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Endowed Chairs Reflect K’s Continued Teaching Excellence

Christina Carroll Among Five Endowed Chairs Kalamazoo College recently appointed five faculty members as endowed chairs, recognizing their achievements as professors. Endowed chairs are positions funded through the annual earnings from an endowed gift or gifts to the College, and reflect: the value donors attribute to […]

Professor Earns Lucasse Fellowship Honors

Lucasse Fellowship Winner Peter Erdi Kalamazoo College announced Monday that Peter Erdi, the Luce Professor of Complex Systems Studies at K, will receive the 2018 Florence J. Lucasse Fellowship for Excellence in Scholarship. It is the highest award bestowed by the Kalamazoo College faculty, and […]

K Professor Nominated for Cundill History Prize

George Washington Prize nominated book Kalamazoo College History Professor James Lewis has been named one of 12 nominees for the Cundill History Prize for his 2017 book, “The Burr Conspiracy: Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis.” The award, worth $75,000 to the winner, […]

Festival Playhouse 55th Season Tackles Assumption, Confusion

Festival Playhouse 55th Season cMUMMA THTR. Intimate Apparel 0251 The Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse 55th season features the theme of Assumption and Confusion, highlighting the gap between what seems to happen and what really happens. The fall production, “It Can’t Happen Here,” Nov. 1-4 will be a Michigan premiere. […]

Shared Grant to Proactively Prevent Sexual Violence

Kalamazoo College Quad Shared Grant Kalamazoo College is receiving nearly $300,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice through a shared grant to proactively prevent domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking on campus. K is the only Michigan institution and one of just a […]

Convocation 2018 Opens New Academic Year

Convocation 2018 Kalamazoo College will begin the 2018-19 academic year at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, with Convocation 2018 for new students. The ceremony will take place on the campus Quad and will be available through a live stream. There will be […]

Here’s What to Expect on Move-In Day

Student moving in on move-in day 2017 More information: What to Bring to Campus Move-in day is an exciting time at Kalamazoo College as first-year students arrive. Orientation-related events will continue throughout the week, but here’s what students and families can expect Tuesday, Sept. 4. Report to […]

Outdoor Orientation Program Prepares Students for Success

8 students and 2 administrators participating in the LandSea outdoor orientation program Incoming students who participate in LandSea, Kalamazoo College’s outdoor orientation program, have opportunities to meet their peers, gain self-confidence, earn a partial physical education credit and develop classroom skills even before moving to campus. Two K administrators will attest to […]

K Student Provides Tips on What to Bring to Campus

Mattie Del Torro Writes Class of 2019 on her dry-erase board for what to bring to campus story When Mattie Del Toro ’20 reflects on choosing Kalamazoo College, she remembers an experience brought to her by the letter K. As a high school senior, Del Toro attended a Colleges That Change Lives fair near her hometown of Albuquerque, […]