Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium

Award-Winning Author Jennine Capó Crucet to Keynote 30th Isaac Symposium

Jennine Capó Crucet (left) and Natalie Dubois, '97

Jennine Capó Crucet, Natalie DuBois, '97

An award-winning author and an environmental researcher will offer a wealth of ideas during Albion College's 2019 Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium. Natalie Dubois, '97 (pictured near left), will present the Isaac Alumni Lecture on Wednesday, April 17, while Make Your Home Among Strangers author Jennine Capó Crucet (far left) will deliver the Symposium Keynote Address on April 18.

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

Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91, and Dacher Keltner, 2018 Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium

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.

Psychologist, Author Dacher Keltner to Keynote 2018 Isaac Symposium

Dacher Keltner (left) and Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91

Dacher Keltner (left) and Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91
Renowned psychologist and author Dacher Keltner and Los Angeles First Lady Amy Elaine Wakeland, '91, will present the Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address and the Elkin R. Isaac Alumni Lecture, respectively, as part of the 2018 Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium, Albion College's annual two-day celebration of student research and scholarship. Wakeland speaks Wednesday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Norris Center's Towsley Lecture Hall, while Keltner concludes the symposium Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m. in Goodrich Chapel.

A Granddaughter's Portrait of a General and President Caps 28th Isaac Symposium

Mary Jean Eisenhower delivers the 2017 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address to conclude the 28th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium.

Mary Jean Eisenhower delivers the 2017 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address to conclude the 28th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium.
An appreciative audience got a unique, behind-the-scenes look at history as presidential granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower presented the 2017 Joseph S. Calvaruso Keynote Address on April 20. The evening capped Albion's 28th annual Elkin R. Isaac Student Research Symposium, which saw approximately 100 students present original work on topics ranging from equine aromatherapy to cancer cell death, and Great Lakes sailing songs to sustainability and climate change.

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