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Learning Commons Ensures Students Get Peer Assistance

Learning Commons 2 Collaboration is one of the great experiences in higher education, and Kalamazoo College’s Learning Commons empowers it. By hiring students who have distinguished themselves in academics or library research, the Commons allows students to share their strengths and benefit from […]

Record Your History, Expand Your Research During National Library Week

Kalamazoo College library Current events are providing an additional reason to engage with Kalamazoo College’s library during National Library Week, April 19-25. Thanks to College Archivist Lisa Murphy and her colleagues, members of the K community have an opportunity to document this unique […]

Library Week Spotlights Rare Book Room Holdings

Rare Books National Library Week cMUMMA It’s National Library Week and Kalamazoo College is celebrating with a look at some of the treasures and oddities in the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room at Upjohn Library Commons. During National Library Week, you can see: a postage stamp-sized […]

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 […]

Kalamazoo College Hosts THREE Art Hop Stops

Kalamazoo College Hosts THREE Art Hop Stops Got Art? Kalamazoo College will host THREE stops on the monthly downtown Kalamazoo Art Hop, Friday Feb. 6. Each stop is open 5-8 p.m. and is free and open to the public. STRANGER LAND Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership […]

Rare Books Living

A tiny Bible in the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room It’s time for me to start living, which means a visit to the Upjohn Library’s rare book room. Detroit Free Press Staff Writer Zlati Meyer makes it a priority to discover and visit interesting locations on the campuses of Michigan’s […]

What the Dickens?! K on the Art Hop

What the Dickens postcard   K on the Art Hop October 4, 2013  / 5-8 p.m. “What the Dickens: Victorian England in the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room” A.M. Todd Rare Book Room Upjohn Library Commons — 3rd Floor England was an incredibly rich […]

Hop On K Art

book cover Kalamazoo College has FOUR stops on tonight’s monthly Art Hop around downtown Kalamazoo. William Morris & Kelmscott: Works by the 19thCentury British Artist, writer, textile designer, and founder of Kelmscott Press. In the A.M. Todd Rare Book Room, Upjohn Library […]

Memorial Service for Wen Chao Chen

Dr. Wen Chao Chen A memorial service to celebrate the life of Wen Chao Chen, one of Kalamazoo College’s most beloved professors and administrators, will be held Sunday Sept. 23 at 2:00 p.m. in Stetson Chapel on the Kalamazoo College campus. Speakers will include […]

Spaces of Great Character

It’s not high tech. It’s not “trendy.” It is large – with the height spanning two stories and featuring large windows streaming an abundance of natural light. The Yehle Reading Room in Kalamazoo College’s Upjohn Library Commons is rightly called […]