Showing 1 - 20 of 30 for "environment"
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
A thousand mile walk
Calvin alumna Loreen Niewenhuis '85 will spend the next seven months walking around Lake Michigan.
April 10, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
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
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
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 College advances its commitment to environmental sustainability
On Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 4 p.m., Calvin College President Michael Le Roy signed Second Nature’s Presidents’ Climate Commitment.
December 06, 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 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
Faculty Profile: Jennifer Steensma
Maybe it is no surprise that Calvin professor of art, Jennifer Steensma Hoag got into photography; she was born in Rochester, N.Y., the headquarters of Eastman Kodak.
September 30, 2008 | Katie Landan
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