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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 … Continue reading

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 that … Continue reading

College Celebrates Honors Day

Lauren Landman Sings During Honors Day Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as backdrop for the College’s annual Honors Day convocation. More than 250 students were recognized for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences … Continue reading

Professor Lance, an Honored Writer, Dies at 93

Betty Rita Gómez Lance, professor emeritus of Romance languages and literatures Betty Rita Gómez Lance, professor emeritus of Romance languages and literatures, died on September 18, 2016. She was 93. Her career at Kalamazoo College spanned 27 years (1961-1988). Before coming to K she taught at Washington University in St. Louis … Continue reading

Women’s Athletics Pioneer Passes

Women's Athletics Pioneer Tish Loveless Dies Ada Letitia (“Tish”) Loveless, Ph.D., women’s athletics pioneer and longtime Director of Women’s Athletics at Kalamazoo College, died on Thursday, September 22, 2016, at her home. She was 91 years old. Tish served as Director of Women’s Athletics from 1953 … Continue reading

Beloved Biology Professor Emeritus Dies

Kalamazoo College Professor Emeritus of Biology David Evans David Evans, professor emeritus of biology, died on September 20, 2016. He was 77 years old, four days shy of his 78th birthday, and doing one of the things he loved most—taking a walk on a trail. David’s 39-year career … Continue reading

Bring Some Friends With Curious Minds

Bring Some Friends With Curious Minds Assistant Professor of Political Science Justin Berry (and members of his “Voting, Campaigns and Elections” class) knew that the 2016 William Weber Lecture in Government and Society was too big an opportunity not to share widely. The late January event … Continue reading