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Christina Khim, '14, Has Found Her Home Away from Home

Christina Khim, '14
Christina Khim has found a home in America, along with nearly 2,000 other Myanmar natives who have come to this part of Michigan for a second chance, and in some cases, a final chance. The associate director of the Burma Center in Battle Creek still remembers everything about the day in 2009 when her life changed forever.

Bring It Home, Brits! A Gift Guide for Holiday Shopping in Albion

Julia Malecke and Julian Vandenberg
A holiday shopping guide—for Albion? Students in English professor Glenn Deutsch's Professional Writing class, including Julia Malecke, '17, and Julian Vandenberg, '17 (left), have launched, a website highlighting Albion businesses, giving future customers an idea of what—and where—to buy local.

MacInnes Earns National Award for Doing What He Does Best

Ian MacInnes, professor and chair, English, Albion College
Professor Ian MacInnes, chair of Albion College's English Department, was named the 2015 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Michigan Professor of the Year. He was honored November 19 in Washington, D.C., at an awards luncheon at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, followed by an evening reception at the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Mark Bollman's Math Seminars Are a Real Gamble

Mark Bollman, professor of mathematics, Albion College
Over the years, Mark Bollman has taught just about everything that involves numbers. But the professor of mathematics enjoys doing even more than that. He has researched new card games, tested theories of probability, created eight-side dice and even written a textbook about his new favorite subject, gambling, called Basic Gambling Mathematics: The Numbers Behind the Neon. "Gambling has been my primary interest for five years," says Bollman. "I've always had an interest in elementary probability."

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