Heitman's Horse Research Project Making a Lot of Scents

Kylie Heitman has been doing aroma therapy research with some of the Albion College horses.
Kylie Heitman, '17, has been a horse lover and rider since she was five and she has long dealt with the stress many horses experience when their daily routine is interrupted. Specifically, she wanted to know if an essential oil, in this case lavender, when diffused into the air could reduce stress in horses by suppressing their heart rates and cortisol levels.

Accounting Students Tackle Community Taxes Through VITA

Magie Troost and Andy DiFranco
“When people come in to a tax situation, it’s stressful,” says Albion College junior Maggie Troost, who will spend some 80 hours this spring working with the College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. “I feel like we can show people they don’t have to be stressed out, because we can relax and not only talk about taxes.”

Booth Walling Op-Ed on Russia Published in Detroit Free Press

Carrie Booth WallingPolitical Science Associate Professor Carrie Booth Walling wrote an op-ed that was posted on the Detroit Free Press website Tuesday, March 27. Headlined "Russian threat still clouds U.S. horizon", she writes that the United States is charting a dangerous course by expecting Russia to abide by the democratic principles many other countries live by. Walling is also a Visiting Scholar at the International Policy Center, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and the is author of All Necessary Measures: the United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention.

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Leaders in High School Education to Speak at 2017 Albion College Commencement

Albion College sign
Three noted members of the education field will deliver Commencement remarks to Albion College’s Class of 2017 on Saturday, May 6: Jess Womack, '65, retired general counsel and inspector general of the Los Angeles Unified School District and recent board member of L.A.'s Green Dot Schools; Linda Yonke, '75, superintendent of suburban Chicago's New Trier Township High School District; and Michael Milkie, CEO and superintendent of Chicago's Noble Network of Charter Schools.

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