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Plan Bee: Cut Insecticides, Preserve Habitat

World Bee Day Flowers There’s been a buzz in the national news as Asian hornets, also called murder hornets, have appeared for the first time in the northwestern U.S. The two-inch-long invasive insects have frightening stinging power and are significant predators of […]

Technology Empowers Art in Distance Learning

Art in Distance Learning_fb In examining how Kalamazoo College students, faculty and staff have adjusted to distance learning this spring, it’s easy to see the community’s ingenuity in shifting from in-person instruction. For example, if it’s true that art imitates life, what […]

Day of Light Helps Spotlight Laser Lab, K Professor

Day of Light Laser Lab With Kalamazoo College’s motto being Lux Esto, or Be Light, it makes sense that the International Day of Light, celebrated each year on May 16, is significant for some in the K community. The date marks the anniversary […]

K Names New Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid

New Vice President MJ Huebner Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez announced today that Mj Huebner will join the liberal arts institution as the new vice president for admission and financial aid. Huebner, interim vice president of enrollment management at the University of […]

Kalamazoo College Postpones 2020 Commencement

Commencement 1 In response to the coronavirus pandemic and recommendations from public health organizations, Kalamazoo College has announced it is postponing its in-person Commencement 2020 ceremony until a later date. In a message to the senior class, President Jorge G. […]

Learning Commons Ensures Students Get Peer Assistance

Learning Commons 2 Collaboration is one of the great experiences in higher education, and Kalamazoo College’s Learning Commons empowers it. By hiring students who have distinguished themselves in academics or library research, the Commons allows students to share their strengths and […]

Founders Day Marks K’s 187th Year, Honors Three Employees

cMUMMA HOME 2018 0291.JPG YouTube video: President Gonzalez surprises honorees with news of their awards Kim Aldrich ’80, Kalamazoo College’s director of alumni engagement, is this year’s recipient of the Lux Esto Award of Excellence. The award, announced Friday to celebrate Founders […]

Earth Day Connects Students, Environmental Justice

Orly Rubinfeld Earth Day fb Environmentalism and environmental justice, involving the deepening and healing of our relationship with the land while acknowledging injustices within our current systems and trying to envision and embody alternatives, are important for students such as Orly Rubinfeld ’20. […]

Record Your History, Expand Your Research During National Library Week

Kalamazoo College library Current events are providing an additional reason to engage with Kalamazoo College’s library during National Library Week, April 19-25. Thanks to College Archivist Lisa Murphy and her colleagues, members of the K community have an opportunity to document […]

Student Braves Coronavirus Front Lines

Maddie Odom fighting coronavirus in PPE At least one Kalamazoo College student is serving on the front lines in the world’s fight against COVID-19, comforting those who fear they might have coronavirus. Armed with three years of experience as an emergency medical technician, Maddie […]