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Four Awarded Fellowships for Research

Four Awarded Fellowships for Research The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently announced that four Kalamazoo College alumni have been awarded 2016 Graduate Research Fellowships. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. … Continue reading

An Eye to Space Grows Ears

Jax Sanders installation work Jaclyn (Jax) Sanders ’09 is one member of a large team of scientists who today announced experimental confirmation of gravitational waves. Proof came by way of sound (sort of), making the LIGO scientific team a group of astronomers with an … Continue reading

Research Reveals Enzyme’s Role in Shifting-Eyed Fish

Rina Fujiwara '14 and Leslie Nagy '09 Sometimes science uncovers a pretty interesting “what” long before researchers learn that particular “what’s” equally interesting “how.” Two Kalamazoo College alumnae are among the authors of a recently published paper describing HOW certain fish change their eyes to see more … Continue reading

Class of 2019 Heyl Scholars

Class of 2019 Heyl Scholars At a recent late-May dinner Kalamazoo College feted the 2015 Kalamazoo county high school graduates who earned Heyl Scholarships for Kalamazoo College (to major in science or math) or Western Michigan University (to attend the Bronson School of Nursing). The … Continue reading

TEDx Comes to K

TEDx Comes to K Good ideas will be spread across (and via) Kalamazoo College this spring when a descendant of the popular TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Talks series comes to campus as TEDxKalamazooCollege. First-year student Tanush Jagdish, of Bangalore, India, is the main organizer … Continue reading

Campus Symposium Will Focus on Ebola Epidemic

Campus Symposium Will Focus on Ebola Epidemic As is often true with epidemics of highly lethal diseases, the response to the ongoing outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa reveals much about matters human and humane. These matters include fear and courage, stigmatization, power, poverty, inequity, … Continue reading