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Thanksgiving in April

2.25_INCH_ROUND

On Wednesday, April 9, Kalamazoo College is putting the K in thanKs! “Because tuition covers about two-thirds of what it costs to educate a K student, we celebrate Tuition Freedom Day to mark the point in the school year when … Continue reading

Heartbeat

Alicia and Michael Stillman

This past autumn, in the living room of their Bloomfield Township home, on the couch where their daughter, Emily, had often stretched out to watch TV, Alicia and Michael Stillman sat beside a young man in his 30s, a father … Continue reading

K Alum and Social Justice Warrior Dies

Chokwe Lumumba ’69

Chokwe Lumumba ’69, mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, died on February 25, 2014. He was 66. He came to K from Detroit, Michigan, as Edwin Taliaferro. He majored in political science, played football and basketball, and was instrumental in the creation … Continue reading

Art Professor Honored for Civic Engagement

Associate Professor of Art Sarah Lindley received the Michigan Campus Compact Faculty/Staff Service Learning Award

Michigan Campus Compact (MiCC) honored Associate Professor of Art Sarah Lindley with its biennial MiCC Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award, the highest honor that MiCC bestows on faculty and staff in the state of Michigan. Lindley has made outstanding contributions in … Continue reading

Piano Concert

John Mortensen

John Mortensen, pianist and professor of music at Cedarville University, will present a concert at Kalamazoo College on Thursday, January 30. The event is free and open to the public. The concert will feature Mortensen’s original improvisations of works by … Continue reading

Social Justice Artist

Iris Dawn Paker

Documentary photographer and teacher Iris Dawn Parker will serve as the winter term, 2014, Visiting Fellow at the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership. Her art work and teaching focus on culture, identity formation, gender, and community. During her fellowship … Continue reading

Winter Term Ethnic Studies

Dr. Reid Gómez, the Melon Visiting Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, has designed a series of winter term programs and web pages and prompts as a collective resource for a campus-wide conversations on the matter of ethnic studies. For many … Continue reading

Winter Term Will Open January 8

Kalamazoo College will open for winter term classes on Wednesday, January 8. The Wednesday schedule of classes will be in effect. Some students and faculty members may not be able to reach campus by Wednesday. Everyone should provide the greatest … Continue reading