Academics

Dugan Karnazes, '17, Uses Engineering Resources to Help Battle COVID-19

Dugan Karnazes and open-source ventilators

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Dugan Karnazes gained his engineering interest at Albion and has gone on to found Velocity Research in Grand Rapids. But when coronavrius overwhelmed the country, he joined a group of concerned professionals to build badly needed ventilators. "It was a group effort to make a difference," he says.

Albion to Offer Prestigious New National Scholarship in History

Albion College sign with State of Michigan historical marker at the Michigan Avenue entrance to campus.

Albion College sign with State of Michigan historical marker at the Michigan Avenue entrance to campus.
In partnership with two leading organizations championing the study of history, Albion joins eight other colleges—and is the only Midwest institution—offering a four-year $5,000 award to students declaring history as their major at the time of admission. 

Weed Warriors: Albion Students Join the Fight Against Invasive Species

Albion College students pull tearthumb "mile-a-minute" weeds at Whitehouse Nature Center, November 2020.

Albion College students pull tearthumb "mile-a-minute" weeds at Whitehouse Nature Center, November 2020.

Albion College students have been tramping through the wilds of Whitehouse Nature Center in recent weeks removing destructive "mile-a-minute" weeds with an understanding that the work they do now will provide a long-lasting benefit. Said one student worker: "To preserve something for people years from now I think is really important.”

Albion Teams With Siena Polling Service to Collect Voter Insights

An Albion College student conduct polling for the Siena College Research Institute

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In the ubiquitous world of polling, the Siena College Research Institute is considered the gold standard. This election season, some 50 Albion College students have been given the opportunity to work for SCRI to see how the American people think and what's important to them as a pivotal election looms.

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