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To China—with the help of a Gilman
Cottingham, an information systems major and Chinese language minor, recently landed a $4,500 scholarship from the Benjamin A. Gilman Foundation to fund his China studies
August 15, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Traveling a sustainable path
At the fifth biennial Sustainability Summit, faculty, staff and students examined ongoing and potential programs with environmental benefits for Calvin.
June 09, 2015 | Gina de Haan
Tray-less is more
Calvin's dining services is working to become green and has started with “Tray-Choice” Tuesdays, intended to promote savings in food, water, energy consumption and waste.
March 20, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Two $200,000 grants for improving teacher quality
Calvin faculty are working with teachers from area schools to improve their teaching of writing, math.
April 11, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Two Fulbrights, two continents
Johnathan Bascom will spend his Fulbright year in Ethiopia, and Corwin Smidt will spend his in The Netherlands.
April 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Two Goldwaters, two NSF fellowships
Four Calvin science students have landed prestigious research awards.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Two Seniors Selected for Teach America
Two Calvin seniors have been accepted to join the elite cadre of students recruited by Teach for America to teach for two years in classrooms in the urban and rural U.S.
February 16, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
It all started one summer afternoon when Calvin juniors Ahna Terpstra and Kayla Rosendale were comparing their shoes.
October 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Two threads emerge from impressive January Series lineup
The power of story and global security are two threads woven throughout an impressive lineup that includes a Holocaust survivor, "America's young Nelson Mandela" and a former NATO Commander.
October 28, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News gives Calvin high marks
U.S. News & World Report gives Calvin high marks for its strong commitment to teaching and service-learning and for the quality of its first-year experience.
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
uKnight: Sem Pond Jump
Can three alums persuade President Le Roy to take the plunge?
February 08, 2013 | Matt Kucinski , Steven Niedzielski , Myrna Anderson
Unborn Week celebrates human life
Unborn Week began at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon with representatives from Bethany Christian Services of Grand Rapids speaking to students in the DeVos Communications Center.
March 04, 2009 | Matt Decker
Undefeated: The 1960–'61 men's basketball team
The 1960–61 men's basketball team was the first to go through a season undefeated.
February 22, 2013 | Jeff Febus
The play "Incognito" is one of the events the Office for Multicultural Affairs is including as part of Unlearn Week—a series of programs that challenges the generalizations, stereotypes and assumptions underlying racism. Unlearn Week runs through Friday, Oct. 11.
October 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
This year, Unlearn Week, held from October 4 through 9, includes events about the Obama Administration, cross-racial adoption and the Asian experience.
October 05, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Unlearn Week kicks off a yearlong conversation about anti-racism.
October 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Unlearn Week 2012
This year's week of anti-racism programming features speakers, discussions, a movie and a food festival.
October 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
UnLearn Week 2015 strives to bring everyone into the circle
UnLearn Week, which provides a forum for discussions of race and cultural awareness, is hosting events from panel discussions to an international food festival to a hip-hop-style worship service.
October 01, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Unlearn Week begins
“The goal of Unlearn Week is to start a campus-wide, yearlong dialogue about racism,” said Rhodes, Calvin’s assistant dean of multicultural student development.
October 06, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
UNLEARN week is underway
Students at Calvin are challenging their peers to think about the stereotypes and assumptions that contribute to racism in today's society.
October 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski