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River Art, River Uses

Paintings at an art show Pause to see and ponder “A Pause” …specifically the collaborative art show “A Pause in Flow: Reconsidering the Columbia River.” The project combines the work of Kalamazoo College alumnus Nick Conbere ’94 and John Holmgren and is on display in … Continue reading

The Importance of Diapers

St. Luke's Community Diaper Drive Schedule A person may be more inclined to think of diapers as a nuisance, but in fact they are a need and, for many in Kalamazoo, an unmet need. Jax Gardner, departmental coordinator for history and social sciences at Kalamazoo College, … Continue reading

Living Legend

Kalamazoo College Honors Letitia Loveless On Saturday, September 12, Kalamazoo College will pause in its busy orientation week to honor a living legend: Professor Emerita, Coach Emerita, and Women’s Athletic Director Emerita Letitia (Tish) Loveless, Ph.D. On that day the College will dedicate the “Tish … Continue reading

Convocation 2015

Kalamazoo College Convocation 2015 Kalamazoo College kicks off the 2015-16 academic year on Wednesday Sept. 9 at 3:00 p.m. with its annual opening convocation ceremony for new students. The ceremony will take place on the campus Quad and be available via live streaming. In … Continue reading

Some Dust and Then a Pony!

Rendering of Hicks Student Center A stall full of horse manure is a litmus test for optimism. One person may see only a thankless chore; but a second rejoices in the likelihood of a pony. Well, pardon our dust,and then get ready for a metaphorical … Continue reading

Commencement Then and Now

Poster for the senior class play of 1929 Can you believe graduation is just around the corner? I couldn’t; or at least I couldn’t until the day last week when I watched College Archivist Lisa Murphy build a library display from old pictures and old traditions of previous … Continue reading

Un-COMMONS Learning

Un-COMMONS Learning Kalamazoo College’s ‘Learning Commons’ had its grand opening on Thursday, April 9. The Learning Commons is located on the first floor of Upjohn Library and is all about students helping other students raise their academic achievement. Amy Newday, director of … Continue reading

The R in K’s DNA

The R in K’s DNA RecycleMania 2015 is over, and if you didn’t know that (or if you weren’t aware the contest had even begun) that’s because for the second consecutive year the College has competed without promoting the contest–sort of a test to see … Continue reading

The Iconography of Justice

The Iconography of Justice Designed by world renowned architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, the architecture that houses Kalamazoo College’s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership has inspired rave reviews by many. Perhaps no work better explicates the iconography of the space than the … Continue reading

Kalamazoo College President Announces Retirement

Kalamazoo College President Announces Retirement President Eileen B. Wilson-Oyelaran today announced her retirement from Kalamazoo College, effective June 30, 2016. She made the announcement at the College’s spring term all-campus gathering, a meeting of faculty and staff. President Wilson-Oyelaran was unanimously elected the 17th president … Continue reading