Showing 1 - 20 of 22 for "environment"
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $1.1 million grant
A group working to restore Michigan's most contaminated watershed recently received its largest grant to date.
October 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News recognizes Calvin College for its undergraduate research
Calvin is on a short list of institutions that U.S. News & World Report highlights as outstanding examples of undergraduate research and creative projects.
September 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin students showcase their summer research projects
On Wednesday, July 23, student researchers in Calvin's science departments gave the public a glimpse of their work during an inaugural science research open house.
August 06, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin earns Tree Campus USA designation
For the second year in a row, Calvin College was named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
April 21, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Annaka Scheeres
This summer, Calvin students are keeping us informed on where they are and what they're doing—from working the Google HelpDesk in Seattle to engineering a bridge in Kenya.
August 19, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Engineers' project wins disaster shelter competition
A senior design team won the World Vision Disaster Shelter Competition at John Brown University.
April 25, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
CERF's latest: change the bulbs
The Calvin Energy Recovery Fund has retrofitted North Hall with new lighting that will save the college thousands.
June 14, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
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
Tapping Calvin's maple resources
Environmental studies professor James Skillen is no stranger to syrup.
March 09, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
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
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
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
Interim: Global Crisis?
This DCM spotlights climate change, water and food scarcity, mineral depletion, pollution, habitat loss and overpopulation.
January 25, 2011 | Megan Taylor
Go Green, Go Dutch, Go Bike
Henk Aay plans to see the moving elephants and the birds' nests while pedaling.
September 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: James Skillen
In an ideal world, Calvin professor James Skillen says, his job description would be simple: backpacking. "Unfortunately, though, that’s not how it works," he joked.
August 31, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Aay lands Fulbright
Images of the Netherlands—in paintings, photographs and films—have always had a significant impact on how Americans viewed the Dutch homeland, said Calvin professor of geology, geography and environmental studies (GEO) Henk Aay.
April 26, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin students Jodi Unema and Josh Garone work as summer preserve stewards in Calvin's 90-acre Ecosystem Preserve and dive into some bird-monitoring right after the 08-09 school year was done.
June 12, 2009 | Allison Graff
A thousand mile walk
Calvin alumna Loreen Niewenhuis '85 will spend the next seven months walking around Lake Michigan.
April 10, 2009 | Matt Kucinski