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Mackenzie Moore, '19, Has Studies, Time Management Down to a Science

Mackenzie Moore, '19

Mackenzie Moore, '19
Biology major and Britons volleyball hitter Mackenzie Moore, '19, will graduate in three years and pursue a master's degree in public health. She hopes her academic journey will include medical school. Moore, from Quincy, Mich., was dual-enrolled at Kellogg Community College for her final two years of high school and arrived at Albion with a semester and a half of college credit. "I'm excited for the future and the opportunities I will have," says Moore, a member of the Wilson Institute for Medicine and the Brown Honors Program.

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Coral, Conch and College Credit: Annika Markovich, ’19, Studies in Turks and Caicos

Annika Markovich, '19

Annika Markovich, 19
To paraphrase an old saying, Annika Markovich’s summer is water to drink—but that’s about it. “We get only one freshwater shower a week and there are no laundry machines, so everything is washed with salt water from the ocean," the senior biology major says. "It was a large adjustment, but I got used to it. It is just a very different lifestyle than the one we live in the States.”

Molly Hancock, '18, Reflects on Her Summer Research Experience

Molly Hancock, Albion College Class of 2018

Molly Hancock, Albion College Class of 2018
On the field, Molly Hancock is fast. And endurance makes the Midland, Mich., native an effective forward for the Albion College women's soccer team, too. In sitting across from Hancock, it doesn't take long to realize her mind works much like it does when she's in training or competition. This past summer, however, the biology major had to train her mind to work in a linear fashion as a summer undergraduate research assistant in James Rae's lab at the University of Michigan.

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First-Year Britons Runner Forges His Own Academic Path

Albion College student Kiehl Smith, '20

Albion College student Kiehl Smith, '20
Kiehl Smith arrived at Albion last fall thinking he would pursue an education track en route to teaching social studies one day. That is until, in the liberal arts tradition, a meeting with biology professor Dale Kennedy rekindled Smith's passion for ornithology, the study of birds.

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