Academics

Albion Joins Select Group to Help Faculty Prepare Students for Careers

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Thanks to a grant from Strada Education Network, Albion will join a 26-school consortium that will prepare faculty members to use evidence-based teaching practices to promote student success while embedding career guidance into their existing courses. "This program is right up our alley," says Jocelyn McWhirter, Stanley S. Kresge Professor of Religious Studies and director of The Newell Center for Teaching and Learning.

Sharing Culture, Growing Together in Albion's Spanish LLC

Albion College Spanish living-learning-community members prepare dinner.
As six Albion housemates recently prepared to depart campus, they looked back on the memorable experience they created during their senior year within the College's Spanish Living-Learning Community.

Keltner, Wakeland, '91, Shake Up 'Society' in Isaac Symposium Presentations

Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91, and Dacher Keltner, 2018 Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium
An ancient philosophical question—explored through modern scientific study—and an alumna's work transforming the nation's second-largest city were featured as part of Albion College's 29th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium. Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91, delivered the Isaac Alumni Lecture on April 18, while University of California, Berkeley psychologist Dacher Keltner presented the Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote on April 19.

Elaina Braunschweig, '18, Awarded Fulbright Teaching Assistantship

Elaina Braunschweig, '18
"I screamed my head off for about five minutes and scared my roommates," says Elaina Braunschweig, '18, describing her reaction at becoming the latest Albion College student to receive a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. She will spend nine months teaching English in the German state of Brandenburg, which includes Berlin, during the 2018-19 academic year.

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