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Pandemic Strikes with Students Far from Home

Pandemic in China_fb When Kalamazoo College students began their international immersion experiences this academic year, the Center for International Programs (CIP) didn’t expect a global pandemic to change anyone’s plans. Regardless, a once-in-a-century historical challenge emerged. “This is my first worldwide phenomenon,” said […]

Two K Students Among Top Three Finishers in Japanese Speech Contest

Japanese Speech Contest_fb For the second year in a row, two Kalamazoo College students placed among the top three finishers in a prestigious Japanese Speech Contest organized by Detroit’s Consulate General of Japan. Xiu Cai ’20 and Shane Spink ’20 finished second and […]

K Nets Two Place-Winners in Japanese Language Speech Contest

Japanese Language Speech Contest Participants Out of dozens of college and university students who applied this year, four Kalamazoo College students were invited to participate in the 23rd Michigan Japanese Language Speech Contest, a record for any college or university in the competition’s recent history, […]

New Study Abroad Programs Will Connect Students, Interests

New Study Abroad Programs Students will learn about social, racial and economic issues in five new study abroad programs coming to Kalamazoo College in the 2019-20 academic year. Center for International Programs Executive Director Margaret Wiedenhoeft said the new programs will align with K’s […]

East Asian Studies Students Earn Boren, Fulbright Honors

Boren and Fulbright Winners Three East Asian studies students at Kalamazoo College have earned prestigious competitive grants, allowing two to study abroad in Japan in the 2017-18 academic year, and a third to serve in an English teaching assistantship in Taiwan. Ihechi Ezuruonye ’19, […]

Magazine Honors K Student for China-Relations Pursuits

China Relations Student Amanda Johnson A magazine edited by students at Yale College is recognizing a Kalamazoo College student for demonstrating exceptional promise in China studies and furthering U.S.-China relations. China Hands Magazine judges chose Amanda Johnson ’17, an economics major and a political science […]

K Student Earns Boren Scholarship to Study in China

A.J. Convertino in the quad at K College Junior A.J. Convertino – a Canton, Mich., native and a son of Val and Rick Convertino – has received a $20,000 David L. Boren Scholarship to study Chinese for six months in Beijing during Kalamazoo College’s winter/spring quarters. Boren Scholarships […]