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History's Geoff Cocks Adds Insight to ESPN World Cup Documentary

Geoffrey Cocks, professor of history, Albion College
Albion College history professor Geoff Cocks, noted for his scholarship on Nazi-era Germany and the Third Reich, offered his insight about why the Italian soccer commissioner of the time may have hidden the World Cup trophy as part of an ESPN 30 for 30: Soccer Stories documentary, “Mysteries of the Rimet Trophy.”

Miss Indiana USA Mekayla Diehl, ’11, Prepares for Big Stage

Mekayla Diehl, '11
If the six months since Mekayla Diehl, ’11, was crowned Miss Indiana USA have been a whirlwind, she can only imagine what her lifestyle will be like if she successfully completes her quest of becoming the first Native American and Hoosier to be proclaimed Miss USA. The Albion communications studies graduate will vie for the crown live on NBC, Sunday, June 8, from 8-11 p.m. ET.

Physics' Zellner Discusses Meteor Shower on WILX Newscasts

Nicolle Zellner, associate professor and chair of physics, Albion CollegeMay 23, 2014

Nicolle Zellner, associate professor and chair of physics at Albion College, appeared on the May 23 evening newscasts on WILX, channel 10 in Lansing, to talk about the meteor shower that was forecast to appear in the early hours of May 24.

Zellner, a planetary scientist, received her Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2001 and has been teaching at Albion College since 2005. Read about her research on her blog.

Theatre Duo's Conference Poster Gives 'Graphic' New Look at Blood

Peter Verhaeghe, '15, and Albion College costume designer Amber Cook
For theatre and music major Peter Verhaeghe, '15, and Theatre Department costume designer Amber Cook, blood on a budget was a learning and teaching experience during the spring semester. The two presented a technique for using fabric in place of stage blood at the Costume Commission of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology Conference held recently in Fort Worth, Texas.

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