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Grant to Foster Inclusive Science, Math Programs

Two Students in Science lab for Inclusive Science and Math story Kalamazoo College has been awarded a $1 million, five-year grant to participate in a nationwide quest to find ways to better serve students from demographic groups that are underrepresented in science and mathematics. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced […]

Events Offer Students Opportunities in the Sciences

Sciences JA Scott Kelso Two Kalamazoo College events coming soon will give students new experiences and learning opportunities in the sciences. First, Brendan Bohannan – a professor of environmental studies and biology at the University of Oregon – will present a keynote address titled […]

K Senior Wins Prestigious National Science Foundation Fellowship

National Science Foundation Fellowship Winner Megan Hoinville works with professors It’s a high achievement to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Just 16 percent of those who submitted proposals this year were chosen for the prestigious program. Megan Hoinville ’18 is part of an even more exclusive […]

Astronomers Honor K Student for Her Research

Hayley Beltz Presents at Astronomers Meeting An organization of professional astronomers is honoring Kalamazoo College senior Hayley Beltz for her Senior Individualized Project and summer research, which Beltz presented to the group’s members. The Astronomy Achievement Student Awards, which were bestowed in January through the American […]

Grant Will Boost Student Research Experience

Student research Kalamazoo College’s efforts to get science majors experience in student research, one of the most important factors in providing them an exceptional start in their post-college careers, just got a big boost. The Sherman Fairchild Foundation will provide $247,500 to […]

2 K Alumni Among 40 Under 40 Honorees

Crain’s Detroit Business last week honored its 40 Under 40 honorees, and they include two Kalamazoo College alumni. They are: Ed Mamou ’00, 39, who is the owner of the Root and Mabel Gray restaurants, vice president of GFL Environmental […]

Physics Professor Honored with Teaching Award

Physics Professor Honored with Teaching Award Jan Tobochnik, the Dow Distinguished Professor in Natural Sciences,  has been named as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Hans Christian Oersted Medal, presented by the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT). The Oersted Medal recognizes outstanding, widespread, and lasting […]

The William Randolph Hearst Undergraduate Research Fellowship at K

Thanks to a generous gift from The Hearst Foundation, Inc., Kalamazoo College has established the William Randolph Hearst Undergraduate Research Fellowships. These competitive fellowships will provide support for summer research projects for K students majoring in the sciences or mathematics. […]

Professor Emeritus of Physics David Winch Has Died

Portrait of Physics Professor David Winch The Kalamazoo College community is saddened to learn of the death of Professor Emeritus of Physics David Michael Winch, age 78. David, of Taos, New Mexico, passed away unexpectedly October 7, 2013 while riding his bicycle. David taught at the […]