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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 […]

K Honors Outstanding Employees at Founders Day Event

Lux Esto Award Winner Don Mack with Jorge Gonzalez at Founders Day Don Mack, Kalamazoo College director of technical and media services, is this year’s recipient of the Lux Esto Award of Excellence. The award, given Friday at the annual Founders Day Community Reflection marking the College’s 186th year, recognizes an employee […]

‘Ambassador of Science’ Earns NSF Graduate Fellowship

NSF Graduate Fellow uses a microscope at Dow Science Center Each year, up to $100 billion worth of harvested food is lost worldwide to pests and microbes. A Kalamazoo College student’s research could hold part of the solution. Marco Ponce ’19, a biology major from San Diego, conducted his Senior […]

Chemistry Symposium Bids Farewell to 40-Year Professor

Chemistry Symposium Speaker Tom Smith UPDATE: The venue for the chemistry symposium has been changed to Dewing Hall, Room 103. Kalamazoo College department symposiums typically kick off student presentations of senior individualized projects. This year’s chemistry symposium has added significance, serving as the official sendoff […]

K Nets Two Place-Winners in Japanese Language Speech Contest

Japanese Language Speech Contest Participants Out of dozens of college and university students who applied this year, four Kalamazoo College students were invited to participate in the 23rd Michigan Japanese Language Speech Contest, a record for any college or university in the competition’s recent history, […]