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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 […]

K History Professor Unveils ‘Burr Conspiracy’ Book

George Washington Prize nominated book Kalamazoo College History Professor James Lewis has released a new book through Princeton University Press about former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr. “The Burr Conspiracy: Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis” explores Burr’s travels through the Trans-Appalachian West […]

‘Fun Home’ Invited to Kennedy Center Festival

Fun Home at Kennedy Center Festival cMUMMA 2017 2 The Festival Playhouse of Kalamazoo College production of the Tony award-winning musical “Fun Home” will be presented at the Region III Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Indianapolis in January, preceded by an encore performance at the College’s […]

Happy Holidays from Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo College Happy Holidays Dear Friends: We have called many places home: Michigan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Texas and California. During the holiday season, when thoughts naturally turn to home and family, ours come back to the place where destiny and good fortune have brought […]

Estate Gift Burnishes Legacy of Women’s Athletics Pioneer

Loveless Legacy Ada “Tish” Loveless has added to her enduring legacy as the founder of women’s athletics at Kalamazoo College. A year after her death, a gift Loveless made to Kalamazoo College through her estate plan will fund a new endowed scholarship […]

Arcus Center Announces 2017 Regional Fellowships

Regional Fellowships Gina Bravata and Ryan D’Mello A Kalamazoo woman who participated in last year’s Kalamazoo County initiative to provide under-documented residents with government-issued IDs has earned one of three Regional Fellowships from the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College. Nelly Fuentes, of Movimiento […]

K President: Congressional Plan a ‘Tax on Knowledge’

Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez is among the higher-education officials raising concern for a tax plan under consideration in Congress. In an interview Monday on Michigan Radio’s “Stateside” program, Gonzalez said the provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs […]

K Professor Releases Second Edition of ‘Psychology of Music’

Psychology of Music Book Cover Kalamazoo College Psychology Professor Siu-Lan Tan, with co-authors Peter Pfordresher and Rom Harré, has released a second edition of her 2010 book titled “Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance.” The new version, released Nov. 6 through Routledge Publishing, considers […]