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K Student Builds Black History Month Seminar

Black History Month Seminar Creator Destiny Hutcherson A Kalamazoo College student has developed a partnership with peers at Albion and Hope colleges to create a four-part series of Black History Month events which will run February 26 through March 1 titled “Reality is Wrong, Dreams are Real.” […]

Keynote Highlights K’s Virtual Plans for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote speaker Dr. D-L Stewart A renowned professor, author, scholar, activist, TED Talk speaker and Kalamazoo College alumnus will help K celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a virtual event at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 18. Colorado State University School of Education Professor Dr. D-L Stewart ’95 focuses on empowering and imagining futures that sustain and cultivate […]

Author’s Keynote Highlights Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

Barbara Ransby Keynote on Martin Luther King_FB A historian, writer and longtime political activist will headline the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Convocation with a keynote speech at 11 a.m. Monday in Dalton Theater. The event is open to the public. Barbara Ransby has published dozens of […]

Students Should ‘Feel Empowered’ By Alumna’s Art

cMUMMA Fari Nzinga lo 1025_facebook 2 A first-year seminar this term is giving 14 Kalamazoo College students a chance to see critically acclaimed art created by a professional painter who once attended K herself. Organized by the Studio Museum in Harlem and the American Federation of […]

Celebrated Poet Visits, Inspires K

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo When an award-winning poet speaks on campus, you can bet Kalamazoo College students are eagerly listening and learning. Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, a celebrated writer known for his early life experiences as an undocumented immigrant, was warmly welcomed last week to […]

Social Justice, International Sports Expert to Visit K

Social Justice and International Sports Expert Richard Lapchick A world-renowned expert on social justice and its role in international sports will visit Stetson Chapel at Kalamazoo College on Monday, Nov. 4. Richard Lapchick, the endowed chair and director of the DeVos Sports Business Management Program at the University […]

Panel to Address School Discipline, Mass Incarceration Reform

Child with Backpack Graphic for Mass Incarceration Reform Kalamazoo College will host a panel discussion to examine the impact of mass incarceration on communities, explore how to reduce incarceration rates and increase successful re-entry through a collaborative call to action. This event is free and open to the […]

Make Plans for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Events

Tasleem Jamila Martin Luther King Jr Day Kalamazoo College students, faculty and staff will take part in events Friday, Jan. 18, and Monday, Jan. 21, to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The events are open to the public unless otherwise noted. Friday 11 a.m., Community Reflection, […]

Grant Empowers Alzheimer’s Research at K

Student Prepares for Alzheimer's Research Kalamazoo College Professor of Biology Blaine Moore and Upjohn Professor of Life Sciences Jim Langeland ’86 have secured a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant worth more than $440,000 over three years to help K students research the origin and evolution […]