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Economics and Business Instructor Receives Lucasse Award

Lucasse Fellowship Winner Chuck Stull Kalamazoo College announced today that Senior Instructor of Economics and Business Chuck Stull will receive the 2018 Florence J. Lucasse Lectureship for Excellence in Teaching, awarded to a K faculty member in recognition of outstanding classroom teaching. Stull joined the … Continue reading

Initial Wait Leads K Student to Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholarship Winner Kimberly Yang “Pleasant surprise” and “final exams” rarely are uttered in the same breath even at Kalamazoo College. Yet Kimberly Yang ’19, of Grand Rapids, Mich., received welcome news around finals time this past spring. Yang first was placed on a waiting … Continue reading

Former K Economics Professor Dies

Former Kalamazoo College Professor Fred Strobel Frederick Strobel, who taught economics and business administration at Kalamazoo College for two decades (1974-1994), died on December 22, 2016. He was 79 years old. Born and reared in Quincy, Massachusetts, Fred earned a bachelor’s degree (accounting) and M.B.A. from … Continue reading

Distinguished K Professor and Administrator Dies

Distinguished K Professor and Administrator Dies Former Kalamazoo College professor of economics and business Sherrill Cleland died of natural causes at the age of 91 on October 26, 2015, in Sarasota, Florida. He was an outstanding teacher and educator, a leader and innovator in higher education, … Continue reading

Paper’s Tops at Conference

Kalamazoo College Economics Professor Amy McMillan Amy MacMillan, the L. Lee Stryker Assistant Professor of Business Management, co-authored a paper titled “Improving the Collaborative Online Student Evaluation Process”—a research effort so fine it received the award for Best Conference Refereed Paper from the Marketing Management Association. … Continue reading

Inaugural Symposium Features Distinguished Alumnus

The first ever economics and business Senior Individualized Project symposium is bringing back one the department’s own to serve as keynote speaker. Will Dobbie ’04 will address senior econ and business majors during a dinner that will follow the poster … Continue reading

K Alumnus Wins Dissertation Award

The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research annually honors the best doctoral dissertation on employment-related issues. The 2013 Dissertation Award is shared by Gregory Leiserson and Will Dobbie. Dobbie is 2004 graduate of Kalamazoo College (major–economics and business; study abroad–Nairobi, … Continue reading

Alumnus Wins Nobel Prize

Portrait of Robert Shiller Robert Shiller, who became famous for calling the housing and Internet stock bubbles, was one of three Americans to win the 2013 Nobel Prize in economics. Today, he’s a professor at Yale. In 1963, he was a freshman at Kalamazoo … Continue reading