For Marissa Cloutier, '14, a beautiful new community kitchen in a rural African village underscored a lesson of how not to do aid work. "The kitchen, which was built several years ago by an aid organization, has never been used because the community believes it is unsafe to cook in an enclosed structure," said Cloutier. "They were cooking on clay stoves outside and the new building remains unused."
"I was chosen to participate in the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)," writes the biology and biochemistry major. "I worked in the lab of Dr. Ramani Ramchandran in the Pediatric Research Department. The research project I contributed to may eventually lead to a treatment for humangeoma tumors in infants." Tu is also a member of the Institute for Health Sciences and the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program.
Albion College political science professor Carrie Booth Walling looks at the evolution of the United Nations Security Council’s intervention in human rights crises in her new book, All Necessary Measures, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.
The Albion College Canoe Club achieved a second-place finish in the Outdoorsman Triathlon’s Collegiate Relay Series. The event was contested Sept. 28-29 in Wesser, N.C.
Cindy (Cardwell) Fast, '08, Albion psychology and neuroscience alum, received the 2013 Pavlovian Society Poster Award at the Society’s annual meeting, in Austin, Texas, on September 28. The award acknowledged the quality of her research, which examines both brain and learning mechanisms that affect imagery in rats.
Jocelyn McWhirter, associate professor of religious studies, is participating in a 2013-14 colloquy on Religious Commitments in the Undergraduate Classroom. The gathering of 20 religious studies professors first met this past June and will convene again for multiday sessions in February and June 2014. According to the Wabash Center, “At first glance, it might seem odd that there should be a question about the place of religious commitments in undergraduate classes in religion and theology. But most teachers in undergraduate settings know first-hand the force of the question."
- Albion Theatre Students Are a Hit Backstage at Ohio Light Opera
- Sculptor Middlebrook, '66, Celebrates Monumental Year
- Malus, '15, Does Bronze Age Dental Detective Work in India
- Matthew vandenBerg Named Associate VP of Development
- Silvestri, '15, Enjoying Chemistry in the Lab, on the Field
- Official College Messages Following the Storm of September 11, 2013
- Community Day Scores Win for Area Kids
- Booth Walling Weighs In on Syria Debate in Detroit Free Press
- Major Gift Advances Albion College Soccer/Lacrosse Project
- Six to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award at Homecoming 2013