Skiing before sunrise may one day be part of the job for Kyle Griffin, '14, who's currently interning with Hotham Ski Company in Australia's Victoria province. A member of Michigan's all-state ski team while in high school, Griffin is working with Hotham's marketing department as well as coaching young members of its race squad.
Conversation on Community
Richard Longworth, senior fellow of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs and an expert on globalization's impact on the Midwest, spoke with WMUK in Kalamazoo leading up to his participation on the September 11 "Albion Tomorrow" panel discussion.
"Our right fielder was making a play which eventually took him into the wall and onto the ground. The head coach sprinted past, waving me onto the field, and the players yelled my name," recalls Morgan Benham, '17, of one day on the job this summer as a Battle Creek Bombers athletic training intern.
Grosse Pointe native Ross Muniga, '15, will soon wrap up a busy summer at Mercedes-Benz's U.S. headquarters in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. Since May he's been a part of the cross-functional team that supports operational buyers in the Americas, corresponding with staff around the globe. He was able to secure the competitive internship in part through the efforts of Brooke Kaltz, '05, a strategic projects manager for the German automaker. Both are members of Albion College's Carl A. Gerstacker Institute for Business and Management.
A two-part series exploring the close relationships between Albion College and the city of Albion ran in front-page articles of the August 10 and 11 editions of the Battle Creek Enquirer. The opener focused primarily on this summer's construction projects involving both campus facilities as well as city streets on and around campus, while the second part looked at some of the efforts connecting the community and the College, among them the education department's Boundary Crossings
An exhibit sponsored by National Geographic running through September 1 at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry includes a mention of findings from a 2002 research paper on multiple paternity in nurse sharks co-authored by biology professors Jeff Carrier and Ken Saville as well as alumni Andrea Lindley Caplea, '99, and Nora Maries, '00. Carrier, now professor emeritus, says it remains "the only systematic study of mating behavior and reproduction of any shark species anywhere in the world."
When and why does a female house wren leave her nest? Is it the first hint of sunlight? Is it a response to the male dawn chorus? Through her research this summer with professors Dale Kennedy and Doug White at the Whitehouse Nature Center, the rising senior, biology major, and two-sport student-athlete hopes to find answers to these questions and others.
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- Cucinella, '01, Improves Children's Lives at Cambodian NGO
- Annual Fund Exceeds Fiscal-Year Goal
- Albion College Names Jerry White VP for Finance and Administration