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K-Plan and the Peace Corps

Peace Corps Volunteers Kalamazoo College ranks 14th among small colleges and universities nationwide in terms of the number of graduates who volunteer to serve in the Peace Corps. Since the agency was created in 1961, 288 K graduates have served overseas. Currently, nine … Continue reading

Bring Some Friends With Curious Minds

Bring Some Friends With Curious Minds Assistant Professor of Political Science Justin Berry (and members of his “Voting, Campaigns and Elections” class) knew that the 2016 William Weber Lecture in Government and Society was too big an opportunity not to share widely. The late January event … Continue reading

K Philosopher Writes About Syrian Refugees

Max Cherem Max Cherem, philosophy, has contributed a thoughtful reflection to a “Philosophers On” segment focused on the Syrian refugees. Since 2011, more than 10 million Syrians have been displaced from their homes, and more 4 million have fled their homeland, seeking … Continue reading

NAACP Cites Work of College, President

Retiring Kalamazoo College President On any given day you can find a Kalamazoo College student playing ping pong, shooting baskets or serving up a hot meal at the Douglass Community Association. A center for social, recreational and community development activities in the city’s Northside … Continue reading

“Autism in Love” a First of Four

"Autism in Love" a First of Four Kalamazoo College’s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) will partner with Media Arts Academy of Kalamazoo to host free community sneak previews and discussions of films to be aired on the award-winning weekly PBS series Independent Lens, beginning with … Continue reading