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Conductors Fight Social Injustice with ‘Awake, Arise!’

Awake, Arise production fights injustice Based on a tune originally written during the plague, “Awake, Arise!” revitalizes a 500-year-old melody with the words of Black authors, activists and artists who breathe new life into the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. The result is a dramatic […]

Founders Day Honors Three, Marks College’s 188th Year

Lux Esto Recipient Kiran Cunningham_fb Professor of Anthropology Kiran Cunningham ’83 is this year’s recipient of the Lux Esto Award of Excellence. The award, announced Friday to celebrate Founders Day, marking the College’s 188th year, recognizes an employee who has served the institution for at […]

Professor Joins Other Religion Scholars to Extol Research

Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada religion scholars Sacred Writes When religion scholars share information about their research outside their academies, they help the general public understand matters of the sacred and the importance of religion and religious diversity in contemporary life. Enter Kalamazoo College Assistant Professor Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada. Sacred […]

K Professor’s Book Earns High Rankings Abroad

cMUMMA-Lucasse-Award-Peter-Erdi-lo-9301_fb If we compiled a list that ranks the coolest things Kalamazoo College faculty members have achieved as authors, Péter Érdi’s latest accomplishment would be on it. Érdi, the Henry R. Luce Professor of Complex Systems Studies, wrote the 2019 book […]

Gift Will Create New Endowed Professorship in Computer Science

Judith and William Bollinger Endowed Professorship in Computer Science A generous gift from a Kalamazoo College alumna and her spouse will support the institution’s students and its strategic plan, Advancing Kalamazoo College: A Strategic Vision for 2023, by funding the Judith and William Bollinger Endowed Professorship in Computer Science. […]

Barclay Endowed Scholarship Honors Retired Professor

David Barclay Endowed Scholarship in History Alumni, current and retired faculty and staff, and friends of the College have established the David E. Barclay Endowed Scholarship in History to honor Professor Barclay and his 43 years at the College. Professors Emeriti David Strauss and John Wickstrom […]

New Biochemistry Major Formulates Student Options

Prospective students interested in science-based careers will have another reason to choose Kalamazoo College this fall. That’s when the Chemistry Department will offer both a chemistry and a biochemistry major. The new biochemistry major will expand the information addressed through […]

Music Advertising Starts with Wheaties, Leads to Professor’s Book

Siu-Lan Tan_fb If you know Wheaties as the breakfast of champions, that’s thanks in part to the first-ever commercial jingle, which aired through radio on Christmas Eve in 1926. Since then, advertisers have used the psychology of music, a subject appealing to […]

Two Faculty Members Earn Tenure

Kalamazoo College faculty members Santiago Salinas and Dwight Williams, from the biology and chemistry departments respectively, have been awarded tenure, recognizing their excellence in teaching, scholarship and service to the College. The honor signifies the College’s confidence in the contributions […]