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K Recognizes Two with Lucasse, Ambrose Honors

Ambrose Prize Honoree Kristen Eldred Kalamazoo College today awarded one faculty member and one staff member with two of the highest awards the College bestows on its employees. Professor of History James E. Lewis Jr. was named the recipient of the 2020-21 Lucasse Fellowship for Excellence in Scholarship, honoring his contributions in creative work, research and publication; […]

Fellowship Assures a Unique Look at Spanish Witch Trials

Rochelle Rojas Discusses Spanish Witch Trials_fb In standing up to inquisitors, a local court from Pamplona in the Basque region of Northern Spain smuggled more than 150 people accused of witchcraft away from the Spanish Inquisition for the sake of conducting 30 independent trials in the […]

Washington Internship Boosts Student’s Love of Museums

Washington Internship for Facebook A fortunate pairing of four people with Kalamazoo College ties provided one student with a valuable internship experience last summer in Washington, D.C. Marie Kohrman ’22 was an intern at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), a home for […]

Honors Day Rewards Student Excellence

Honors Day Convocation_Facebook Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2019 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 8, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Humanities, Natural […]

Moritz Lecture Features Stanford Professor

2019 Moritz Lecture Speaker Thomas Mullaney An award-winning Stanford University professor known for his published writings in the Journal of Asian Studies, Aeon and Foreign Policy, and for being featured by The Atlantic, will visit Kalamazoo College to deliver the annual Moritz Lecture at 7 p.m. […]

K Professor Visits Sénégal, Université Cheikh Anta Diop

Bangura and Thioub in Sénégal Kalamazoo College Professor of History and Director of African Studies Joseph Bangura and Kalamazoo College Center for International Programs Executive Director Margaret Wiedenhoeft recently visited Université Cheikh Anta Diop Chancellor/President Ibrahima Thioub in Dakar, Sénégal, to strengthen the ties between […]

Honors Day 2018 Celebrates Student Achievements

5 students and Provost on stage during Honors Day 2018 Convocation Kalamazoo College Family Weekend served as the backdrop for the Honors Day 2018 convocation. More than 250 students were recognized Friday, Nov. 2, for excellence in academics and leadership in six divisions: Fine Arts, Foreign Languages, Humanities, Natural Sciences and […]

African Studies to Host Documentary Screening, Lecture

African Studies Documentary Screening The African Studies program will host a screening of the documentary “The Language You Cry In” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Recital Hall at Light Fine Arts. The screening will precede a talk with anthropologist Joseph Opala, one […]

Endowed Chairs Reflect K’s Continued Teaching Excellence

Christina Carroll Among Five Endowed Chairs Kalamazoo College recently appointed five faculty members as endowed chairs, recognizing their achievements as professors. Endowed chairs are positions funded through the annual earnings from an endowed gift or gifts to the College, and reflect: the value donors attribute to […]

K Professor Nominated for Cundill History Prize

George Washington Prize nominated book Kalamazoo College History Professor James Lewis has been named one of 12 nominees for the Cundill History Prize for his 2017 book, “The Burr Conspiracy: Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis.” The award, worth $75,000 to the winner, […]