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Wes Dick on Transforming Holland Park

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The History Professor Describes the Significance of an Upcoming City Renovation Project

Dr. Wesley Dick (left), longtime Albion College professor of U.S. history, Albion resident, and one of several key forces behind the recently awarded grants slated for Holland Park improvements, offers a commentary that frames the transformation effort within a larger historical context.

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Accounting Students Stalk 'Crooks' to Study Tax Fraud, ID Theft

E&M accounting students' IRS simulation, January 2015
From responding to an Albion Public Safety traffic stop to putting a suspect in handcuffs, accounting students recently got a unique career perspective thanks to Albion alumnus Stephen Moore, '83, an IRS criminal investigation supervisory special agent in the Detroit field office. Assisted by several active IRS colleagues, Moore led the students through simulations of the real-life criminal investigations they pursue on a daily basis.

In Nicaragua, Brugnoni, '17, Gains Perspective Through Service

Monica Brugnoni, '17
Over winter break, 27 students belonging to the Global Medical Brigades group at Albion College traveled to Nicaragua on an eight-day mission trip. Among them was sophomore softball player Monica Brugnoni (left), who is studying to become an orthopedic physician's assistant. The native of Saint Clair Shores, Mich., joined Global Medical Brigades last spring because she wanted to broaden her experience in the medical field.

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Albion College, Indiana University Formalize Law School Initiative

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President Mauri Ditzler has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law to enter into a partnership to establish an Albion Law Scholar opportunity at the Indianapolis-based institution. One Albion student or alumnus will be nominated by an Albion-based committee for admission to McKinney each year, beginning with McKinney's fall 2016 entering class. Upon acceptance of an admission offer, the Scholar will receive a minimum of a half-tuition scholarship from McKinney.

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