Albion Review Seeks Submissions from Area Undergrads

Undergraduate authors, poets and two-dimensional artists are invited to submit works for publication in The Albion Review, Albion College's literary journal. Deadline for submission for the 2013 Review is October 26.

The Albion Review has been published nationally since 2004. It includes works of poetry, prose and art by emerging undergraduate talents and members of the greater Albion community. Contributors must currently be enrolled as an undergraduate student at any college or university and must not have already obtained an undergraduate degree.

The deadline for submissions is October 28, 2011. For more information on the Albion Review, visit And for questions or more information on the submission process, email .


Journalism and Comic Books Discussed by Albion College Guest Presenter

Josh Neufeld discusses his work in "comics journalism" in a public presentation at Albion College on Monday, October 15, at 7 p.m. in the College's Norris Science Center Towsley Hall.

Neufeld's illustrations have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal. He is the author of "A.D.: New Orleans after the Deluge" and illustrated "The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media," both of which were New York Times bestsellers. Neufeld is currently the Knight-Wallace Fellow in Journalism at the University of Michigan.

The lecture/presentation is free and open to the public, and is cosponsored by the English department, Art and Art History department, and Gerald R. Ford Institute.

To learn more about Josh Neufeld, visit For more information about the event, contact Glenn Deutsch, visiting assistant professor of English, at , or 517/629-0342.


In the Fast Lane: English Major Develops Car Web Site

In addition to developing the Car Wars web site, Jake Lane was a member of Albion's swimming & diving team and the canoe club.In addition to developing the Car Wars web site, Jake Lane was a member of Albion's swimming & diving team and the canoe club.Though his career at Albion College recently passed under the checkered flag, Jake Lane can safely say that he has already accomplished his goals even before he enters the workforce.

A 2012 graduate from the Detroit suburb of Northville, Lane originally stepped on campus as an English major with a goal of writing for a publication like Car & Driver. He took the step of turning ambition into reality in the closing days of his junior year as a study break during final examinations led to the development of Car Wars, which Lane describes as an online car show.

Heimler, '12, Links Academics to Avocation for Knitting Book Project

Libby Heimler in an original design scarf"I was a casual knitter until high school," recalled Libby Heimler, '12. "Then my family moved from California to Michigan and I really needed knitted stuff, because it was cold." The religious studies and psychology major recently completed a directed study, writing about the craft of knitting, which she hopes will fnd a publisher next year.

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