Alumnus Addresses Fun in Philosophy
Albion alumnus Casper "Cap" Uldricks, '75, visits Albion College to discuss "Philosophy: Funnily, It Matters!" in a public address Thursday, November 1, at 7 p.m. in the Norris Science Center Towsley Hall.
A philosophy major at Albion College, Uldricks went on to earn a master's degree in divinity from Boston College and a law degree. He worked for the Food and Drug Administration for nearly 20 years. Currently, he works for a private law firm and specializes in legal work involving the FDA and the USDA.
This presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Albion College Philosophy department secretary Linda Clawson,
, or 517/629-0207.
Melzer Offers Insight After Connecticut School Tragedy
Scott Melzer, associate professor of sociology, wrote an opinion piece in the days after the Newtown, Conn., school-shooting tragedy titled "A History of Violence" for The Conversation blog on The Chronicle of Higher Education's website. Melzer, who also serves as chair of Albion's Department of Anthropology and Sociology, is the author of the 2009 book Gun Crusaders: The NRA's Culture War, and was featured in the 2011 HBO documentary "Gun Fight."
Read Melzer's piece on The Chronicle's website
Students Share December Scenes
Students off-campus share scenes from their December holiday season from England, Spain, Germany, and Belgium.
Whitehouse Nature Center Offers Entertaining, Exploring 'Nature Tots'
An exploration of nature specifically designed for young children is offered Friday, January 25, at the Albion College Whitehouse Nature Center. "Nature Tots" invites children ages 3-5 for fun, crafts and games from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Nature Tots provides each child with the opportunity to investigate the natural world of wildlife and plants. Children should have warm clothing for outdoor activity, and must be accompanied by an adult.
This event is free and pre-registration is encouraged. To register or for more information, contact David Green, director of the Whitehouse Nature Center, at 517/629-0582 or