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Faculty Celebrate Poetry Book Release, Film Honor

Faculty members celebrate book launch and film honor As the academic year begins, two Kalamazoo College faculty members are celebrating accomplishments outside the classroom: Assistant Professor of English Oliver Baez Bendorf released a new collection of poetry titled Advantages of Being Evergreen, and Documentary Film Instructor Danny Kim […]

K Professor Spotlights Fossil-Fuel Dependence

fossil-fuel dependence A Kalamazoo College art professor will receive international attention while combating fossil-fuel dependence and climate change as a recipient of a Fulbright award in the 2019-20 academic year. Tom Rice, K’s Robert and Jo-Ann Stewart professor of art in the […]

K Professor Serves Neural Networks Conference as Honorary Chairman

Neural Networks Conference Honorary Chairman Peter Erdi Peter Erdi, the Luce Professor of Complex Systems Studies at Kalamazoo College, served as the honorary chairman of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks in July. The conference, with 850 participants in Budapest, Hungary, aimed to build bridges between […]

National Moth Week Spotlights Winged Insects

National Moth Week blacklighting at Quad If you ever see Kalamazoo College students hanging sheets by clotheslines suspended between trees on the Quad, they’re not doing laundry. They’re rounding up moths for their entomology class collections in a practice called “blacklighting.” The process emits a black […]

Four Professors Receive Tenure

Menelik Geremew earns tenure Four Kalamazoo College professors from the business and economics, psychology and biology departments have been awarded tenure. The milestone recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and service to Kalamazoo College, and signifies the College’s confidence in the contributions these professors will […]

Conference, Faculty Catalyze Chemistry Students

Chemistry Students Attend Drug Metabolism Conference The opportunity to present to and learn from pharmaceutical professionals is normally reserved for graduate students, professional scientists and postdoctoral fellows. For Kalamazoo College chemistry students in Dorothy H. Heyl Professor of Chemistry Laura Furge’s lab, attending the Great Lakes […]

Kalamazoo Promise Fulfills its First Class at K

Kalamazoo Promise Student Druanna Darling with a dog When students in the Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS) receive their diplomas, 92 percent of them are eligible for an outstanding graduation gift: a tuition-free post-secondary education thanks to the Kalamazoo Promise. KPS graduates who have lived in the district and […]

Teaching Fellowship Honors K’s Williams

Teaching Fellowship Grant Recipient Dwight Williams cMUMMA 0041 Think of it as a mark of teaching excellence and a sign of educational quality in which all Kalamazoo College students and faculty can take pride. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and Course Hero, an online learning platform for […]

International Jazz Day Gives K Reason to Toot its Own Horn

International Jazz Day cMcGUIRE 2018 0007 There are days during the year when it makes sense for Kalamazoo College to toot its own horn. International Jazz Day is one of them, as the College’s Jazz Band is known for its well-attended, quality performances popular with the […]

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 […]