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Rebecca Wagener, '21, Brings Context to Recent Gift of South American Artifacts

Rebecca Wagener, '21

Rebecca Wagener, '21
"Unless we can provide a context for indigenous objects, we might as well not have them," says professor of art and art history Bille Wickre, referring to a collection of pre-Columbian art recently given to Albion College. Researching that context—which Wickre calls "a gift to the world"—was an ideal summer project for Rebecca Wagener, '21 (left).

Rebecca Wagener, '21, Brings Context to Recent Gift of South American Artifacts

Rebecca Wagener, '21

Rebecca Wagener, '21
"Unless we can provide a context for indigenous objects, we might as well not have them," says professor of art and art history Bille Wickre, referring to a collection of pre-Columbian art recently given to Albion College. Researching that context—which Wickre calls "a gift to the world"—was an ideal summer project for Rebecca Wagener, '21 (left).

History Professor Dr. Wesley Arden Dick Reflects on the Passing of Rep. John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis and Dr. Wesley Arden Dick, March 31, 2015

Rep. John Lewis and Dr. Wesley Arden Dick, March 31, 2015
"Late Friday night, July 27, television programs were interrupted by the very sad news that Civil Rights giant John Lewis had died following a battle with cancer," Dick writes. "My generation was introduced to John Lewis through his bravery and we followed his political career as a congressman from Atlanta, Ga. As a professor, one of my joys is telling his story to my history students."

Albion College, Wilson Institute Launch Comprehensive Public Health Initiative

Albion College sign

Albion College sign
Led by 1977 alumnus James Wilson, M.D. Ph.D., a renowned medical scientist, Albion College has launched an ambitious Comprehensive Public Health Initiative that will advance community conversation and understanding of the social, political, economic and public health dimensions of the coronavirus pandemic and is beginning work with students, staff, faculty and community members to address the ongoing toll of COVID-19.

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