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January's wakeup call
For five years, Calvin philosophy professor Matt Halteman and art professor Adam Wolpa have collaborated on Wake Up Weekend, the annual winter gathering of local and national animal advocacy organizations to be held January 22 and 23, 2010 .
January 04, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin celebrates Black History Month
In February, the Calvin community will learn about the freed slave who founded the Baptist Church in Liberia, the Tuskegee Airmen and soul food.
February 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Healthy Habits gears up for a Six-a-Day Challenge
Healthy Habits is building on its popular “Five-a-Day” initiative, a program that encouraged people to eat five colors of food groups every day.
April 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Teaching the literacies in local schools
Calvin secondary education majors are using games, music, art and other strategies to teach literacy in two local middle schools.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Media Showcase: superheroes on deck
The annual Media Showcase has gotten so big, it's shifting venues.
December 08, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
The audience choice
Three Calvin media production majors created a superhero with an unusual superpower for their entry in this year’s 48 Hour Film Project.
June 23, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Students reflect on the January Series
An interim class is giving their insights on the many speakers and topics covered in the January Series.
January 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Schmidt a finalist for National Book Award
Okay for Now, the latest young adult novel by Gary Schmidt, could win top honors from the National Book Association.
November 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Patterson lands Fulbright to research in Zambia
Throughout her life, Amy Patterson has worked in Senegal, taught in Ghana and studied AIDS advocacy in Zambia.
April 01, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Crime and Detective Fiction
Students are meeting everybody from Miss Marple to Sam Spade in an interim class on detective fiction.
January 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The Fine Arts Center
Soon, the FAC will be closing for construction. The final concert is meant to pay tribute to the site for its many concerts, plays, lectures, chapel services and other gatherings.
May 07, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Art prof is state's art teacher
Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk has been recognized as the MAEA Higher Ed Teacher of the Year.
September 12, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
The Wednesday Wars debuts
The interim class taught by Calvin alum Kirsten Kelly has put The Wednesday Wars onstage.
January 27, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A prodigal gift of art
Calvin College was given the Gerbens family's entire Prodigal Son collection as a gift.
January 09, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Student collaboration wins Best Student Film
An animated film created by Calvin media production, music and graphic art students was honored at the Chicago Film Festival.
November 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
For ArtPrize, River City Improv offers “Congratulations!”
River City Improv will be on the Blue Bridge on Saturday, cheering for all comers.
September 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Four out of 300
Four Calvin professors from four different disciplines were numbered among "The 300 Best Professors" from the Princeton Review.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A: A Christian approach to teaching languages
Calvin professors of German, French and Chinese discuss how foreign language pedagogy has changed and how to teach a language Christian-ly.
June 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Gift to all
Daniel Garcia spent two years filming conversations with 32 local philanthropists. From those conversations he created a documentary titled “The Gift of All: A Community of Givers.”
May 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Chatting with Randy Wolthuis
After 10 years as director of the Broene Counseling Center, Randy Wolthuis is leaving Calvin to re-enter private practice as a specialist in marital issues.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson