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Metz, Honors Class Featured in Chemistry Publication

Kevin Metz, assistant professor of chemistry, Albion College
Kevin Metz, assistant professor of chemistry, was featured in a recent article in Chemical & Engineering News, a magazine and website produced by the American Chemical Society. The article, "Lab Lessons for Reluctant Chemists," explored three innovative examples of undergraduate chemistry offerings geared toward students not interested in a career in chemistry, including Metz's honors course, Great Issues in Science: Nanoscience.

Kukurugya-Rabaut, '13, Receives French Teaching Assistantship

Genevieve Kukurugya-Rabaut, '13
Recent graduate Genevieve Kukurugya-Rabaut heads for France later this year, at the invitation of the French government. Kukurugya-Rabaut was accepted to the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF), a program of the national government that provides American English teachers for the public school system. She will spend seven months teaching in the Versailles area, near Albion's sister cities of Noisy-le-Roi and Bailly.

Ford Institute Seniors Visit Washington, D.C.

Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow with Ford Institute students in Washington, D.C., April 2013.
Thirteen seniors from the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service visited the District April 6-9 as part of their Ford Senior Colloquium. The trip included visits with legislators, an insider's view of the Supreme Court and C-SPAN, and discussions and networking with alumni.

Pender, '13, Accepted into Cornell Biomed Engineering Ph.D. Program

Mitch Pender, '13
Recent graduate Mitch Pender spent the end of his last Albion semester making a tough decision—which of six graduate school offers to accept. Pender's choice is Cornell University, where he'll enroll as a doctoral student in the biomedical engineering program. The graduate research fellowship will cover tuition and living costs for the five-year program, and is valued at more than $300,000.

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