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Grant to Foster Inclusive Science, Math Programs

Two Students in Science lab for Inclusive Science and Math story Kalamazoo College has been awarded a $1 million, five-year grant to participate in a nationwide quest to find ways to better serve students from demographic groups that are underrepresented in science and mathematics. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced […]

K Students Win Battle of Chem Clubs

Battle of the Chem Clubs team Congratulations to the seven Kalamazoo College Chemistry Club members who won the annual Battle of the Chem Clubs last weekend at Michigan State University. Bri Leddy, Audrey Thomas, Chris Vennard, Liz Knox, Maria Fujii, Jake Sypniewski and Adam Decker competed […]

HERS Institute Selects K Associate Provost for Cohort

Laura Lowe Furge HERS Institute Kalamazoo College Associate Provost Laura Lowe Furge is one of 65 women leaders from across the country who has been selected to attend the 2018 Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) Institute. Furge will be a part of the University of […]

International Chemistry Magazine Publishes K Grad’s Research

Kalamazoo College Chemistry Student John Bailey Presents Research A 2017 Kalamazoo College graduate has been published in Angewandte Chemie, a German international chemistry magazine, for his senior individualized project (SIP) involving how prescription medications interact with the human body. John Bailey, who was a chemistry major and math […]

K Students’ Research Relevant to Prescription Drug Discovery

Student Research Relevant to Prescription Drug Discovery Four Kalamazoo College chemistry students from Professor Laura Furge’s lab attended the Great Lakes Drug Metabolism and Disposition Discussion Group annual meeting on May 4 and 5 in Kalamazoo. The entourage included three – Sarah Glass ’17, Christi Cho ’17 […]

7 K Students Attend Experimental Biology, 2 Honored

Sarah Glass at Experimental Biology Posters Competition Seven Kalamazoo College students attended the annual Experimental Biology meeting in Chicago in May including two honored in the event’s undergraduate research posters competition. About 225 undergraduates from across the country participated in Experimental Biology’s poster competition in the categories […]

Science Forum Honors K Chemistry Major’s Research

Science Forum Eric Thornburg and Jeff Bartz A Kalamazoo College chemistry major was one of just four students – and the only undergraduate – honored with recognition in January at an international science forum for a poster presentation of his research. Eric Thornburg ’17, a Kalamazoo native, […]

Roads Back Home

Kalamazoo College Homecoming May the wind be at your back during your journey “home” to Homecoming 2016–October 14-16. Registration is open (with the schedule posted), and more than 300 persons plan to attend as of this writing (September 16). And why not! The […]

Summer Science Shared

Summer Science Shared Scientific inquiry takes no summer break at Kalamazoo College, and a culmination of the summer’s work occurred at the Dow Science Center Mini Poster Session (August 26). In the chemistry department alone some 17 students worked in the laboratories of […]

PUI Paragon

Kalamazoo College Chemistry Professor Laura Furge Laura Furge, the Roger F. and Harriet G. Varney Professor of Chemistry, is a feature profile in a recent ASBMB Today, the professional development magazine of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The article, titled “Working at a […]