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Celebrated Poet Visits, Inspires K

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo When an award-winning poet speaks on campus, you can bet Kalamazoo College students are eagerly listening and learning. Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, a celebrated writer known for his early life experiences as an undocumented immigrant, was warmly welcomed last week to […]

Family Weekend 2019 Begins Nov. 8

Family Weekend 2019_Facebook Each fall, Kalamazoo College is excited to invite families to visit their students and experience a taste of life at the College. Family Weekend 2019 begins Friday, Nov. 8, and includes opportunities to take in a theatre performance, learn about […]

Change Ringing Award Honors K Alumnus, Student

Change Ringing Award Recipient Ian McKnight One Kalamazoo College alumnus and one student have ensured K’s reputation as a home for change ringing will continue by earning a national award named after a former K professor. Ian McKnight ’19 and Sam Ratliff ’21 are among ringers […]

Excitement Builds for Move-In Day

Move-In Day cMUMMA KZ. MATRICULATION 2017 7850 Move-in day is an exciting time at Kalamazoo College and we’re eager to welcome the Class of 2023. Orientation-related events will continue throughout the week, but here’s what students and families can expect Tuesday, Sept. 10, when they arrive. When […]

What to Bring to Campus: Alumna Offers Tips for First-Year Students

What to Bring to Campus cMUMMA MATRICULATION 2017 7904 Excitement is building across the country for first-year students who are anticipating their college experiences and planning what to bring to campus this fall. It’s a time Ximena Davis ’19 fondly remembers even though she attended college close to home […]

Nature Center Nurtures Student’s Love of Writing

Paige Chung and Oliver Baez Bendorf at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute Nature Center A nature center and biological field station in Hastings, Michigan, is home for a Kalamazoo College student this summer. Paige Chung ’20, an English and critical ethnic studies (CES) major, is at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute, which is dedicated to […]

2019 Commencement Slated for Sunday

2019 Commencement cMUMMA Commencement 2018 0143 Kalamazoo College’s 2019 Commencement will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 16, on the campus Quad. A total of 300 members of the class of 2019 are expected to participate in the ceremony with biology, psychology and business representing […]

Conference, Faculty Catalyze Chemistry Students

Chemistry Students Attend Drug Metabolism Conference The opportunity to present to and learn from pharmaceutical professionals is normally reserved for graduate students, professional scientists and postdoctoral fellows. For Kalamazoo College chemistry students in Dorothy H. Heyl Professor of Chemistry Laura Furge’s lab, attending the Great Lakes […]

Kalamazoo Promise Fulfills its First Class at K

Kalamazoo Promise Student Druanna Darling with a dog When students in the Kalamazoo Public Schools (KPS) receive their diplomas, 92 percent of them are eligible for an outstanding graduation gift: a tuition-free post-secondary education thanks to the Kalamazoo Promise. KPS graduates who have lived in the district and […]