Tag Archives: sciences

Research Reveals Enzyme’s Role in Shifting-Eyed Fish


Sometimes science uncovers a pretty interesting “what” long before researchers learn that particular “what’s” equally interesting “how.” Two Kalamazoo College alumnae are among the authors of a recently published paper describing HOW certain fish change their eyes to see more … Continue reading

Class of 2019 Heyl Scholars


At a recent late-May dinner Kalamazoo College feted the 2015 Kalamazoo county high school graduates who earned Heyl Scholarships for Kalamazoo College (to major in science or math) or Western Michigan University (to attend the Bronson School of Nursing). The … Continue reading

TEDx Comes to K


Good ideas will be spread across (and via) Kalamazoo College this spring when a descendant of the popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talks series comes to campus as TEDxKalamazooCollege. First-year student Tanush Jagdish, of Bangalore, India, is the main organizer … Continue reading

Campus Symposium Will Focus on Ebola Epidemic


As is often true with epidemics of highly lethal diseases, the response to the ongoing outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa reveals much about matters human and humane. These matters include fear and courage, stigmatization, power, poverty, inequity, … Continue reading

A “Big World” K Story


Conventional wisdom holds that it’s a small world, but really it’s a big world with a lot of K in it. “A young woman came by my office to introduce herself,” wrote Charles Holmes ’93, M.D., M.P.H., the director and … Continue reading

Vitamin K Part of Liberal Arts Power


The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) recently launched its public website, Power of Liberal Arts. It is the most recent initiative of CIC’s public information campaign, Securing America’s Future: The Power of Liberal Arts Education. It complements the @SmartColleges Twitter … Continue reading

Ebola Responders


Greg Raczniak ’96 is working in Sierra Leone as part of the Ebola response team of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The U.S. Navy veteran serves as a preventive medicine resident at CDC. His work in Sierra … Continue reading