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Kiese Laymon, Common Reading Experience Author, Visits Albion

Professor and author Kiese Laymon visited Albion College on September 10, 2015 as part of this year's Common Reading Experience at Albion College.
This year’s Richard M. Smith Common Reading Experience for first-year students has set a positive buzz around campus, sparking intellectual conversation in many classrooms and residence halls. How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America is a powerful collection of essays written by Kiese Laymon, an American writer and associate professor of English at Vassar College who visited Albion College on September 10.

Britton, '17, Wins Statewide Award for Study in France

Megan Britton
In a statewide competition, Megan Britton, '17, was one of just two recipients of a study-abroad scholarship from the French-American Chamber of Commerce, Michigan (FACCM). The award supports Britton's current semester at the Université Stendhal-Grenoble.

Reimann's Mathematical Art Captures Media Attention

David Reimann's Studded Walnut sculpture was exhibited at the 2015 Bridges Conference.
Works of art created by Albion College professor of mathematics and computer science David Reimann attracted coverage by The New Yorker this week. The article in the Science & Tech section of the magazine's website looks at summer as a season of opportunity for researchers. Toward the end of her piece, she mentions Reimann's "bespoke polyhedra" at the 18th annual Bridges Conference in Baltimore. Reimann has attended the event since 2009 and in recent years has exhibited his work, including at last year's conference in Seoul, South Korea.

Baker, '16, Protects Vulnerable Citizens Through Probate Internship

Krisitine Baker
Ensuring the safety of society's most vulnerable members is often a legal matter, and this summer some of that work was handled by Kristine Baker, '16, through an internship with Ingham County Probate Court. Focused on cases involving young children and legally incapacitated adults, Baker visited homes and spent part of nearly every day testifying in front of a judge.

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