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Wes Dick: Fifty Years After Freedom Summer

Albion College history professor Wes Dick (right) with civil rights leader Julian Bond
"Those of us of age in 1964," writes the Albion College history professor, "remember when we heard the news that three civil rights workers—Mickey Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman—had gone missing as Freedom Summer was just under way. June 21 marks the 50th anniversary of the shocking news."

E&M Professor Emeritus Dan Christiansen Reflects on Career

Dan Christiansen
In his 33 years at Albion College, Dan Christiansen has blended research and teaching to provide students with unique tools for studying everything from environmental issues to finance. Much of the coursework is based on issues that were only partially understood during Christiansen's days as a doctoral student and young professor.

New Pre-Health Maymester Gives Students Valuable Experience

Tara Mahon, '16, Lauren Stull, '17 and Nick Viazanko, '17 (left to right)
Eight Albion College students with medical-school and physician-assistant aspirations picked up important clinical hours of hands-on work last month—hours needed for graduate school admission—in a new collaboration between the Institute for Healthcare Professions and Kellogg Community College.

Chicago Center Internships Prove Valuable for Two Britons

Kyle Alsheskie, '15, and Alissa Castellanos, '15
Kyle Alsheskie and Alissa Castellanos, rising seniors at Albion College, didn’t have to travel far to complete a rich experiential learning opportunity. The accounting and mass communication majors, respectively, found internships through the Chicago Center for Urban Life & Culture, and the real-world experience continued outside of work as they explored metropolitan life.

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