Academics

At Home with the Foreign Service: Alina Holmstrom, '18, Does State Dept Internship

Alina Holmstrom, '18
My job was to cry. I was to go up to the nearest foreign service officer and start bawling uncontrollably about my dying brother in the United States who I had to see just one last time. The officer's job? To decide whether or not to approve my visa.

New AAUW Student Organization Set for Impactful Year

Albion College AAUW students in Washington, D.C., June 2017

Albion College AAUW students in Washington, D.C., June 2017
Earlier this summer, 12 Albion College students and two staff members attended the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders at the University of Maryland, College Park. The conference, organized by the national office of the American Association of University Women, has a legacy of more than 30 years and annual attendance of about 1,000 participants from around the country and world.

Hundreds Gather on Campus to Watch Solar Eclipse

Viewing the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse through a telescope on the Albion College Quadrangle.

Viewing the August 21, 2017 solar eclipse through a telescope on the Albion College Quadrangle.
A crowd of hundreds convened on the Quad and on the roof of Palenske Hall to witness the first solar eclipse to cross the entire continental United States since 1918. In Albion, skygazers saw the moon cover nearly 90 percent of the sun for a couple of minutes during the nearly three-hour astronomical event.

Athena Balcoff, '18, Builds Art Project on Bee Colony Collapse

Athena Balcoff, '18

Athena Balcoff, '18
Students learn a lot of interesting things while doing research, and Athena Balcoff, '18, is no exception. "I found out you can order dead bees online," she says. "I'm not really sure what other people use them for, but I wanted to use them for my art."

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