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K History Professor Unveils ‘Burr Conspiracy’ Book

Burr Conspiracy book cover Kalamazoo College History Professor James Lewis has released a new book through Princeton University Press about former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr. “The Burr Conspiracy: Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis” explores Burr’s travels through the Trans-Appalachian West … Continue reading

BachFest Christmas! a Major Debut for New Music Director

New Music Director Christopher Ludwa Speaking about his ambitions for the Kalamazoo Bach Festival, new Music Director Christopher Ludwa talks about what inspires him. Johann Sebastian Bach, the festival’s namesake? A reverence for the ancient traditions of choral music? The long history of the organization … Continue reading

Economics and Business Instructor Receives Lucasse Award

Lucasse Fellowship Winner Chuck Stull Kalamazoo College announced today that Senior Instructor of Economics and Business Chuck Stull will receive the 2018 Florence J. Lucasse Lectureship for Excellence in Teaching, awarded to a K faculty member in recognition of outstanding classroom teaching. Stull joined the … Continue reading

National Honors Are Music to Math Professor’s Ears

Mathematics Professor Eric Barth Conducts Kalamazoo Kids in Tune National Honors Two national honors, thanks in part to Kalamazoo College mathematics professor Eric Barth, are providing a local children’s music program with recognition and funds for expansion. Barth has served as the curriculum director and conductor of Kalamazoo Kids in Tune … Continue reading

2 Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor

Faculty Members Promoted Binney Girdler Kalamazoo College faculty members Binney Girdler and James Lewis have been promoted from associate professors to full professors. Girdler, a biology professor, focuses her research on studying the structure and dynamics of terrestrial plant communities such as shoreline communities, grasslands … Continue reading

African Studies Lecture at K

African Studies Lecture Visiting Campus in 2017 The African studies program at Kalamazoo College is sponsoring a lecture that is free and open to the public. Saheed Aderinto, Ph.D., will give a talk titled “Did a Gun Society Exist in Precolonial and Colonial Africa?” on Wednesday, May … Continue reading

“Jazz for Springtime”

Amina Figarova plays piano at Light Fine Arts Ah, spring–one day sunny and 70 degrees, the very next, overcast and 40. This most improvisational of seasons is the perfect time for…Jazz! The Kalamazoo College Department of Music invites everyone to enjoy an afternoon of jazz music at its … Continue reading