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Youth Writing Festivals
A 27-year Calvin College tradition has a new name, a new logo and an expanded audience.
April 09, 2003 | Myrna Anderson
Meeter Center hosts institute for high school teachers
In 16th-century France, Protestants and Catholics living in the same village wrestled with questions like the following: what if your Protestant grandson wants to marry a Catholic girl? High school teachers will have the opportunity to wrestle with these and other related questions via “Making Sense of the Reformation.”
September 01, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
A grant for teaching reading
A $200,000 Teacher Quality Grant allows Calvin's education department to enhance the teaching of reading in local schools.
August 29, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Prayer Summit reflections
Calvin staff and faculty share their experiences of the CRC Prayer Summit held in April at All Nations Church.
May 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns Paul Sytsema
Paul Sytsema is remembered for serving his colleagues all across campus and for his unflagging good humor.
November 02, 2012 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
Researching Ottoman worldviews in Turkey
Doug Howard is writing a history of an early-modern empire that is powerful, prosperous and melancholic.
April 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Interning in India
Students taking the new “Business as Mission” will spend two weeks working in businesses Hyderabad, India. And they'll see the Taj Mahal.
November 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Renewal in Liberia
Calvin partners to rebuild war-ravaged nation through social work program.
November 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson '01
Behind the fireworks: Louters is exemplary teacher
He's a teacher, scholar, mentor and biochem pioneer who traffics in flaming soap bubbles.
February 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Anthropology professor wins leadership award
Mwenda Ntarangwi was honored with the Distinguished Leadership and Scholarship Award from the Association for Africanist Anthropology.
December 03, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Longest-working woman: Barbara Sluiter
In her 56 years as a cataloging librarian, Barbara Sluiter (who died in 2009) probably handled every book in the library.
March 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Crime and Detective Fiction
Students are meeting everybody from Miss Marple to Sam Spade in an interim class on detective fiction.
January 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Kalamazoo River oil spill: Q&A
Gerry Van Kooten, who worked on the recovery of Prince William Sound after the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, talked about the difference between ocean and river cleanup, how to get rid of all that oil and about nature's ability to rebound in the current Michigan's Kalamazoo River oil spill.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
More Open Doors
Calvin ranks second nationally among baccalaureate institutions for the total number of students who study abroad.
February 15, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin hosts Reformed conference
Leaders in Reformed Christianity and Reformed Christian education from all over the globe will converge on the Calvin College campus from Tuesday through Thursday, June 15-17, 2010.
June 04, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
This year, Unlearn Week, held from October 4 through 9, includes events about the Obama Administration, cross-racial adoption and the Asian experience.
October 05, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Return of the native plants
Earlier this week at Calvin’s Lake Drive greenhouse, Jane Warners took a moment to talk about the plant she was re-potting: “This is bergamot. It’s part of the mint family, and it reproduces like crazy.”
May 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Sustainability: facts, tips, discussion
There are two new resources geared to educating and motivating the Calvin community toward greater environmental sustainability: the Campus Sustainability Guide and the Green Wiki.
April 17, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Global Hunger and Food Security lecture series
A yearlong lecture series highlights the importance of preserving farmland and water resources.
November 28, 2011 | Myrna Anderson