Academics

The Timeless Importance of the Liberal Arts

Bindu Madhok, professor of philosophy, Albion College
"The world today is even more global than the one we lived in just a few years ago, and current and future generations of students are even more in need of a liberal arts education," writes Albion College professor of philosophy Bindu Madhok.

Lucas Harder, '18, Makes Waves as Investment Banking Intern

Neil Johnson, '98 (standing), with Lucas Harder, '18
"I certainly wasn't expecting to be given the level of responsibility I currently have as an intern," says Lucas Harder, '18, about his internship with Lawrence Evans & Co., a boutique investment bank in Columbus, Ohio. "This plunge into investment banking has forced me to both learn and grow quickly." The finance major with a Gerstacker Institute concentration (pictured at left with his supervisor, Neil Johnson, '98) was a Scholar All-American last year for the Albion swimming and diving team.

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Kailey Henderson, '18: One Semester in Spain, Three Roles

Kailey Henderson
"Studying Spanish and living in a Spanish-speaking country are two different things entirely, and I cannot stress enough how important it's been to spend this past semester in Spain," writes Kailey Henderson, '18, who has studied abroad this fall in an intensive Spanish language and culture studies program at the University of Alicante.

Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor survivor Cal Calderone at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., with students in Dr. Wes Dick's First-Year Seminar titled Albion & the American Dream.
"In November, our first-year seminar, A Sense of Place: Albion & the American Dream, traveled to Washington, D.C. to discover America’s history," writes professor Wesley Arden Dick. "On November 5, our students were exploring the national ‘World War II Memorial’ when we encountered a gentleman who was wearing a hat with the insignia USS West Virginia. Hoping to talk with a World War II veteran, we introduced ourselves and he identified himself as Adone ‘Cal’ Calderone from Canton, Ohio."

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