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A grant for teaching reading
A $200,000 Teacher Quality Grant allows Calvin's education department to enhance the teaching of reading in local schools.
August 29, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
48 Hour Film Festival
A closer look inside this years 48 hour film festival.
June 26, 2008 | 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
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
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
Imaginary Worlds: Programming from Scratch
At Calvin's Imaginary Worlds computer camps, local kids are learning the basics of computer programming by making video games.
July 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
William Spoelhof in bronze
A bust of William Spoelhof created by 1958 Calvin alumnus Ken Hoving now sits atop a pedestal in the remodeled atrium of the Spoelhof Center.
December 08, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Art professor uses her new exhibition to spotlight Mexican victims of crime.
For Voces, her new exhibition, Mandy Cano Villalobos has embroidered 400 white shirts with the names of murder victims.
October 26, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin to host affirmative action panel
Calvin College will host a panel discussion of Michigan's upcoming affirmative action vote.
September 18, 2006 | 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
Expanding his options
Just a month-and-a-half after taking his final exams, Calvin junior Ryan Van Baren is working in the third-largest city in the U.S. at the largest exchange of listed options in the world.
July 01, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Two professors—one of computer science and one of political science—discuss Wikileaks.
December 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
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
Interim: Exploring the mythological roots of Hollywood film
This January, students are studying classical myths and the contemporary films that spring from them.
January 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Michigan's student teacher of the year
Christine Orlando was recently chosen as the Michigan Student Teacher/Intern of the Year.
May 26, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Senior teaches GIS in Ethiopia
Emma DeVries taught the country's top geographers how to use global information systems software.
March 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson