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Home at Last: Sacred Zuni Artifact Returns to Where It Belongs

Albion College welcomed members of the Zuni Pueblo of New Mexico to campus for repatriation proceedings of a sacred Zuni artifact on August 30, 2018.It has been a long, sometimes frustrating, but always enlightening journey for the Zuni Pueblo of New Mexico and Albion College, but an important cultural artifact, and a symbol of the Zuni tradition, is back home where it belongs.

Albion Partners with Google to Expand Educational Reach

Google Jamboard in an Albion College classroom
A handful of students from Albion College, as well as from Alma College and Calvin College, are on the cutting edge of education through a new pilot program that partners with tech giant Google, furniture maker Steelcase and the Michigan Colleges Alliance.

Athena Balcoff, '18, Builds Art Project on Bee Colony Collapse

Athena Balcoff, '18
Students learn a lot of interesting things while doing research, and Athena Balcoff, '18, is no exception. "I found out you can order dead bees online," she says. "I'm not really sure what other people use them for, but I wanted to use them for my art."

'I'm Just Michael': Issues of Identity Drive Dixon's Art

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Michael Dixon, associate professor and chair of art and art history, has drawn from personal experience to create the kind of art he wants, and needs, to create. His recent residency at the prestigious Yaddo retreat in upstate New York allowed him to explore his work in an even deeper way.

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