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K Students Excel in a Japanese Speech Contest

Students Participate in Japanese Speech Contest The heritages of sophomore YoungHoon (Richard) Kim and senior Jie Xu are rooted in Korea and China, respectively. Both students are also fluent in English. And both recently excelled in a competition featuring the language of fourth country–Japan. YoungHoon won […]

An Opportunity to Express Gratitude

Students Show Thanks During Grateful for K Day Kalamazoo College invites students, faculty, staff, alumni and others to celebrate “Grateful for K Day” on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Sponsored by the Kalamazoo College Fund, and formerly called “Tuition Freedom Day,” the April 5 event educates students about the […]

Greening Away Violence

Faculty and Staff Participate in Green Dot Training This spring Kalamazoo College is beginning to turn green from Green Dot, and that “greening” will create a campus where the likelihood of dating and domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault decreases significantly because everybody does their part. Just last […]

K Professor Co-Edits ‘Computational Neurology and Psychiatry’

Computational Neurology and Psychiatry Péter Érdi, the Henry R. Luce Professor of Complex Systems Studies, is the co-editor of a new book titled “Computational Neurology and Psychiatry.” He also is the co-author — along with two K alumni, Takumi Matsuzawa ’16 and Tibin John […]

Bibliographer Honored, Shares the Story of the Vodka Plant

Kalamazoo College Professor Emeritus Joe Fugate The Modern Language Association’s MLA Field Bibliographer Newsletter includes a profile of a Distinguished Indexer who is none other than Kalamazoo College’s own Joe Fugate, professor emeritus of German studies and director emeritus of the Center for International Programs. Indexers […]

Imagination Celebration

“The Stories They Tell,” a documentary film by Visiting Instructor of Art Danny Kim “The Stories They Tell,” Visiting Instructor of Art Danny Kim’s documentary film about the Co-Authorship Project of Woodward Elementary School and Kalamazoo College, is an official selection of the Made in Michigan Film Festival (Frankenmuth, Michigan). It will screen on […]

“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 […]

Beloved English Professor and Poet Dies

Conrad Hillberry dies In a speech he gave in 1987, Professor Emeritus of English Conrad Hilberry said, “When I think of poems that I am especially drawn to, I find they often have a silence, a mystery at the center.” Today Con is […]

Former K Economics Professor Dies

Former Kalamazoo College Professor Fred Strobel Frederick Strobel, who taught economics and business administration at Kalamazoo College for two decades (1974-1994), died on December 22, 2016. He was 79 years old. Born and reared in Quincy, Massachusetts, Fred earned a bachelor’s degree (accounting) and M.B.A. from […]

Former K Professor Wins Prestigious Award

Former Kalamazoo College Professor Gary Dorrien Gary Dorrien, a former professor of religion and chaplain at Kalamazoo College, was named the recipient of the 2017 Grawemeyer Award in Religion for his book, The New Abolition: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel. Gary is the […]