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Atop St. Adalbert's Basilica
On a recent Friday evening, Michael Rodriguez left his keys behind at work. His workplace was locked. It was also 150 feet in the air—at the top of the scaffolding that currently runs alongside the south bell tower of the Basilica of St. Adalbert.
August 16, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Banff Film Festival stops at Calvin
Mountain-climbers, cave explorers, white-water rafters and dancing cormorants are coming to Calvin via the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
March 23, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Beckman Grant funds indepth student research
Calvin College has won a prestigious $77,000 grant from the Beckman Scholars Program to give expanded, intensive research experiences to a handful of Calvin students.
April 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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
Biographies from another era
Part of the homework in psychology 209 is creating the life histories of older adults.
May 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Biology major awarded major EPA research fellowship
Calvin biology major Tyler Bleeker was awarded a Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship by the Environmental Protection Agency. The total amount of the award is $48,900.
June 03, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Biology student presents research at Harvard
Peter Boersma attended the Cornea Research Conference at Harvard Medical School Oct. 16-17.
October 23, 2015 | Rachel Watson
BizPlan: big plans, tough questions
Five teams presented business plans to compete for prizes ranging from $100–$1000.
April 05, 2011 | Theo Voss
Blankespoor named Brummel Chair
Professor Ron Blankespoor installed as the first-ever holder of the Brummel Chair in Organic Chemistry at Calvin College.
September 27, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Blessing and surprise: music major wins scholarship
Rasendrahasina received the Betty Van Andel Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship was the largest awarded by Opera Grand Rapids this year.
May 31, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Book on Chinese grammar
Qin and Larry Herzberg, professors of Asian Studies, recently co-authored "Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors." The book serves as a quick-reference supplement to any course of Mandarin Chinese language study. The text helps learners avoid the most common errors non-native speakers make when translating from English into Chinese. Stone Bridge Press published the book earlier this month.
December 10, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Brand Design class welcomes Clean Water Institute of Calvin College as its next client
ARTS 355 students will help CWICC gain support and build its reputation through creation of a digital brand.
February 26, 2016 | Rachel Watson
Bratt earns exemplary teaching award
History professor James Bratt has earned the highest honor that Calvin bestows on a faculty member.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Bringing the station wagon back to life
A new Calvin faculty member's documentary about the station wagon is up for an Emmy.
April 11, 2013 | Lynn Rosendale
BUS 381: Harley vibes, better mops
This past semester, senior information systems major Aravind Ranganathan learned that riding a motorcycle is tiring; the vibrations produced by the machine can exhaust a rider.
June 02, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Business Matters | The Banner
Let’s face it: business has an image problem. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, businesses in the United States gained 732,000 jobs in 2014. Business growth is clearly leading the U.S.’s economic recovery. And yet a recent Gallup study asking Americans to rate the honesty and ethical standards of various professions found that the only ones ranked lower than businesspeople were politicians—specifically members of Congress.
September 01, 2015
Business Partners Awards Luncheon focuses on employee engagement
On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Calvin College will honor businesses and individuals that have partnered with the college's business program.
September 17, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Bykers share Spoelhof Award
Gaylen and Susan Byker were named the 2012 winners of the Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 01, 2012 | Phil de Haan
CALL program empowers seniors to continue their education
Throughout its two decades, the Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning has created a meaningful way for retirees to continue their education.
November 16, 2015 | Rachel Watson