Showing 1 - 20 of 38 for "interim trips"
Students at the epicenter of American politics
From meeting with think tanks to members of Congress to attending the presidential inauguration, Calvin College students are gaining a new perspective on American politics this January.
January 20, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Andrew Pruim
Sophomore Andrew Pruim spent the month of January in the German Interim Abroad program. He learned more about the German language and culture and did a little dancing too.
February 12, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, longtime English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. He's remembered as a great teacher and an encouraging mentor who cared deeply about students.
July 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Students of the sky
"After an introduction to variable stars and the modeling that is being done to understand their behavior, students were put in groups with Calvin students and allowed to examine the data with sophisticated software in order to look for trace patterns."
February 18, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Interim: Around the world
Check out video of the "Amazing Race" and Galapagos-Amazonia. And read student blogs from India, Hawaii and more.
January 28, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Helping middle schoolers see the sky
"It was usable for everybody. That was part of the reason why I created the software. I am really hoping it instills not only an enjoyment in astronomy but in science in general."
January 28, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Interim: Creating quadcopters
Four teams of engineering students have spent January designing and building remote-controlled aircraft.
January 22, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen
Interim: The language of the African-American church
Students are learning about preaching, praising, praying and testifying within the black oral tradition.
January 18, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Exploring the mythological roots of Hollywood film
This January, students are studying classical myths and the contemporary films that spring from them.
January 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Immersion into India
During interim, some Calvin students worked in business internships in Hyderabad.
March 09, 2012 | 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
Interim: Food as fuel and more
Students in a Calvin kinesiology class are learning not only about how food operates as fuel, but also how it can function in deeper, spiritual ways.
January 18, 2012 | Phil de Haan
Interim: Making meaning from scrap fabrics
Students in Sandra Clevenger's quilting class are learning more about a social and cultural phenomenon.
January 13, 2012 | Laurie Lemmen
Interim: Creating the next big thing
Students in a Calvin interim class are learning lessons on creativity and failure.
January 13, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
In her own backyard
Mary Abma created a sculptural herbarium of every invasive species in her lawn.
January 12, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Student blogs
Interning in India, excavating in Jordan, exploring development in Cambodia and engineering firms in Europe. And they're blogging!
January 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Learning about local foods
An interim class learns about eating healthier, more sustainably and more homemade.
January 06, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Preserving and presenting in Umm el-Jimal
History professor Bert de Vries is preserving an ancient house in Umm el-Jimal, Jordan through a grant from the U.S. State Department.
August 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
New interims for 2012
Students doing an on-campus interim will have three new choices next year.
March 29, 2011 | Theo Voss , Myrna Anderson , Steve Barkema