Jocelyn McWhirter, associate professor of religious studies, is participating in a 2013-14 colloquy on Religious Commitments in the Undergraduate Classroom. The gathering of 20 religious studies professors first met this past June and will convene again for multiday sessions in February and June 2014. According to the Wabash Center, “At first glance, it might seem odd that there should be a question about the place of religious commitments in undergraduate classes in religion and theology. But most teachers in undergraduate settings know first-hand the force of the question."
"It is possible to make a living doing what you love in the theatre," said theatre student Peter Verhaeghe. He and fellow Albion student Corey Brittain, '14, learned that lesson, along with others, working this summer with the Ohio Light Opera,
David Middlebrook, '66, is in the midst of a monumental year. The Los Gatos, Calif., sculptor was selected to participate in the prestigious Venice Biennale, running through November; his work is being featured in an exhibit as San Jose State University's Department of Art and Art History celebrates its 100th anniversary; and he has been selected for induction into the Albion College Athletic Hall of Fame in October.
Tori Malus, ’15, participated in some fascinating detective work this past summer—work that is providing new insights into the agricultural practices of Bronze Age people of the Indus Civilization, in what is now India. Her research experience working alongside Albion anthropology professor Brad Chase also has solidified her plan to pursue a career in forensic medicine after graduation.
Albion College has announced the appointment of Matthew vandenBerg as associate vice president for development. VandenBerg, who is currently assistant dean for development and alumni relations at the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, will join the College’s Office of Institutional Advancement on January 13, 2014.
Joe Silvestri, '15, spent his summer gaining real-world experience in hopes it will give him an edge when its time to apply for medical school. The Detroit Catholic High School product, who achieved distinction on the all-MIAA first team in men's lacrosse last spring, went to work in Cliff Harris' chemistry lab before returning to metro Detroit to continue shadowing physicians.
- Official College Messages Following the Storm of September 11, 2013
- Community Day Scores Win for Area Kids
- Booth Walling Weighs In on Syria Debate in Detroit Free Press
- Major Gift Advances Albion College Soccer/Lacrosse Project
- Six to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award at Homecoming 2013
- Glenn, '15, Works to Improve Living Conditions in Appalachia
- Susan Ford Bales Reveals Her Father's Legacy at Convocation
- Farmers' Market Kicks Off Sustainability Theme Year
- Students Right at Home in New Journey House
- Geology Students Go with the Flow in Hawaii