Kalamazoo College

College rankings
12:29 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

WMU moves up in U.S. News and World Report rankings

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Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University is ranked 181st in this year's rankings of colleges and universities by U.S. News and World Report. 

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7:54 am
Fri August 2, 2013

USTA Nationals begin Friday in Kalamazoo

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Play begins Friday morning, exhibition Friday night
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The USTA Boys 18-16 National Championships begin today at Kalamazoo College's Stowe Stadium and Western Michigan University's Sorensen Tennis Complex, and will run through Aug. 11. Whether you're a newcomer to the tournament or have been attending for the 70 years it's been played in Kalamazoo, here are some things to keep in mind.
SW Michigan
1:58 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Former Checker Motors CEO dies

Credit WMUK

The former CEO of Checker Motors in Kalamazoo has reportedly died in Florida. David Markin was 81.

The U.S. Tennis Association announced Markin’s death in an e-mail message to its members today. He served as the USTA’s president in 1989 and 1990. The organization sponsors the boy's tennis championships held in Kalamazoo each summer.

Markin also served on the Kalamazoo College Board of Trustees for 18 years, beginning in 1973.

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10:34 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Into the Woods: What happens after you get what you want?

Rudi Goddard (left) as Cinderella and Julia Smucker (right) as Little Red Riding Hood
Credit Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo College’s Festival Playhouse is kicking off their 50th anniversary Thursday with the musical Into the Woods. Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine is about what happens to the characters in Grimm’s fairy tales after the ‘happily ever after.’ 

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9:33 am
Sun May 12, 2013

K College announces Global Prize winners

Global Prize winners on stage SAturday
Credit Kalamazoo College

In a surprise finish Saturday, three organizations won Global Collaborative Social Justice Leadership awards from Kalamazoo College. The College's Arcus Center had originally planned to give one $25,000 global prize, plus a $5,000 regional award. But jurors considering the entries asked that the college award three $10,000 global prizes. One went to the Dalia Association that helps Palestinians create their own businesses through "micro loans", raising the money within their communities.

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