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Destination: Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Grand Rapids ...
Whether they’re tutoring, painting murals or cleaning up hurricane debris, the 75 Calvin students who go on this year’s service-learning spring break trips will be sticking a little closer to home.
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
An NSF grant for better biology teaching
A $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow faculty to build more research into the biology classroom.
March 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Bratt earns exemplary teaching award
History professor James Bratt has earned the highest honor that Calvin bestows on a faculty member.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Learning Latin online
In the fall 2010 semester, off-campus students will be able to take Calvin Latin classes online in a new program spearheaded by Professor David Noe.
June 19, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Yonker is Professor of the Year
This year, Julie Yonker received the senior class' highest honor—and the traditional donuts.
April 30, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Kalamazoo River oil spill: Q&A
Gerry Van Kooten, who worked on the recovery of Prince William Sound after the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, talked about the difference between ocean and river cleanup, how to get rid of all that oil and about nature's ability to rebound in the current Michigan's Kalamazoo River oil spill.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Leaving a legacy: Highlighting President Byker's 16 years of service
President Byker is retiring at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year.
May 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
How do Calvin faculty and staff produce a traditional feast when they travel outside the country?
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Mourning Marvin Zuidema
In his 43 years at Calvin, Marv Zuidema coached tennis, baseball, and, for 36 years, soccer.
June 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Tigchelaar: Professor of the Year
Biology professor Peter Tigchelaar wins Professor of the Year.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A perennial: the Native Plant Sale
Calvin will host its sixth-annual Native Plant Sale at the Bunker Interpretive Center.
April 28, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Templeton grant for religious tolerance
A $189,000 grant from the Templeton foundation is funding an ambitious project on religious tolerance.
April 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
Professor emeritus Edward Ericson, Jr. reflects on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In 1983, Solzhenitsyn collaborated with Ericson on an abridgment of “The Gulag Archipelago,” a partnership that allowed the Calvin professor to stay with the author at his Vermont home. Ericson is currently editing a collection of Solzhenitsyn essays, which will soon be translated into Russian.
August 05, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Recently, Lori Keen, the lab services manager for the biology department was sitting among her colleagues in the Calvin chapel—puzzling over just how long she had worked for Calvin—when she heard Calvin’s president calling her name.
June 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
CTC performs The Mystery of Edwin Drood
In this musical adaptation of Dickens' unfinished mystery, the audience chooses the outcome.
November 01, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Van Liere lands prestigious fellowship
To understand the medieval Christian fascination with the Hebrew Bible, Frans van Liere will study where Einstein studied.
February 24, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A Q&A on randomness and God's providence
A $1.7 million grant from the Templeton foundation will allow Jim Bradley to study how "God can have it both ways."
July 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Unlearn Week kicks off a yearlong conversation about anti-racism.
October 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson