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Arcus Center Invites Public to With/Out-¿Borders? Events

with out borders The public is invited to join the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership for two events related to its With/Out-¿Borders? gathering, which is scheduled for Oct. 8-15. The opening ceremony is slated for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the […]

K Named a Best Buy in Fiske Guide to Colleges

Logo says 2019 Best Buy School Fiske Guide to Colleges Kalamazoo College is among 20 colleges and universities nationwide to be named a Best Buy School in the just-published 2019 edition of the highly respected Fiske Guide to Colleges. Fiske says it based the ratings on “outstanding educational value as […]

Grant to Foster Inclusive Science, Math Programs

Two Students in Science lab for Inclusive Science and Math story Kalamazoo College has been awarded a $1 million, five-year grant to participate in a nationwide quest to find ways to better serve students from demographic groups that are underrepresented in science and mathematics. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced […]

SAGA Foundation Grant Expands Kalamazoo College Programs

SAGA Foundation founder Bill Laughlin with his dog SAGA Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to cultivating leadership, has awarded a $1.1 million grant to Kalamazoo College to support the College’s mission to develop enlightened leaders. The grant, honoring foundation creator Bill Laughlin, will have a far-reaching impact on […]

Choral Concert Centers Around Love Affairs, Obsessions

College Singers in concert The College Singers, a 24-voice choral ensemble that specializes in social justice-themed programming, will perform its concert titled “EXCESS: Shadows of Pleasure and Power” in two free, public performances in Kalamazoo. The first will take place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, […]

Posse Founder to Speak at 2018 Commencement

2018 Commencement Speaker Deborah Bial Kalamazoo College will celebrate its relationship with the acclaimed Posse Foundation when it welcomes the organization’s president and founder, Deborah Bial, as its 2018 Commencement speaker June 17. Since 2009, Posse has sent 10 students — a “Posse” — a […]

K Professor, Author a Finalist for George Washington Prize

George Washington Prize nominated book Kalamazoo College History Professor James Lewis has been named a finalist for the George Washington Prize, a $50,000 annual award that recognizes the authors of the past year’s most influential books about the nation’s founding era. Lewis’s 2017 book, “The […]

Choral Group Tours with Social Justice-Themed Concert

College Singers Rehearse Social Justice-Themed Concert The College Singers, a 24-voice choral ensemble that performed a sold-out show at Kalamazoo College in the fall, will perform in Farmington Hills, Mich., and Chagrin Falls, Ohio, bringing a social justice-themed concert to other communities. The program features music […]

K Professor’s Book Offers New Perspectives on Sierra Leone

Book cover for The Temne of Sierra Leone A new book written by Kalamazoo College Associate Professor of History Joseph Bangura promotes new perspectives on the formation and social history of Sierra Leone. Research regarding Sierra Leone typically focuses on the roles of the Creoles and/or Krio, who […]

GLCA Appoints K Provost as its New President

New GLCA President Mickey McDonald The Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) has appointed Kalamazoo College Provost Mickey McDonald as its new president. McDonald will begin his position at the GLCA in July 2018. K President Jorge Gonzalez will consult with faculty leadership to plan for […]