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Alumnus Earns NEA Fellowship Through Poetry

Aaron Coleman Poetry Fellowship_fb The list of 35 professionals receiving a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Creative Writing Fellowship this year has a distinct Kalamazoo College flavor. In addition to Department of English Associate Professor Oliver Baez Bendorf, poet and K alumnus Aaron […]

Professor Joins Other Religion Scholars to Extol Research

Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada religion scholars Sacred Writes When religion scholars share information about their research outside their academies, they help the general public understand matters of the sacred and the importance of religion and religious diversity in contemporary life. Enter Kalamazoo College Assistant Professor Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada. Sacred […]

K Professor’s Book Earns High Rankings Abroad

cMUMMA-Lucasse-Award-Peter-Erdi-lo-9301_fb If we compiled a list that ranks the coolest things Kalamazoo College faculty members have achieved as authors, Péter Érdi’s latest accomplishment would be on it. Érdi, the Henry R. Luce Professor of Complex Systems Studies, wrote the 2019 book […]

Gift Will Create New Endowed Professorship in Computer Science

Judith and William Bollinger Endowed Professorship in Computer Science A generous gift from a Kalamazoo College alumna and her spouse will support the institution’s students and its strategic plan, Advancing Kalamazoo College: A Strategic Vision for 2023, by funding the Judith and William Bollinger Endowed Professorship in Computer Science. […]

Five Questions with VP for Advancement Karen Isble

Karen Isble_showcase Last fall, Karen Isble joined Kalamazoo College as the institution’s vice president for advancement, bringing with her a broad background in development and extensive campaign experience. Isble came to K from the University of California, Irvine, where she served as […]

Kalamazoo College Unveils Winter 2021 Dean’s List

Winter 2021 Dean's List Congratulations to the following Kalamazoo College students, who achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or better for a full-time course load of at least three units, without failing or withdrawing from any course, during the winter 2021 academic term. […]

Barclay Endowed Scholarship Honors Retired Professor

David Barclay Endowed Scholarship in History Alumni, current and retired faculty and staff, and friends of the College have established the David E. Barclay Endowed Scholarship in History to honor Professor Barclay and his 43 years at the College. Professors Emeriti David Strauss and John Wickstrom […]

New Biochemistry Major Formulates Student Options

Prospective students interested in science-based careers will have another reason to choose Kalamazoo College this fall. That’s when the Chemistry Department will offer both a chemistry and a biochemistry major. The new biochemistry major will expand the information addressed through […]

Statement in Support of K’s Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

Dear Campus Community: For the past year, we have borne witness to increased incidents of racism and harassment toward Asians, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in this country. A report released this week from the organization Stop AAPI Hate revealed that nearly 3,800 hate and harassment incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders were […]

Music Advertising Starts with Wheaties, Leads to Professor’s Book

Siu-Lan Tan_fb If you know Wheaties as the breakfast of champions, that’s thanks in part to the first-ever commercial jingle, which aired through radio on Christmas Eve in 1926. Since then, advertisers have used the psychology of music, a subject appealing to […]