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Heyls On Their Way to K (Mostly)

2016 Heyl Scholars who will attend Kalamazoo College or WMU School of Nursing. 

Front row, from left:  Shukrani Nsenga, Loy Norrix HS; Anna Roodbergen, Vicksburg HS;   Brianna Harrison, Kalamazoo Central HS;  and Hannah Laurin, Kalamazoo Central HS.  

Second row, from left:  Taylor Ashby, Kalamazoo Central HS;  Kento Hirakawa, Portage Central;  and Kelsi Conroy, Kalamazoo Central HS.

Back row, from left:  Michael Orwin, Portage Northern HS;  Matthew Krinock, Portage Northern HS;  and Samuel Maddox, Gull Lake HS.

NOTE:  Two Heyl Scholars were not pictured

At a dinner last evening Kalamazoo College feted the dozen 2016 Kalamazoo county high school graduates who earned Heyl Scholarships for Kalamazoo College (science and math) or Western Michigan University (nursing). The scholarship covers tuition, book costs and room charges. … Continue reading

Life’s Imperative: Social Justice in Science

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A seed—call it science-and-social-justice—has been germinating in the mind of Regina Stevens-Truss since December of 2009. In truth, Stevens-Truss (the Kurt D. Kaufman Associate Professor of Chemistry) has been thinking on that matter long before then. But the occasion of … Continue reading

K at EB

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Two Kalamazoo College chemistry majors, Victoria Osorio ’16 and Sarah Glass ’17, attended the annual Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego, Calif. Experimental Biology is a joint meeting of six different societies including the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular … Continue reading

Four Awarded Fellowships for Research

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced that four Kalamazoo College alumni have been awarded 2016 Graduate Research Fellowships. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. … Continue reading

An Eye to Space Grows Ears

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Jaclyn (Jax) Sanders ’09 is one member of a large team of scientists who today announced experimental confirmation of gravitational waves. Proof came by way of sound (sort of), making the LIGO scientific team a group of astronomers with an … Continue reading

Research Reveals Enzyme’s Role in Shifting-Eyed Fish

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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

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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

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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