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Rangeela: a life
In her first year at Calvin, Anne Zaki wanted to leave. Then she pioneered Rangeela.
February 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
New enrollment VP recruits ambassadors
Everyone is an ambassador for Calvin, says new enrollment VP Russ Bloem.
November 06, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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
Senior Wins Prestigious Writing Award
A Calvin College senior has won the first prize in the fiction division of the 2005-2006 Conference on Christianity and Literature Student Writing Contest.
May 16, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Tenebrae and Holy Week
“Tenebrae” is the Latin word for “shadows,” and Tenebrae is a service of shadows. Held in an auditorium lit only by candles, Tenebrae explores, with Scripture readings and music, the last hours of Jesus’ life on earth.
April 07, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns the loss of Jim Penning
“He was a very good political scientist and one of the nicest men I’ve ever met."
July 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Amy Surbatovich
A $350,000 grant to promote pregnancy planning
Nursing professor Joke Ayoola will work in three Calvin partner neighborhoods, increasing women's knowledge and self-efficacy about reproductive health.
August 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Making sense of the financial crisis
Calvin business professor Leonard Van Drunen and economics professor Scott Vander Linde sat down with communication and marketing's senior writer Myrna Anderson for a conversation about the crisis.
October 08, 2008 | 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
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
Chemistry and Christmas
Chemistry professor Larry Louters and student Ola Alabi were the architects of the first-ever Christmas chemistry camp.
December 22, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
No marks for trying
The posters appeared around on bulletin boards around campus a few weeks ago. One features an exhausted student at her desk, and its tagline reads: "You get graded for your hard work … shouldn’t your profs?” Another shows a happy-looking student with the tagline: “Like your classes? Tell your profs.”
May 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Wrangling recess at Congress School
The Calvin baseball team is trying to keep up with the kids at Congress School.
November 18, 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
Interim 2009: The lying life of the spy
A fact-finding session began the opening class of the interim “Spies, Lies and National Security.” Professor Bill Stevenson, the mastermind of the class, was training his students to gather information. He was teaching them, in fact, to be spies.
January 09, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Supporting math teaching in GR schools
Jan Koop has landed her fourth consecutive grant to work with Grand Rapids-area math teachers.
July 19, 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
Calvin hosts Reformed conference
Leaders in Reformed Christianity and Reformed Christian education from all over the globe will converge on the Calvin College campus from Tuesday through Thursday, June 15-17, 2010.
June 04, 2010 | 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