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Professor's First-Year Seminar Connects Students with Community Heroes

Albion youth development leader Harry Bonner (right)
There are heroes and then there are heroes. For the 17 students in Carrie Booth Walling's First-Year Seminar titled simply "Heroes," the distinction is dramatic. "We look at ways ordinary people do extraordinary things," said Booth Walling, associate professor of political science, during a November Hometown Heroes Breakfast event in Upper Baldwin that brought together 11 Albion community members who have done the extraordinary things ordinary people do.

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Ditzler to Appear on 'Greening of the Great Lakes' Radio Program

Albion College President Mauri Ditzler
President Mauri Ditzler's conversation about sustainable communities with Kirk Heinze, '70, will air Sunday, December 13 on East Lansing's WKAR-AM 870, and Sunday, December 20, on WJR-AM 760's Greening of the Great Lakes, a weekly program offering news and discussion about agriculture, building, ecotourism, sustainability, technology and more green topics.

Physics' Zellner Is Always Looking

Nicolle Zellner works in her lab.
Nicolle Zellner still remembers those perfect Wisconsin nights when, as a kid, she'd look up to the sky and into the endless darkness full of possibility and uncertainty, and wonder what else was up there.

Alumni Conduct High School Honor Choirs at Michigan Music Conference

Clayton Parr, '70 (left), and Wendee Wolf-Schlarf, '83
On January 23 at the Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids, two Albion alumni conducted statewide high school honor choir concerts before a packed house of more than 2,000 in DeVos Performance Hall. Associate Professor Clayton Parr, '80 (far left), and Wendee Wolf-Schlarf, '83, who teaches in the Traverse City Public Schools, were selected by a statewide ballot of their vocal music teaching colleagues across the state of Michigan.

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