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Sophomore to tackle the “puzzle” of research as Beckman Scholar
Sophomore chemistry major Sarah Tasker will also be stepping into some brand new shoes as Calvin’s first Beckman Scholar.
May 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
AIA funds virtual museum of Umm el-Jimal
You used to need a passport to visit the ancient site of Umm el-Jimal in Jordan. Now, thanks to a grant from the AIA, all you need is a modem.
September 07, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Senior engineers get ready
It was Wednesday afternoon, May 5, and Calvin’s senior engineering majors were cleaning the two wings of the engineering building, the site of Senior Projects Night—the annual showcase of the students’ engineering ingenuity held this year on Saturday, May 8, 2010.
May 06, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Studying latent HIV through an NIH grant
Biology professor Anding Shen is researching the latent reservoir, funded by $300,000 from the National Institutes of Health.
August 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The April Fool's issue
Read the stories and watch the videos from the annual News & Stories April Fool's issue.
April 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
First Meijer Chair speaks to full house
Professor Henk Aay gives the inaugural lecture as the first Frederik Meijer Chair in Dutch Language and Culture.
October 03, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Showing their stuff
In a cubicle in the Engineering Building, senior engineering student Tom Kok is holding the prototype of a little airplane that needs some work: “How is it going to fly without any wings?” asks Calvin engineering professor David Wunder.
May 06, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Last-minute touches: Senior Projects Night
Seventeen senior design teams will showcase their projects at the annual Senior Projects Night.
May 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Eat that book
Hekman Library sponsored the first-ever edible Book Festival.
March 26, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Pinning and commissioning
Calvin nurses and teachers get a final send-off in two end-of-year ceremonies.
May 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
How We Learn kicks off
The Teaching and Learning Network is launching How We Learn, a year-long series on improving the classroom experience.
March 29, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Two Goldwaters, two NSF fellowships
Four Calvin science students have landed prestigious research awards.
April 05, 2012 | 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
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
Peru and other Open Doors
The new semester in Peru is one reason Calvin is ranked high for semester-abroad opportunities.
March 02, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin staff member heads for inauguration
A Calvin staff member is taking a long weekend to visit her brother and niece in Washington D.C. and to attend a historical event: the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama.
January 16, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Active Commute Week
For the second year, Calvin's many commuters will join a city-wide challenge.
May 09, 2013 | 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
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