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The Rosemary K. Brown Professor Chosen

The Rosemary K. Brown Professor Chosen Kalamazoo College today named Alyce Brady, Ph.D., the Rosemary K. Brown Professor in Mathematics and Computer Science. Alyce has taught in those departments at Kalamazoo College for 22 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College and her master’s […]

Walking In Memphis with K Students

Walking In Memphis with K Students Six Kalamazoo College math and computer science students traveled to Memphis, Tenn., March 3-5 (or, in K-speak, the end of 9th Week!) to attend the annual conference of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education […]

A Break for Microbial Evolution

Sophomore Tanush Jagdish Talk about making the most of an opportunity! Sophomore Tanush Jagdish took the initiative to contact microbiologist Richard Lenski (Michigan State University), who had visited Kalamazoo College last spring as the biology department’s Diebold Symposium keynote speaker. Tanush inquired about […]

K women show GISMO girls there’s no magic to learning computer science

K students Natalie Davenport '16, Octavia Smith '18 and Melany Diaz ’16 More Kalamazoo College Computer Science majors doing good things: Recently, Natalie Davenport ’16, Octavia Smith ’18 and Melany Diaz ’16 (l-r in photo) led sessions on Android app creation for Kalamazoo-area sixth- and seventh-grade girls at GISMO (Girls Investigate Science […]

K Computer Science Students Make Their Professor Proud

Research Reveals Enzyme’s Role in Shifting-Eyed Fish Two teams of Kalamazoo College students traveled to the ACM ECNA International Collegiate Programming Contest regional competition at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Grand Rapids recently — and “both teams did great,” said Associate Professor of Computer Science Pam […]

Aced it With ACEit!

Aced it With ACEit! Senior computer science major Jae Hyun Choe presented a poster at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Student Research Competition. The title of his presentation was “ACEit!–Android app to Assist Children in Learning to Read English.” The work was based […]

The William Randolph Hearst Undergraduate Research Fellowship at K

Thanks to a generous gift from The Hearst Foundation, Inc., Kalamazoo College has established the William Randolph Hearst Undergraduate Research Fellowships. These competitive fellowships will provide support for summer research projects for K students majoring in the sciences or mathematics. […]

Hornet Teams Display Computing Power in ACM Competition

ACM 2013 Orange Hornets Kyle Sunden, Lucas Kushner and Fayang Pan Two teams of Kalamazoo College students recently competed and computed in the annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Intercollegiate Regional Programming competition. When the dust settled, the Orange and Black left some big competitors feeling blue. The Orange Hornets team […]

Kalamazoo College Alumna Helps Develop Bicycle Safety Simulator

augmented reality Jodie Plumert ’85, professor and chair of psychology at the University of Iowa is helping lead a joint research project with the University’s computer science department to develop a simulator that uses virtual environment technology to study children’s decision making process […]