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Washington Internship Boosts Student’s Love of Museums

Washington Internship for Facebook A fortunate pairing of four people with Kalamazoo College ties provided one student with a valuable internship experience last summer in Washington, D.C. Marie Kohrman ’22 was an intern at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a home for […]

Honors Day Rewards Student Excellence

Honors Day Convocation_Facebook Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2019 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 8, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Humanities, Natural […]

Celebrated Poet Visits, Inspires K

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo When an award-winning poet speaks on campus, you can bet Kalamazoo College students are eagerly listening and learning. Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, a celebrated writer known for his early life experiences as an undocumented immigrant, was warmly welcomed last week to […]

Nature Center Nurtures Student’s Love of Writing

Paige Chung and Oliver Baez Bendorf at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Nature Center A nature center and biological field station in Hastings, Michigan, is home for a Kalamazoo College student this summer. Paige Chung ’20, an English and critical ethnic studies (CES) major, is at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, which is dedicated to […]

Get Versed in National Poetry Month

Kayla Park National Poetry Month_2 If your knowledge of poetry is limited, April is the perfect time to expand your horizons and practice your writing. That’s because it’s National Poetry Month, and Assistant English Professor Oliver Baez Bendorf has creatively developed ways for students to […]

Honors Day 2018 Celebrates Student Achievements

5 students and Provost on stage during Honors Day 2018 Convocation Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2018 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 2, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences and […]

Journalist to Deliver Hilberry Symposium Keynote

Hilberry Symposium Keynote Speaker Lauren Trager The Kalamazoo College English Department will conduct its annual Hilberry Symposium, which honors English majors and their Senior Individualized Projects, this Friday and Saturday. Lauren Trager ’07, an investigative journalist for KMOV-TV in St. Louis, will kick off the event […]

Five Faculty Members Receive Tenure

Noriko Sugimori presenting at inauguration With specialties ranging from the psychology of adolescents to Victorian literature, five Kalamazoo College professors have achieved tenure. The milestone recognizes the scholarship and teaching they have completed to the point of tenure, and it is also a sign of […]

K Alumni Launch Black Diaspora Project

Black Diaspora Project Co-Editor Justin Danzy Kalamazoo College alumni Justin Danzy ’16 and Marquise Griffin ’15 have created a virtual communal space shared by a team of thinkers and artists free to create and share content that promotes their vision of a more informed, empowered and […]

“backyard song”

Kalamazoo College English Professor Di Seuss Writer in Residence Diane Seuss has published a poem, “backyard song,” in the February issue of Poetry Magazine. Di’s poem is part of a group of a recently devised poetic form known as the Golden Shovel, an homage to the […]