Showing 1 - 20 of 26 for "Environmental"
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
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
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
Calvin alum's Fulbright focuses on conservation efforts in Nicaragua
Through a Fulbright scholarship, Joel Betts '14 will be assessing the extent of agricultural and hurricane-induced forest loss in an indigenous territory in Nicaragua.
May 10, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
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
Calvin engineers take second place at Disaster Shelter Design Competition
A team of Calvin College students placed second at the 7th Annual Disaster Shelter Design Competition, sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse International.
May 03, 2018 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin scores silver rating for sustainability
Calvin College received a silver rating in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).
September 20, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
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
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
Ecosystem Preserve expands, adds a new avenue for adventure
Calvin added four more acres to the public portion of its Ecosystem Preserve. The added land includes interesting ecological features and a new trail which will be open to visitors in fall 2017.
October 23, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
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
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
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
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
Going wild: mitigation transforms campus
Calvin students Brian Schaap and Linda Van Andel see the benefit of their summer research every time they step foot on campus.
December 12, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Interim: Global Crisis?
This DCM spotlights climate change, water and food scarcity, mineral depletion, pollution, habitat loss and overpopulation.
January 25, 2011 | Megan Taylor
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Out of this world: Lunar sample comes to Calvin
A lunar sample will be displayed in Calvin's Bruce Dice Mineralogical Museum starting November 28.
November 22, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
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