Students Break Down Taboos Surrounding Mental Illness
A student organization at Alma College is working to change the conversation about mental health in Alma.
Posted: Thu, October 25th, 2012 at 1:04PM
Symposium Explores Critical Health Concern in Youth
Leading experts in cardiovascular medicine will discuss critical issues related to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes, at the first Alma College Health Symposium.
Posted: Wed, October 24th, 2012 at 9:14AM
Weekend of Highland Arts Features Kiltie Dancers
The third annual Alma College Weekend of Highland Arts will feature two days of dance competitions, workshops, professional exams and performances.
Posted: Tue, October 23rd, 2012 at 1:39PM
Class Leads Workshop at Correctional Facility
An Alma College instructor created a four-week long creative writing workshop at a local prison to teach her psychology students about group facilitation.
Posted: Tue, October 23rd, 2012 at 10:43AM
Dancers Perform Excerpts from 'The Nutcracker'
A tribute to 20th century modern dance pioneer Jose Limon and excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” will highlight the annual fall performance of the Alma College Dance Company.
Posted: Tue, October 23rd, 2012 at 9:47AM
Former Marine Champions Public Service, Leadership
A former U.S. Marine who co-founded a nonprofit organization in one of Africa’s largest slums and who champions a collaborative framework for thinking about leadership will speak at Alma College in commemoration of Veterans Day.
Posted: Tue, October 23rd, 2012 at 9:30AM
Jazz Ensemble Performs Calypso, Samba, Other Styles
The Alma College Jazz Ensemble will perform calypso, samba, funk and other jazz styles at its annual fall concert.
Posted: Tue, October 23rd, 2012 at 9:17AM
Visiting Scholar Projects Post-election Economy
A visiting scholar and economist from Maryland will discuss “What Is Next for the U.S. Economy Now That the Election is Over?” during a visit to Alma College.
Posted: Tue, October 23rd, 2012 at 8:30AM
Kiltie Marching Band Performs Annual Indoor Show
The 100-member Alma College Kiltie Marching Band presents its annual indoor show featuring music composed by contemporary rock pianist Ben Folds.
Posted: Tue, October 23rd, 2012 at 8:08AM
Faculty Artists Perform at Gala Benefit Musicale
Alma College faculty and guest artists will perform a mix of classical and popular works at the sixth annual Gala Benefit Musicale at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Remick Heritage Center.
Posted: Fri, October 19th, 2012 at 8:10AM
Islamic Scholar: 'What Would Dr. King Say?'
Omid Safi, a leading Islamic scholar whose research interests include progressive Islamic thought, social and intellectual history of premodern Islam, and Islamic mysticism, will give a public talk at Alma College.
Posted: Wed, October 17th, 2012 at 8:34AM
Historian Stays in Touch with Musical Training
J. Michael Raley teaches medieval and early modern European history, but he also looks forward to picking up his trombone and performing in front of an audience.
Posted: Mon, October 15th, 2012 at 9:44AM
Project Teaches Math, Science to Preschoolers
An Alma College faculty member has created a community-based research project to help teachers in Head Start preschool programs gain confidence in teaching mathematics and science.
Posted: Mon, October 15th, 2012 at 9:31AM
Class Explores Why 'Wisdom Really Matters'
An English professor at Alma College uses literature, spirituality and service learning to teach students about wisdom and why it matters.
Posted: Wed, October 10th, 2012 at 1:14PM
Gallery Showcases Paintings by Margaret Vega
The haunting imagery, stark composition and assumed permanence of stone angels are reflected in the newest art exhibit at Alma College.
Posted: Mon, October 8th, 2012 at 10:33AM
Homecoming Roundup: Court, Alumni, Reunions
Daniel Masy and Chelsea Duff were crowned homecoming king and queen.
Posted: Mon, October 8th, 2012 at 10:12AM
ASO Opens 53rd Season with 'Night at the Opera'
Guest soloists will perform scenes from beloved operatic masterpieces as the Alma Symphony Orchestra opens its 53rd season with “Night at the Opera.”
Posted: Wed, October 3rd, 2012 at 10:34AM
Insecurities, Dreams Clash in Theatric 'Picnic'
William Inge’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Picnic” explores themes of family, community, teen angst and the tension between individual insecurities and the draw of outside influences to follow one’s dreams.
Posted: Wed, October 3rd, 2012 at 9:00AM
Book by Lorenz Receives State History Award
The Historical Society of Michigan has presented a 2012 State History Award to Alma College Professor Ed Lorenz for his book, "Civic Empowerment in an Age of Corporate Greed."
Posted: Tue, October 2nd, 2012 at 9:23AM
Grand Marshal Family Has Deep Roots in Alma
The Skinner family gives the term “true Scot” a whole new meaning. A member of the family has attended Alma College at some point during every decade since the 1930s.
Posted: Mon, October 1st, 2012 at 7:56AM