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Destination: Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Grand Rapids ...
Whether they’re tutoring, painting murals or cleaning up hurricane debris, the 75 Calvin students who go on this year’s service-learning spring break trips will be sticking a little closer to home.
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Kuyers introduces whatiflearning.com
A new website from the Kuyers Institute puts the giving in math, the community in history and the wonder in flowers.
August 22, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $58,500 from the EPA
The Plaster Creek Stewards received a $58,500 grant from the EPA to clean up a local watershed.
June 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Examining sprawl, reimagining our cities
“A Field Guide to Sprawl,” on display at the gallery from November 14 through December 20, includes 50 aerial images, each cataloging a different ungainly aspect of urban development.
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
ISRI awards scholarships to incoming students
The Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) will award a total of $32,000 in scholarships to up to eight current and incoming students in 2009–2010 through a $581,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Video: Black Friday at the Campus Store
They lined up for hours ...
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A scholar in refuge
Zimbabwean professor Richard Nenge has found a temporary home at Calvin through the Scholar Rescue Fund program.
January 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Ten students representing four academic majors pitched their bright ideas in Calvin's first-annual Elevator Pitch Competition.
November 11, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Student uses Pepsi grant to care for strays
Alissa Hoekstra's 5k grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project will be used to help her local animal shelter.
December 13, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
David: A Play with Psalms
A play pulled straight from the Bible highlights some of the anti-heroic episodes in the life of the biblical king.
January 11, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Researching the CRC's work with Cuban refugees
The CRC's embrace of Cuban refugees in the 1960s—a signal event in CRC history—opened the denomination to other cultures.
July 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The Goldwater five
Each of the five students at the table—Leisman, Cok, Tasker, Ferdinands and Haegert—is a recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Together they are the largest contingent of Goldwater Scholars ever to study at Calvin.
April 29, 2009 | 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
Filmmakers, composers, artists: a collaboration
Music student composed the scores and graphic arts students created the look for Calvin student films.
May 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin history professor writes landmark text on Christianity in China
Daniel Bays has written the first comprehensive history of Christianity in China since 1929.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Fulbright to teach English in Turkey
Emily Pope is captivated by the history, archeology and culture of the Middle East.
May 22, 2012 | 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
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