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Presidential Granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower to Keynote Isaac Symposium

Mary Jean Eisenhower (left) and Nick Whitney, '00
Mary Jean Eisenhower shares her remarkable career in international peace work as Albion College's 2017 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote speaker on Thursday, April 20. The College's 28th annual two-day Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium opens Wednesday, April 19, with the Isaac Alumni Lecture, to be given by shark researcher Nick Whitney, '00.

Education Department Welcomes Filmmaker Andrew Cohn as Visiting Scholar

Andrew Cohn
Emmy Award-winning documentarian Andrew Cohn (left) will screen his latest work, Night School, on Wednesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Bohm Theatre. Preceding that is a Monday, March 20, 5 p.m. open house at the Ludington Center, discussions with Albion College classes and much more as part of multiday stay.

Major Moment: When Explorations Become Declarations

Geology professor Tim Lincoln (left) and Jaren Johnson, '19
Fifty-eight majors, 31 minors and two concentrations were declared during Albion College's Declare a Major event February 21. And that’s a start. Indeed, one of the biggest challenges for colleges everywhere is to get students to declare their major, preferably by the end of their sophomore year.

Sanctuary Campus: Albion College and World War II

George Kawano, '47 (left), and Fusajiro Aburano, '48
Seventy-five years ago—on February 19, 1942—President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, requiring all West Coast Japanese Americans to relocate to 10 internment camps spread across the United States interior. Eleven months later, Albion College welcomed George Kawano, '47 (far left), and Fusajiro Aburano, '48, to campus.

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