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Kits Allow Lighting Students to Shine on

Two students assemble lighting kits with a blue filter   After assembling, shipping and delivering several large kits, Kalamazoo College Theatre Arts Professor Lanny Potts can say, “Let there be light.” Normally, Potts’ lighting design course, conducted each fall, would use a light lab filled with hundreds of lights […]

Watch Festival Playhouse’s Kokoro Online

Two actors portray a scene in Kokoro The Kalamazoo College Festival Playhouse is producing two plays this fall with the first available now through a performance that was recorded October 23. Kokoro, meaning True Heart, was directed by Ynika Yuag ’21 as a part of her Senior […]

World Teachers’ Day Applauds Educators Who Ace Pandemic’s Test

World Teachers Day As teachers guide children in new ways through a pandemic, World Teachers’ Day, celebrated each October 5, is recognizing the unique nature of this year with a theme of “Leading in Crisis, Reimagining the Future.” Conducted through the United Nations […]

K Alumna’s Art to Honor K9 Salute Team

Julie and Kaiser The Michigan War Dog Memorial (MWDM) in South Lyon gives the canines that once served our country, troops, police and firefighters, along with therapy and service dogs, a proper sendoff. The memorial cemetery, first established in 1932 as a pet […]

K Recognizes Two with Lucasse, Ambrose Honors

Ambrose Prize Honoree Kristen Eldred Kalamazoo College today awarded one faculty member and one staff member with two of the highest awards the College bestows on its employees. Professor of History James E. Lewis Jr. was named the recipient of the 2020-21 Lucasse Fellowship for Excellence in Scholarship, honoring his contributions in creative work, research and publication; […]

Fellowship Assures a Unique Look at Spanish Witch Trials

Rochelle Rojas Discusses Spanish Witch Trials_fb In standing up to inquisitors, a local court from Pamplona in the Basque region of Northern Spain smuggled more than 150 people accused of witchcraft away from the Spanish Inquisition for the sake of conducting 30 independent trials in the […]

From Singapore to Michigan, Alumna Fights COVID-19

Kalamazoo College Alumna Natasha Bagdasarian Fights COVID-19_showcase When a listserv between epidemiologists first mentioned a unique syndrome identified in Wuhan, China, Natasha Bagdasarian ’99 sensed trouble. It was December 31, 2019, and an atypical pneumonia outbreak had been linked to a novel coronavirus. At that time, there […]

Convocation 2020: Bronson Healthcare VP to Deliver Keynote

Convocation 2020 Keynote Speaker Beth Washington_fb Kalamazoo College will open the 2020-21 academic year at 2 p.m. Thursday, September 10. That’s when the College will welcome 393 first-year students to the K family through a virtual Convocation, formally launching their undergraduate years. Convocation is the first […]

Pack Light for Move-In Day Aside From New Necessities

What to bring to campus on move-in day If you consult Kalamazoo College students and alumni about living in K’s residence halls, you’ll hear a common theme: Less is more. Bringing fewer non-necessities to campus on move-in day helps students avoid clutter, clean more easily and provide themselves with more personal […]