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A premiere business plan
Kelly LeCoy, a 2011 Calvin grad, has now won three business plan competitions in three months. On Tuesday, May 31, she won the 5X5, an initiative launched by ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. She was awarded $5,000 to put toward her idea, "Uptown Kitchen."
June 01, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Researching the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Hendriksma wins Spoelhof Award
Jane Hendriksma, Calvin's dean of students for judicial affairs, won the 2011 William Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Galaxies far, far away ...
Astronomy professor Deb Haarsma and her student researchers study the largest galaxies in the universe.
June 17, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Senior design project recognized nationally
A team of five 2011 engineering grads placed seventh nationally at the Supermileage competition, an international competition put on by the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE), which challenges students to design fuel-efficient, single-person vehicles.
June 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
The economic impact of year-round schooling
A professor-student duo researches the economics of studying all the year 'round.
June 24, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Researching how berberine works on diabetes
Larry Louters and four student researchers are studying how berberine works on diabetes.
June 30, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Video: Using electrophysiology to study the brain
A biochemistry major and two professors are using electrophysiology to study brain tissue.
July 29, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Exploring leadership, climbing peaks: Snow Mountain Ranch
Students learn to wrangle horses, clean toilets and serve as leaders at the Leadership Challenge Institute at Snow Mountain Ranch.
August 22, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Streetfest leaders re-vitalize Camp Waltman Lake
Streetfest leaders were scrubbing, remodeling and staying a step ahead of the beaver at Camp Waltman Lake: Calvin's 319-acre retreat.
September 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Student senate launches bike share
Forty more students signed up for the semester loan than senate had bikes for.
October 03, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Video: A view of science research
This summer nearly 90 science students researched everything from the human eye to herring gulls. Watch the video.
October 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
International student in the executive chair
Nana Owusu-Achau is mid-way through a historic first semester as student body president.
October 25, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Senior wins regional Idea Pitch
Kim VandenAkker, the winner of this year's Elevator Pitch, recently won the regional Idea Pitch.
November 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Abstraction renovates computers for Nicaragua
Calvin's computer science student organization spent a Saturday restoring computers for Christian school teachers in Managua.
December 01, 2011 | 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
Let the bidding begin: annual service auctions
Calvin's residence halls auctioned off homemade goods—and offbeat services—to benefit the NGOs they partner with.
December 13, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
International home for the holidays
International students who can't go home for the holidays find a Christmas atmosphere at Knollcrest East.
December 14, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Chemistry and Christmas
Chemistry professor Larry Louters and student Ola Alabi were the architects of the first-ever Christmas chemistry camp.
December 22, 2011 | Myrna Anderson