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Vink to Present Pisgah Results
On Wednesday, October 5, Calvin senior Rob Vink will share the results of his summer research on a venerable Michigan sand dune with the people who know it best.
October 01, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
Making A Difference (With Coffee)
The seminar, the first event of the year for Calvin's Social Justice Committee (SJC), was a tutorial on fair trade practices in the global coffee market.
October 10, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
January Series Announces 2006 Roster
The lineup is set for the 2006 January Series of Calvin College and it will feature its usual collection of top-notch experts from around the world.
November 08, 2005 | N/A
Calvin Among Study Abroad Leaders
The Institute for International Education (IIE) has released its annual "Open Doors" report, a summary of study abroad by U.S. college and university students.
November 15, 2005 | N/A
Peter Fish Brings in $3,500
This year's Peter Fish collection at Calvin College has netted almost $3,500 for world hunger relief.
November 21, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
Dean of Chapel writes On unrequited love
Unrequited love is a universal theme says Calvin College professor and dean of the chapel Laura Smit.
January 09, 2006 | Phil de Haan
Two Seniors Selected for Teach America
Two Calvin seniors have been accepted to join the elite cadre of students recruited by Teach for America to teach for two years in classrooms in the urban and rural U.S.
February 16, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin Prof Gets MCC Award
Calvin College biology professor Dave Warners is being honored by the Michigan Campus Compact with an MCC Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award.
February 16, 2006 | N/A
Bratt Receives Teaching Award
After 30 years in the classroom, teaching is still a thrill for Calvin College classics professor Ken Bratt, the 2006 winner of the college's Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
February 20, 2006 | N/A
Rangeela Is February 24-25
Traditionally Rangeela, an international variety show at Calvin College, celebrates the songs, dances, costumes and dramas of the many cultures that make Calvin home.
February 20, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Marking Women's History Month
Calvin College will offer a variety of events in March to mark Women's History Month, including a film series and a trio of lectures.
February 22, 2006 | N/A
Service-Learning Center to Celebrate 40
The Service-Learning Center at Calvin College will celebrate its 40th anniversary from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 in the Great Hall of the college's Prince Conference Center.
March 01, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Spring Break Service Trips Set to Depart
From March 17 through 25, while students nationwide join the annual spring break exodus to the beach, 75 Calvin students with less leisurely agendas will be trekking to seven locales on the college’s spring break service-learning trips.
March 10, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
A Fashion Show and Sweatshop Simulation
The Fashion Advisory Board (FAB) at Calvin College will pair a fashion show with a sweatshop simulation to raise awareness of fashion as both an art form and a legitimate interest for Christians.
March 22, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Prof edits book with Earth Day theme
"Living the Good Life on God's Good Earth" is edited by Calvin biology professor David Koetje and takes a close look at such everyday issues as housing, food, clothing, energy consumption and recreation.
April 03, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Warners Garners Two Awards
Dave Warners, a professor of biology, received the Mary Jane Dockery Award last week from the Land Conservancy of West Michigan (joining Calvin colleague Randy VanDragt as one of two honorees). Then today he was honored as the 2006 Professor of the Year by the senior class at Calvin
May 03, 2006 | N/A
Senior Wins Prestigious Writing Award
A Calvin College senior has won the first prize in the fiction division of the 2005-2006 Conference on Christianity and Literature Student Writing Contest.
May 16, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin Student Wins THX Contest
A Calvin College sophomore is one of 10 winners of the first-ever “Create a THX Trailer Contest,” sponsored by THX, Ltd., the sound quality company founded by Star Wars director George Lucas.
July 17, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Home In A Wilderness Fort: Copper Harbor
Charlotte Otten has penned a variety of books, including everything from traditional children's books to an examination of werewolves!
July 19, 2006 | Phil de Haan