Focus – Gaining Scope with HHMI

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What is Focus

“Focus” is a space where the Kalamazoo College Inclusive Excellence team shares notable news and stories of the 57 colleges and universities that received the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence (IE) grant in 2018. Kalamazoo College’s science/math division was awarded the HHMI-IE grant in 2018.

Kalamazoo College Inclusive Excellence

The Kalamazoo College Inclusive Excellence (KCIE) work grew out of the HHMI-IE grant awarded to the College’s science/math division in 2018.

Read more specifics about KCIE and within HHMI

Notable HHMI Projects

Still Celebrating Black History 2024 – Part 4

Still Celebrating Black History 2024 – Part 4

Did you enjoy the beautiful 61° weather yesterday? Unbelievable for February in Michigan, right? How are our strange weather patterns linked to climate change? What do you know about environmental and climate justice? This repost story was written by our Director of Environmental Studies, Dr. Binney Girdler, and is about Dr. Robert Bullard the “father of environmental studies.”

Celebrating Black History 2024 – Part 3

Celebrating Black History 2024 – Part 3

It’s been interesting to me to re-read these stories; history has a way of repeating… This week’s story is one about the highest court in the land [The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS)] and its impact on the lives of people. Although written in March of 2022, it could have been written today with the monumental decisions that the Court will be making in a matter of weeks or months.