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If We Build It, They Will Come

K alumna and bee expert Rebecca Tonietto ’05 K alumna and bee expert Rebecca Tonietto ’05 is interviewed in the Huffington Post on the ways humans can help address colony collapse among bee populations. Tonietto is a postdoctoral David H. Smith Conservation Research Fellow exploring urban bee communities, […]

Long Table; Close Community

Long Table; Close Community A five-course dinner helped strengthen the connective fiber of a community when Fair Food Matters hosted a fundraiser at the Kalamazoo Farmers Market one Thursday evening in late June. General manager of Kalamazoo College Dining Services James Chantanasombut and Chelsea […]

Commute and Climate

Midway through this summer, biology graduate Trace Redmond ’13 wanted to know how K faculty and staff got to and from work. He was being paid for his curiosity, all part of his work as the summer 2013 energy intern […]

Top 25!

Two students stand beside an older man who's bottom half is covered by a blue recycling bin. Kalamazoo College placed 24th overall in 2013 RecycleMania, a friendly (and eco-friendly) sustainability competition among colleges and universities that focuses on waste minimization and recycling. More than 600 schools in the United States and Canada participated this year. 2013 was […]

K Recycling Program Puts Others to Shame

The website thebestcolleges.org has ranked Kalamazoo College #6 on its list of “11 College Recycling Programs That Put All Others To Shame.” The website cites K for being “a perennial top finisher in Recyclemania,” the national competition for college and university recycling programs, and for […]

K Sustainability Intern Converts Motion to Miser

Caleb Kline ’13 has been posting green gains on the College’s Sustainability Web site. It’s worth a look-see. One of his latest articles describes the installation of VendingMisers. The devices allow vending machines to power down when no one’s around. […]

Students Create Cardboard Chapel

Stetson Chapel received another life recently when K students erected a new and recyclable cardboard version of the building on the Quad, breaking a collegiate environmental record along the way. Sustainability intern Scott Beal ’12 asked EnvOrg (Environmental Organization) to help him […]

Alum Aubrey Parker Covers “Run Across Palestine”

Alum Aubrey Parker Covers “Run Across Palestine” as Journalist series chronicling the event, and she plans to write an article on water issues related to olive farming for Circle of Blue. Parker is also pitching the story to other various media […]