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K Alumnus’ Sculpture Part of International ArtPrize

"Binary Strip" by Daedalian Derks After graduating from Kalamazoo College in June with a studio art major and classical civilizations minor, sculptor Daedalian Derks ’12 spent the summer rebuilding and expanding a portion of his Senior Individualized Project for installation in downtown Grand Rapids as … Continue reading

Smokin’ Poets

Thanks, in part, to Kim Grabowski ’12, the Spring issue of the on-line magazine, The Smoking Poet, features a strong K connection. Grabowski was an intern at the magazine and helped compile an issue that features the work of Writer-in-Residence Diane Seuss ’78 as … Continue reading

Tan Earns Lucasse Lectureship

By Rachel Leider ’15 Siu-Lan Tan, associate professor of psychology, has earned Kalamazoo College’s highest annual honor for classroom teaching, the Florence J. Lucasse Lectureship for Excellence in Teaching. The “Lucasse,” was established in 1979 in honor of Florence J. … Continue reading

English Alum Receives “Outstanding Faculty” Award

Amelia Katanski ’92, English, received the Outstanding Faculty award from Michigan Campus Compact ( at the Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Conference on January 30 in East Lansing. Nominated by President Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran and the College’s Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Institute for Service-Learning, … Continue reading