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Heyl Scholarship Winners Announced

Nine Heyl Scholars at the Kalamazoo College athletics fields Eight students from Kalamazoo County high schools and one Kalamazoo College first-year student will receive Heyl scholarships to attend Kalamazoo College in the 2018-19 school year, majoring in math or science. The prestigious scholarships, available to accomplished Kalamazoo-area math and […]

K Author Chronicles Dangers of Never Being Out of Season

Kalamazoo College alumnus Rob Dunn Biology professor (North Carolina State University), scientist and science writer Rob Dunn ’97 has a new book out. Never Out of Season: How Having the Food We Want When We Want It Threatens Our Food Supply and Our Future, was […]

K Professor Co-Edits ‘Computational Neurology and Psychiatry’

Computational Neurology and Psychiatry Péter Érdi, the Henry R. Luce Professor of Complex Systems Studies, is the co-editor of a new book titled “Computational Neurology and Psychiatry.” He also is the co-author — along with two K alumni, Takumi Matsuzawa ’16 and Tibin John […]

Soccer Boys, Dinosaur Men

1991 Kalmazoo College Alumnus Jeff Wilson in Niger When the Wilson boys were kids, it was soccer over sauropods. Neither brother, Jeff or Greg, was particularly interested in dinosaurs. Interests evolve over time. Today Jeff (Kalamazoo College class of 1991) and Greg are paleontologists and professors at the […]

Showerdough and Sourdough

Kalamazoo College Alumnus Rob Dunn Rob Dunn ’97 is at it again; it being another citizen-science project (or two). And it (or they) are the subject of a fun and wonderful piece by Nicola Twilley, “What’s Lurking in Your Showerhead,” that appears in the December […]

Profile of Courage

Kalamazoo College Alumnus David France In May of 2013 alumnus David France ’81 returned to Kalamazoo College’s campus to present his Oscar-nominated documentary “How to Survive a Plague.” David has recently written and published a book of the same title, How to Survive a Plague: […]

K Alumna Elected to ACS Director Post

K Alumna Elected to ACS Director Post Christina C. Bodurow ’79, senior director of external sourcing in the medicines development unit at Eli Lilly & Co. (Indianapolis), has been elected the District II Director for the American Chemical Society for 2017-2019. District II includes counties in Michigan, […]

Heyls On Their Way to K (Mostly)

2016 Heyl Scholars 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. […]

Life’s Imperative: Social Justice in Science

Kalmazoo College Social Justice Leadership Participants 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 […]