Academics

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.

Elaina Braunschweig, '18, Awarded Fulbright Teaching Assistantship

Elaina Braunschweig, '18

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.

'Renowned' Acoustical Firm Signs on to Vitek Center Project

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The Richard and Marilyn Vitek Center for Musical Arts moves another step toward creation with the hiring of Northeast-based Acoustic Distinctions as acoustician. Says Albion College music professor David Abbott, “We are now on track to build a first-class recital hall."

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. is to Remember Albion's Place in America

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It has been 50 years since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed on a hotel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. But in that time of continued racial strife and turbulence, one thing remains clear: Albion's story continues to be America's story.

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