reading

Un-COMMONS Learning

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Kalamazoo College’s ‘Learning Commons’ had its grand opening on Thursday, April 9. The Learning Commons is located on the first floor of Upjohn Library and is all about students helping other students raise their academic achievement. Amy Newday, director of … Continue reading

The R in K’s DNA

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RecycleMania 2015 is over, and if you didn’t know that (or if you weren’t aware the contest had even begun) that’s because for the second consecutive year the College has competed without promoting the contest–sort of a test to see … Continue reading

The Iconography of Justice

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Designed by world renowned architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, the architecture that houses Kalamazoo College’s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership has inspired rave reviews by many. Perhaps no work better explicates the iconography of the space than the … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College President Announces Retirement

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President Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran today announced her retirement from Kalamazoo College, effective June 30, 2016. She made the announcement at the College’s spring term all-campus gathering, a meeting of faculty and staff. President Wilson-Oyelaran was unanimously elected the 17th president … Continue reading

Great Adventurer

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[NOTE: A memorial service for Dr. Stavig will occur on Saturday, May 9, at 2 p.m. in Stetson Chapel. A reception will follow in the Hicks Center Stone Room.] Richard T. Stavig, Ph.D., died on Sunday, Easter morning, April 5, … Continue reading

Chemistry Explosion at Kalamazoo College

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Some chemical reactions are simply impressive—the vibrant flash of light when magnesium is ignited or the blast and subsequent grains of salt that appear after mixing sodium metal and chlorine gas. Equally impressive is the reaction to the chemistry major … Continue reading