Tom Taylor, '58, one of Albion College's most decorated student-athletes from the 1950s who later served as Britons head football coach as well as an assistant professor of physical education, passed away April 27. Taylor, who served as a military policeman during the Korean War, was a two-time All-American end and MIAA Most Valuable Player in 1958 under Morley Fraser, and guided Albion to an undefeated season and league championship in 1969.
Albion College history professor Geoff Cocks, noted for his scholarship on Nazi-era Germany and the Third Reich, offered his insight about why the Italian soccer commissioner of the time may have hidden the World Cup trophy as part of an ESPN 30 for 30: Soccer Stories documentary, “Mysteries of the Rimet Trophy.”
If the six months since Mekayla Diehl, ’11, was crowned Miss Indiana USA have been a whirlwind, she can only imagine what her lifestyle will be like if she successfully completes her quest of becoming the first Native American and Hoosier to be proclaimed Miss USA. The Albion communications studies graduate will vie for the crown live on NBC, Sunday, June 8, from 8-11 p.m. ET.
For theatre and music major Peter Verhaeghe, '15, and Theatre Department costume designer Amber Cook, blood on a budget was a learning and teaching experience during the spring semester. The two presented a technique for using fabric in place of stage blood at the Costume Commission of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology Conference held recently in Fort Worth, Texas.
Biology professor Roger Albertson and students Marissa Cloutier, Jack Manquen and Allison McClish presented posters at the recent Drosophila Research Conference in San Diego, sharing work they believe could improve human health in developing countries.
The late spring made for a Commencement in full bloom on Albion College's quadrangle on May 10. Family members enjoyed sunshine and flowering trees as they celebrated the members of the Class of 2014.
- Provost Susan Conner Announces Retirement
- Werner, ’14, Finds Students' Nutritional Knowledge Wanting
- Dr. James Curtis, '44, Honored at Michigan Commencement
- Snacking Elephants and Throwing Spears: Josh Hall's Africa Semester
- Students Recognized at 2014 Honors Convocation
- Expert Richard Alley Shares Facts, Optimism About Climate Change
- McDiarmid, '84, Powers On Isaac Symposium with Energy Update
- Pressprich, '14, Featured on Cover of NCAA Champion Magazine
- From Model UN to Soccer, Bobowski, '16, Leads by Example
- Michigan Campus Compact Recognizes 25 Albion Students