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Albion Alum Reveals Career Paths opened by Juris Doctor Degree

Albion Alum Garry Carley returns to his alma mater on Tuesday March 2, to speak on the various career paths a Juris Doctor (JD), a law degree that law students receive after completing law school, opens up. The speech will take place in Robinson 404 at 7 p.m.

Carley has served as a professor at Wayne State University Law, as well as partner at a distinguished law firm. He currently owns and operates his own business. Additionally, he has put his JD to use in numerous other employment and volunteer positions. His résumé is available via the following link:

This event is sponsored by Phi Alpha Delta, a professional law fraternity advancing integrity, compassion, and courage through service to the student, the school, the profession, and the community. It is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Marissa Alaska at 517/629-1087 or .

Theatre Department Takes "Step Forward" in Presenting "Arcadia"

Megan Edwin, Charles Scott Wolf, Kelly Rose Voigt and Brandon Whitford, perform a scene from the upcoming Albion College production of “Arcadia.” R. Starko photo.The Albion College theatre department will take what assistant professor Robert Starko calls "a real step forward" this week as it enters its production of "Arcadia" on the participating level of the Kennedy Center America College Theater Festival (KCACTF).

Productions entered on the participating level are eligible for inclusion at the KCACTF regional festival and can also be considered for invitation to the national festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., in the spring of 2011.

Haiti-Albion Connections Inspire Student-Led Relief Efforts

Christina Griffith (left) and Elise Gotham with a student at the school near Jeremie, supported by the Detroit Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Faculty Have Scholarship Published In Recent Books

Individual definitions of "American" in a diverse and complex culture are the underpinning for two books recently published by Albion faculty. Latino/a Youth Identity and Adaptation: A Socio-Cultural Comparison of Mexican and Mexican American Students at a Predominantly White Campus, by ethnic studies professor Diana Ariza and Gun Crusaders: The NRA's Culture War, by sociology professor Scott Melzer, explore the tensions between individual identity and societal acceptance and expectation.

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