Battlefields, cemeteries, monuments, and museums provided a profound field trip for students in history professor Chris Hagerman’s class "We Are Making a World: Trauma and Cultural Change on the Western Front, 1914-18." The class, part of Albion’s Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program, recently visited France and Belgium and explored the very sites they had studied on campus using historical maps, diaries, letters, literary memoirs, poetry, paintings, photography, and film.
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.
Religious studies professor Jocelyn McWhirter brings new insights to some of the Bible's most studied texts with her new book, Rejected Prophets: Jesus and His Witnesses in Luke-Acts. Her argument that the author of Luke and Acts portrays Jesus and other New Testament figures as prophets leads to some intriguing conclusions about the writer's identity and intent.
"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."
After seven years of leadership at Albion College—and seven Michigan winters—Donna Randall is heading to the West Coast. The former Albion president, who will conclude her service as the College’s chancellor on June 30, is preparing for a move to the Bay Area, where on July 14 she will become president and CEO of the Cancer Prevention Institute of California.
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.
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.
- Albion College Joins Kalamazoo Promise Group of Eligible Schools
- Wilson, '77, and Strite, '14, to Join College Board of Trustees
- Chicago Center Internships Prove Valuable for Two Britons
- History Faculty Reflect on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day
- Albion SID Bobby Lee Recognized for Writing by MIAA
- Albion Mourns Passing of Tom Taylor, '58
- History's Geoff Cocks Adds Insight to ESPN World Cup Documentary
- Miss Indiana USA Mekayla Diehl, ’11, Prepares for Big Stage
- Theatre Duo's Conference Poster Gives 'Graphic' New Look at Blood
- Biology Students Present Research at National Drosophila Conference