SIPs into Published Works: Alumni Collaborate in Research

When alumni mentor seniors doing their Senior Individualized Projects it can lead to co-authorship of published papers. The proof: Rebecca (Becky) Tonietto ’05 and Katherine (Katie) Ellis ’09. The two are coauthors of the paper “A comparison of bee communities of Chicago green roofs, parks and prairies,” which appeared in the journal Landscape and Urban Planning 103 (2011) 102-108. Tonietto […]

Alum Takes Appellate Judge Seat for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Corinne Beckwith ’85 was sworn in as an appellate judge for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals during ceremonies in Washington, D.C. She was nominated last spring by President Obama, earned Senate confirmation in November, and has been serving in the post since December. Cori earned a B.A. degree in English from Kalamazoo and while […]

Alum Aubrey Parker Covers “Run Across Palestine”

Alum Aubrey Parker Covers “Run Across Palestine” as Journalist series chronicling the event, and she plans to write an article on water issues related to olive farming for Circle of Blue. Parker is also pitching the story to other various media organizations.

Kalamazoo College Contributed $32 Million to Area Economy During 2010-11 Academic Year

CONTACT: Jeff Palmer, 269.337.5724 February 9, 2012 – College generated 685 direct and indirect jobs, $25.7 million in personal income – – Students and campus visitors spent $5.6 million – – Analysis conducted by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research – Kalamazoo, Mich. – Kalamazoo College contributed $32 million to the Kalamazoo area economy during the 2010-11 academic […]

Canasta Chamber Pop Group Plays Mongolia

Usually if you wanted to hear the chamber pop group Canasta (featuring “K” alums Matt Priest ’97 and Elizabeth Lindau ’97) you’d drive to Chicago. But attending a concert in early February would have meant a longer trip…to Mongolia. Canasta members trekked to the Far East country as part of the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs’ Arts Envoy Program. […]

SIPs Presented at 59th Annual Spectroscopy Meeting

Seniors Aidan Klobuchar and Niclas West presented posters describing their Senior Individualized Project research at the 59th annual Western Spectroscopy Association Meeting at the Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California, in January. Klobuchar worked on the project “Revealing Orientation Using Circularly Polarized Light” with Associate Professor of Chemistry Jeff Bartz. West based his poster, […]

President Wilson-Oyelaran Elected Vice Chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Kalamazoo College President Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran was elected vice chair of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) board of directors at the Association’s recent annual meeting in Washington, D.C. As a member of the NAICU board’s executive committee, she will help lead the association’s agenda on federal higher education policy; actively encourage support of NAICU priorities […]

Students, Staff, and Partners Present: “Students as Colleagues: A Fellowship in Learning”

The Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Institute for Service-Learning (MJUSISL) at Kalamazoo College gathered a team of students, staff, and a community partner to give a panel presentation, “Students as Colleagues: A Fellowship in Learning,” at the Michigan Campus Compact Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Institute 2012 on January 30 in East Lansing. Sophomore Civic Engagement Scholars Raven […]

“K” Alum Plays International Tennis Championship

Lew Miller ’93 will represent the United States at the 32nd International Tennis Federation Seniors World Team Championships. The nation’s top tennis players in age groups 35+ and 55+ will compete against teams from 35 counties February 6 through 11 in San Diego. More than 1,000 athletes are expected to participate. This will be the fourth […]