Commencement means Kalamazoo College’s class of 2023 is leaving campus. However, seeing them cross the stage to collect their diplomas Sunday reminded us of their outstanding accomplishments as students. Here are the top 10 news stories we’ve written about 2023 graduates as determined by your clicks.
Elle Waldron will visit a variety of feminist and gender-equity organizations in Australia, South Africa, Costa Rica and Spain to witness the tools and strategies they use to execute their work thanks to a new fellowship available to graduating K seniors.
Two seniors, Claire Kvande and Mallory Dolorfino, were among four with K ties to receive NSF graduate research fellowships, the most for the College since 2016.
The honorees represented talented athletes, outstanding academic performers, members of the President’s Student Ambassadors and student-organization standouts.
Kalamazoo officials are taking note of Lauren Crossman’s Senior Integrated Project, which engaged local businesses in environmentally friendly practices.
A series of political internships helped Peter Fitzgerald connect with his adopted home of Michigan and envision a possible future.
Crystal Mendoza was the second K chemistry major in as many years to earn the prestigious Priscilla Carney Jones Scholarship through the American Chemical Society.
Rachel Kramer completed 10 weeks of research last summer investigating health inequities in Ghana, Africa, while collecting data and researching Neglected Tropical Diseases for her Senior Integrated Project.
Bird enthusiast Will Keller had a Big Year in 2021 and told the Audubon Society of Kalamazoo all about it.
July 2022 was the hottest calendar month in Spain since records were first kept in 1961. It was also the month that Fiona O’Rielly set out on a 500-mile hike across Spain.
Worms crawl in and worms crawl out, but biology major Katie Rock found a problematic variety that jumps right here in Kalamazoo.