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Accounting Students Tackle Community Taxes Through VITA

Magie Troost and Andy DiFranco
“When people come in to a tax situation, it’s stressful,” says Albion College junior Maggie Troost, who will spend some 80 hours this spring working with the College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. “I feel like we can show people they don’t have to be stressed out, because we can relax and not only talk about taxes.”

Booth Walling Op-Ed on Russia Published in Detroit Free Press

Carrie Booth WallingPolitical Science Associate Professor Carrie Booth Walling wrote an op-ed that was posted on the Detroit Free Press website Tuesday, March 27. Headlined "Russian threat still clouds U.S. horizon", she writes that the United States is charting a dangerous course by expecting Russia to abide by the democratic principles many other countries live by. Walling is also a Visiting Scholar at the International Policy Center, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and the is author of All Necessary Measures: the United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention.

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Nick Smith, '18, Spans the Globe Through Semester at Sea

Nick Smith, Albion College Class of 2018
Each year, Albion students have the opportunity to study all over the world. Last fall, Nick Smith, '18, a finance and public policy major from Midland, Mich., and a member of the Britons swimming and diving team, completed a semester abroad through Semester at Sea, a program that allows students to travel and study while aboard a ship sailing the seas. In total, Smith, who is also in the Gerstacker and Ford institutes as well as the Honors Program, spent 104 days traveling to places including Greece, Italy, Morocco and Brazil.

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Biology's Dale Kennedy Honored by Wilson Ornithological Society

Dale Kennedy
Albion College biology professor Dale Kennedy's love of birds led her to a career of studying the feathered creatures. Her passion resulted in her recently received William and Nancy Klamm Service Award from the Wilson Ornithological Society, one of the oldest ornithological societies in America.

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