Academics

German Professor Perry Myers Receives Fellowship for Research in France

Albion College German professor Perry Myers (Photo: Sunny Kim, '20)

Perry Myers, professor of German, Albion College (Photo: Sunny Kim, '20)
Albion College German professor Perry Myers left investment banking for education and loves his job teaching college students. But he's giving it up—temporarily—to spend a year in Paris, thanks to a prestigious research fellowship to the Institut d'Études Avancées de Paris for the 2020-21 academic year.

Poster by Alex Horman, ’20, Rocks National Geology Conference

Alex Horman, '20

Alex Horman, '20

The annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) attracts 5,000 scientists from around the globe, but Albion College's presence is not lost there. At this year's GSA meeting, held in September in Phoenix, Alex Horman, '20, became the fourth Albion student in 10 years to win Best Undergraduate Poster Presentation at the conference.

2019-2020 Reading Series Kicks Off with Two Visiting Authors

Mackie Black, '19

Copy of Reading Series Poetry Event Flyer 1

 

The 2019 – 2020 Albion College Reading Series will kick off on Thursday, November 14, 2019, with readings by Dawn Davies and Justine McNulty.

 

 

Vietnamese-American Stories Are Focus for Common Reading Experience 2019

Alan Headbloom, '75 (left), Thi Bui

Alan Headbloom, '75, and Thi Bui
For the first time, a graphic novel was Albion's pick for the annual Richard M. Smith Common Reading Experience—The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui. Following Bui's afternoon talk September 26 in Goodrich Chapel, Alan Headbloom, '75, screened his documentary Newcomer Legacy, recounting the immigrant experiences of nine Vietnamese refugees who settled in Grand Rapids in the 1970s.

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