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
Centered on Community
Starting in Fall 2015, Albion College will annually offer four-year tuition, room, and board to as many as 10 first-year students who are Albion residents and attended Albion Public Schools in grades 6-8. Read more
President Ditzler talks about the initiative on WBCK-FM
Reopening the Bohm: Read about a landmark internship for Andrea Walles, '15
Albion College's Sister City efforts earn a national award
Watch an expert panel discuss "Albion Tomorrow"
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.
"After 40 years, it is my view that Michiganders of all political stripes have begun to recognize Gerald Ford as a fine president and a great American," writes Patrick McLean (left), director of Albion College's Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service, in a commentary for Bridge, an online magazine produced by The Center for Michigan. August 9 will mark four decades since Ford became president following Richard Nixon's resignation.
"By any objective standard it ranks among the most significant passages in modern history," writes Christopher Hagerman, associate professor of European history at Albion College, about World War I, also known as the Great War. "The last of Europe's Great Powers plunged toward war one hundred years ago," on August 3, 1914.
A new app developed by Albion College chemistry professor Lisa Lewis that enables students to become more familiar with chemical-bonding concepts recently was launched July 24 in the Apple App Store. The program, Chemical Valence, has a "game-like" interface, she told Campus Technology magazine, "where students can play with fundamental concepts in chemical bonding." It's the second app effort for Lewis, who in 2012 created one focused on strong acids and strong bases. Read more on campustechnology.com
- Goal! Micunek, '15, Fulfills One in Brazil
- Albion Saddened by Passing of Mathematics Emeritus Keith Moore
- Binda Foundation Supports Next Phase of Education Maymester
- Albion College Remembers Story, Legacy of Miriam Winter
- 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
- DeGroot, '16, Gives Archive Photo Find Its Due—and Its Own Stage
- Summer Campus Construction Projects Well Under Way
- Education Students Experience Costa Rica Through Practicum