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K Names New Chief Academic Officer

New Provost Danette Ifert Johnson Kalamazoo College has named a new provost to provide vision and direction for the academic program. President Jorge G. Gonzalez tapped Danette Ifert Johnson, currently the vice provost at Ithaca College in New York, for the top academic position. She […]

Grant Empowers Alzheimer’s Research at K

Student Prepares for Alzheimer's Research Kalamazoo College Professor of Biology Blaine Moore and Upjohn Professor of Life Sciences Jim Langeland ’86 have secured a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant worth more than $440,000 over three years to help K students research the origin and evolution […]

Endowed Chairs Reflect K’s Continued Teaching Excellence

Christina Carroll Among Five Endowed Chairs Kalamazoo College recently appointed five faculty members as endowed chairs, recognizing their achievements as professors. Endowed chairs are positions funded through the annual earnings from an endowed gift or gifts to the College, and reflect: the value donors attribute to […]

Professor Earns Lucasse Fellowship Honors

Lucasse Fellowship Winner Peter Erdi Kalamazoo College announced Monday that Peter Erdi, the Luce Professor of Complex Systems Studies at K, will receive the 2018 Florence J. Lucasse Fellowship for Excellence in Scholarship. It is the highest award bestowed by the Kalamazoo College faculty, and […]

K Professor Nominated for Cundill History Prize

George Washington Prize nominated book Kalamazoo College History Professor James Lewis has been named one of 12 nominees for the Cundill History Prize for his 2017 book, “The Burr Conspiracy: Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis.” The award, worth $75,000 to the winner, […]

Choral Concert Centers Around Love Affairs, Obsessions

College Singers in concert The College Singers, a 24-voice choral ensemble that specializes in social justice-themed programming, will perform its concert titled “EXCESS: Shadows of Pleasure and Power” in two free, public performances in Kalamazoo. The first will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, […]

Award Recognizes Stull’s Love of Teaching

Scenic photo of Lucasse teaching honoree Chuck Stull Ask students what they admire about Kalamazoo College economics and business Senior Instructor Chuck Stull and they’ll tell you he’s always there when they need his help and advice. So it should come as no surprise that being able to […]

Theatre Arts Professor Menta Receives Lux Esto Award

Lux Esto Award Winner Ed Menta Ed Menta, the James A.B. Stone College Professor of Theatre Arts, is this year’s recipient of the Lux Esto Award of Excellence, which honors an employee who has served Kalamazoo College for 26 or more years for a superlative record […]

K Senior Wins Prestigious National Science Foundation Fellowship

National Science Foundation Fellowship Winner Megan Hoinville works with professors It’s a high achievement to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Just 16 percent of those who submitted proposals this year were chosen for the prestigious program. Megan Hoinville ’18 is part of an even more exclusive […]