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2 K Alumni Among 40 Under 40 Honorees

Crain’s Detroit Business last week honored its 40 Under 40 honorees, and they include two Kalamazoo College alumni. They are: Ed Mamou ’00, 39, who is the owner of the Root and Mabel Gray restaurants, vice president of GFL Environmental … Continue reading

Initial Wait Leads K Student to Boren Scholarship

Boren Scholarship Winner Kimberly Yang “Pleasant surprise” and “final exams” rarely are uttered in the same breath even at Kalamazoo College. Yet Kimberly Yang ’19, of Grand Rapids, Mich., received welcome news around finals time this past spring. Yang first was placed on a waiting … Continue reading

K Student Among First AmeriFirst Interns

Peter Rossi Pictured at AmeriFirst Kalamazoo College student Peter Rossi ’18 is among the first students to take advantage of a new internship program that teaches students about the mortgage industry. Rossi, a computer science major and music minor from Kalamazoo, is one of nine … Continue reading

Greening On

Student Participate in Green Dot Training Twenty-four Kalamazoo College students and five K employee Green Dot-certified trainers launched the College’s first bystander training session on April 29. It’s one of several early steps toward the goal of a “greening” that will be year-round, forever. Green Dot … Continue reading

MakerBot Made Possible by Alumnus

Alumnus provides funds for 3D printer Harry Garland ’68, Ph.D., is pictured in Upjohn Library Commons with one of the several MakerBot 3D printers Kalamazoo College was able to purchase thanks to a donation from Garland for that purpose. The picture was taken last October when … Continue reading

K’s Latest K-Trek Passes all Tests

K in the Windy City Takes Students to Chicago Kalamazoo College’s latest K-Trek, K to the Windy City, tested two expansions–in numbers and event type. The results are in: success above expectations! “We wanted a K-Trek that would accommodate more students and provide more types of student-alumni and student-thought … Continue reading

K Attends the MICWIC

K Students Present Posters at Conference Seven Kalamazoo College computer science students traveled with professors Alyce Brady and Pam Cutter to the 6th Biennial Michigan Celebration of Women in Computing (MICWIC), held at Michigan State University in late March.  Seniors Marlisa Pennington and Colleen Orwin presented … Continue reading