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Imaginary Worlds: Programming from Scratch
At Calvin's Imaginary Worlds computer camps, local kids are learning the basics of computer programming by making video games.
July 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A team of six Calvin business, engineering and computer science majors took first place in the 2010 “Innovation Encounter”—an inventive problem solving competition hosted by Lawrence Tech University. Calvin competed with five other colleges and universities in developing a new idea for a smart phone application to interface with vehicle systems.
November 05, 2010 | Matt
Inspiring a new generation of givers
“The Gift of All: A Community of Givers” is a documentary about local philanthropy directed by Calvin film professor Daniel Garcia.
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Interim 2009: Handling disaster
CAS professor Patric Spence teaching the class titled “Handling Disaster.” Topics for the 15 days included everything from crisis management planning to emergency communication.
January 21, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Interim 2009: The lying life of the spy
A fact-finding session began the opening class of the interim “Spies, Lies and National Security.” Professor Bill Stevenson, the mastermind of the class, was training his students to gather information. He was teaching them, in fact, to be spies.
January 09, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Creating the next big thing
Students in a Calvin interim class are learning lessons on creativity and failure.
January 13, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
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
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Luncheon celebrates student research
The annual summer luncheon is orchestrated to help students connect with those who help fund their research fellowships. Professors working with research fellows come, too, to celebrate the opportunities Calvin students have to do get hands-on experience in their academic fields.
August 01, 2008 | Allison Graff
Making sense of the financial crisis
Calvin business professor Leonard Van Drunen and economics professor Scott Vander Linde sat down with communication and marketing's senior writer Myrna Anderson for a conversation about the crisis.
October 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Mastering the art of practice
Calvin College kinesiology professor Julie Walton is the recipient of the 2014 Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
May 09, 2014 | Phil de Haan
Melissa Haegert Dykhuis '10
She grew up stargazing in Africa and researched asteroids at Calvin. Now Melissa Haegert Dykhuis is earning a doctorate in physics.
September 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Moving into the ISRx
Student researchers are making themselves at home in the science division's new 4,450 square-foot lab.
May 24, 2011 | Andrew Steiner , Myrna Anderson
Mustard Seed School
Emmy award-winning filmmaker and CAS prof Brian Fuller will be offering an exclusive screening of a documentary he worked on with some of his students during 2010 interim. On Friday, February 11, 2011, “A Shared Space: Learning from the Mustard Seed School,” will be screened at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.
January 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
New Girls Who Code chapter introduces girls to computer science
Calvin profs, alums and students are working together to inspire, educate and equip middle and high school girls for the field of computer science.
January 21, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
New Henry Chair takes a global focus
Kevin den Dulk says students must focus on Asia and the global south.
January 02, 2013 | Phil de Haan
New online app empowers returning citizens transitioning out of prison
The Calvin Prison Initiative and the Henry Institute have created the Returning Citizens Resources online application to empower returning citizens in their transition out of prison and into society.
January 26, 2018 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Novel NIH grant provides synergy in the student-faculty research experience
A trio of profs has teamed up to better understand the regulation of GLUT1.
September 25, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
NSF grant boosts Calvin's research infrastructure
A $338,000 grant from the National Science Foundation provides more research opportunities for students through access to more state of the art equipment.
October 15, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
Prof nominated for National Online Teacher of the Year
Part-time physics professor Andrew Vanden Heuvel '06 is one of five nominees for the National Online Teacher of the Year Award.
March 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson