2015 Coy James Lecture: Clark 'Bucky' Halker and the '1913 Massacre'
The film 1913 Massacre brings back some hidden Michigan history on Tuesday, February 24 at 7 p.m. in Albion’s recently restored Bohm Theatre. The tragedy inspired a Woody Guthrie song, which will be performed by musician-historian Clark “Bucky” Halker (left), who will simultaneously present Albion College's 2015 Coy James Memorial Lecture.
Fowler, '81, to Address Class of 2015 at Albion Commencement
A Detroit impact-maker at the individual and community levels for nearly 30 years, particularly in the fight against poverty, Rev. Faith Fowler, ’81, will deliver the Commencement address to Albion College’s Class of 2015 on Saturday, May 9, at 1 p.m. from the steps of Kresge Gymnasium on the College Quadrangle.
NCAA Features Fornetti, '06, and Her Research
Four months into her post-doc at the Oklahoma Medical Research Facility, Jaime Fornetti is searching for a route to target breast cancer bone metastasis. At 31, she has already worked in some of the most influential labs among some of the greatest leaders in this realm of research. That path included her success at Albion, as a biology major and a member of the women's basketball and track teams. "She reallly embodied the true meaning of student-athlete," women's basketball coach Doreen Carden told NCAA.org's After the Game, which shares Fornetti's story.
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Albion College, Indiana University Formalize Law School Initiative
President Mauri Ditzler has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law to enter into a partnership to establish an Albion Law Scholar opportunity at the Indianapolis-based institution. One Albion student or alumnus will be nominated by an Albion-based committee for admission to McKinney each year, beginning with McKinney's fall 2016 entering class. Upon acceptance of an admission offer, the Scholar will receive a minimum of a half-tuition scholarship from McKinney.