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K Professor Serves Neural Networks Conference as Honorary Chairman

Neural Networks Conference Honorary Chairman Peter Erdi Peter Erdi, the Luce Professor of Complex Systems Studies at Kalamazoo College, served as the honorary chairman of the International Joint Conference on Neural Networks in July. The conference, with 850 participants in Budapest, Hungary, aimed to build bridges between […]

Get Versed in National Poetry Month

Kayla Park National Poetry Month_2 If your knowledge of poetry is limited, April is the perfect time to expand your horizons and practice your writing. That’s because it’s National Poetry Month, and Assistant English Professor Oliver Baez Bendorf has creatively developed ways for students to […]

YouTube Math Pioneer, Author to Speak at K

YouTube Math Pioneer Eugenia Cheng_Twitter A YouTube math pioneer, author, pianist and scientist interviewed on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and featured in the New York Times, Wired and the Wall Street Journal will deliver two lectures on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Kalamazoo […]

Honors Day 2018 Celebrates Student Achievements

5 students and Provost on stage during Honors Day 2018 Convocation Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2018 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 2, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences and […]

Grant Empowers Alzheimer’s Research at K

Student Prepares for Alzheimer's Research Kalamazoo College Professor of Biology Blaine Moore and Upjohn Professor of Life Sciences Jim Langeland ’86 have secured a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant worth more than $440,000 over three years to help K students research the origin and evolution […]

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 […]