For Wyman, a Marvel-ous First Year
Jack Wyman (left) is balancing an academic path toward a business major, an athletic path as a notable contributor on the Albion baseball team, and a service path through his commitment to the Reserve Officer Training Program at Western Michigan University, 50 miles away. "Jack has a confidence and an ability to relate with teammates that makes him a leader in his own right," says Briton baseball head coach Scott Carden about the first-year first baseman and pitcher from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. No wonder his teammates are calling him Captain America.
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Ethnic Studies - Fall 2015
ETHN 289: Social Movements
MW 2:15 - 4:05 pm
Once again, this course will review the theory and research on social movements, with an empirical emphasis on American movements such as the Civil Rights Movement, Women's Movement, and numerous "issue" movements such as peace, environment, neighborhood, sexuality, etc. We will give attention to international movements to develop an understanding of movements in different countries with a focus on structures and cultures. We will talk explictly about the differences between movements around social cleavages such as race, class, and gender.
This class generally operates from the intellectual standpoint of the activist who is concerned about an issue and wants to do something about it. ETHNICITY CATEGORY IS BEING APPLIED FOR.
Noted 'Virus Hunter' Nathan Wolfe to Keynote 26th Isaac Symposium
The “Indiana Jones of virus hunting,” internationally respected biologist Nathan Wolfe discusses the exciting work of pandemic disease prevention for Albion College’s 2015 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote lecture, capping the Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium. Wolfe takes the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in Goodrich Chapel. The Symposium opens Wednesday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Norris Science Center’s Towsley Hall, as international health expert and child neurology resident Samata Singhi, ’05, presents the Symposium’s Alumni Lecture.
Albion Makes Princeton Review ‘Green Colleges’ List for 2015
Just in time for Earth Day, Albion College was named to The Princeton Review's Guide to 353 Green Colleges for 2015. An environmental studies academic requirement, showers for cyclists, locally grown produce in the dining hall and low-energy lighting were among many campus-wide initiatives that placed Albion on the list.