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Faculty, Staff Prepare for Distance Learning

Distance Learning_fb A social media meme circulating of the late children’s TV star Mr. Rogers is reminding people to “look for the helpers” in a crisis. When that crisis is COVID-19, which has forced Kalamazoo College to switch from in-person to distance […]

K Students Want to Help Women, End Period Poverty

Period Poverty Book Nelly Rupande A group of Kalamazoo College students has a story to tell this International Women’s Day. It’s a story Shukurani A. Nsengiyumva ’20, Anne Kearney Patton ’22, Juanita Ledesma ’21, Kushi Matharu ’22 and Catherine Dennis ’22 created in the form […]

Meet the Hornets Helping Bumblebees Through Citizen Science

Trevor Rigney (from left), Niko Nickson, Amy Cazier and Nicki Bailey comprised Biology Professor Ann Fraser's summer research group last year. What’s black, yellow and fuzzy all over? Bumblebees. And Biology Professor Ann Fraser wants to know what it takes to preserve them in Michigan. To that end, Fraser and her Kalamazoo College lab students are launching the Southwest Michigan Bee […]

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 Professor Addresses Forums in South Africa

Peter Erdi in South Africa_fb Péter Érdi, the Luce Professor of Complex Systems Studies at Kalamazoo College, recently visited Johannesburg, South Africa, where he served as the keynote speaker at the sixth International Conference on Soft Computing and Machine Intelligence (ISCMI) and spoke at the […]

Students Should ‘Feel Empowered’ By Alumna’s Art

cMUMMA Fari Nzinga lo 1025_facebook 2 A first-year seminar this term is giving 14 Kalamazoo College students a chance to see critically acclaimed art created by a professional painter who once attended K herself. Organized by the Studio Museum in Harlem and the American Federation of […]

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 […]

Theatre Professor Receives Lighting Design Award

Lighting Design Award EncoreMichigan.com, a web-based publication focusing on Michigan’s professional theater industry, highlights the top productions, actors, artists, designers, writers and technicians in the state through its annual Wilde Awards. This year, the spotlight shone on Kalamazoo College Theatre Arts Professor Lanny […]

K Chooses Lucasse, Ambrose Honorees

Ambrose Recipient Bruce Stack with President Jorge Gonzalez Kalamazoo College announced today that one faculty member and one staff member have earned two of the highest awards the College bestows on its employees. Jeff Bartz, K’s Kurt D. Kaufman professor of chemistry, will receive the 2020 Florence J. […]

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 […]