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War Crimes Trial Anniversary Occasion for Human Rights Workshop

War Crimes Trial Anniversary Occasion for Human Rights Workshop A workshop on human rights (April 14-16) at Kalamazoo College will offer the opportunity for some of the world’s leading scholars to discuss their work among themselves and an audience that includes students, faculty and the general public. The workshop […]

The Rosemary K. Brown Professor Chosen

The Rosemary K. Brown Professor Chosen Kalamazoo College today named Alyce Brady, Ph.D., the Rosemary K. Brown Professor in Mathematics and Computer Science. Alyce has taught in those departments at Kalamazoo College for 22 years. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Bowdoin College and her master’s […]

Behind Closed Doors

Aunye Scott-Anderson I want to talk about being uncomfortable—or, rather, being comfortable with what is uncomfortable—in order to learn and progress as an individual in a progressive society. Maybe this means I want to talk about art, or education, or both. How […]

K Awarded Top Civic Engagement Honor

Two Kalamazoo College students Kalamazoo College is Michigan’s 2016 Engaged Campus of the Year! Michigan Campus Compact (MiCC) recently announced K’s selection for the honor by a team of national reviewers at MiCC’s Awards Gala, held at Michigan State University’s Kellogg Center in East […]

Call for Response to Zika in Puerto Rico

Associate Professor of Anthropology Adriana Garriga-López Associate Professor of Anthropology Adriana Garriga-López is a member of a group of experts that co-authored an essay and call to action titled “Public Statement on Zika Virus in Puerto Rico.” The essay appeared in Savage Minds (15 March 2016) […]

Happy Birthday, Center for Civic Engagement

Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) turns 15 this year The Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) turns 15 this year, and its hard to imagine better origins. It began as a joint brainstorming effort between students, faculty and several community partners with the intent on redefining […]

Social Justice Building Designer Honored as Architect of the Year

Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership in winter Jeanne Gang designed Kalamazoo College’s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL). The journal The Architectural Review has awarded her its Architect of the Year award, citing both excellence in design and working sustainably and democratically with local communities. The […]

Colloquium About Blackness to Occur at Kalamazoo College

Colloquium About Blackness to Occur at Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo College will present the Physics of Blackness Colloquium on March 31 and April 1. March 31 features a lecture (7 p.m. in Dalton Theatre) by Michelle M. Wright, Professor of African American Studies and Comparative Literary Studies at Northwestern […]

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 […]

Bring Some Friends With Curious Minds

Martin Gilens 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 […]