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Oct. 16 Public Lecture: Astronaut Josh Cassada, '95

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Dr. Josh Cassada, '95, who completed two years of training as a NASA astronaut candidate earlier this year and is now a member of NASA's astronaut corps, visits his alma mater during Homecoming weekend. On Friday, October 16, at 2:15 p.m., Cassada will give a public lecture in the Science Complex's Norris Center 101/Towsley Hall. 

Honors Art Class Offers a Lens Into the Industrial Revolution

Toby Jugs in Lynne Chytilo's Honors ceramics class, fall 2015.
There is much more to art professor Lynne Chytilo’s honors ceramics class than meets the eye. “I don’t think anywhere in the world is there a class like this,” said Chytilo, who specializes in ceramics and sculpture at Albion. And she may only be partially kidding.

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Ceramics Class Provides Trip Back to Industrial Revolution

Toby Jugs in Lynne Chytilo's Honors ceramics class, fall 2015.
There is more to Lynne Chytilo's honors ceramics class than meets the eye. "I don't think anywhere in the world is there a class like this," said the Albion College art professor who specializes in ceramics and sculpture. And she may only be partially kidding.

Restored King James Bible Ready for Its Unveiling

Albion College's 1611 King James Bible, after restoration
In the insular and technical world of book restoration, there was only one word to describe what kind of shape the Albion College copy of the historic King James Bible was in. “Terrible; it was so damaged” said book conservator Marieka Kaye. “It was in the saddest shape imaginable,” said College archivist Justin Seidler. But in the Tuesday, October 6 Schleg Lecture, Kaye will unveil a restoration project few people, save for Kaye, thought was possible.

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