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Computer Science Department Gains Endowed Professorship with Gift | Kalamazoo College

Judith Bollinger ’77, a Kalamazoo College trustee, and her husband, William, are creating the Judith and William Bollinger Endowed Professorship in Computer Science with a generous gift to K.

A generous gift from a Kalamazoo College alumna and her spouse will support the institution’s students and its strategic plan, Advancing Kalamazoo College: A Strategic Vision for 2023, by funding the Judith and William Bollinger Endowed Professorship in Computer Science.

“We are deeply honored and grateful to the Bollingers for this wonderful gift,” Kalamazoo College President Jorge G. Gonzalez said. “This endowment will strengthen our Computer Science Department and invest in

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Talking Trash With Laura Markley, Waste and Plastics Researcher in the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Laura Markley

Laura Markley is a scientist and a communicator who has been weaving these two skillsets together throughout her academic career. Currently a Ph.D. candidate in civil and environmental engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), Markley studies plastics, water pollution and perceptions of the general public on environmental and sustainability issues.

She is also the force behind the blog WasteFreePhD.com, where she writes about the science of sustainability—including her own research—and shares insights on practical ways the common consumer can reduce waste.

The product of two sustainability-minded parents, Markley has been passionate about the environment

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Ed-Tech hosts early college program for local students

Almont High School senior Trey Trevithick chats with fellow Early College student, North Branch senior Laurali Campbell, on Wednesday after a college-level class at Ed-Tech. Photo by Nicholas Pugliese

ATTICA TWP. — Trey Trevithick, a senior at Almont High School, and North Branch High School senior Laurali Campbell have very different plans after they graduate.

Trevithick is currently involved with a pathway in computer science but is thinking of making a switch to automotive, which Campbell is devoted to the plan to become a teacher with a focus on becoming a literacy coach for elementary students.

They call two different

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