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A $25,000 grant helps stroke survivors reclaim their voice in the church
Peggy Goetz is studying how people with communications disorders re-integrate into their churches.
May 06, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
A perennial: the Native Plant Sale
Calvin will host its sixth-annual Native Plant Sale at the Bunker Interpretive Center.
April 28, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Teaching English in Austria
2012 grad Andrew Knot will teach in the town of Linz, funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
In her own backyard
Mary Abma created a sculptural herbarium of every invasive species in her lawn.
January 12, 2012 | 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
Doing the honors
Calvin’s honors program has grown since '93, when there were only two honors graduates. Since that time, Bratt and others have strengthened honors requirements in all disciplines and begun recognizing and encouraging academic talent early on.
April 21, 2009 | 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
A scholar in refuge
Zimbabwean professor Richard Nenge has found a temporary home at Calvin through the Scholar Rescue Fund program.
January 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Paintings along the way
Speyers has learned all about the pitfalls and the pleasures of painting en plein air or “in the open air” at sites along the California coastline.
November 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Rangeela 2013: Study Abroad
This year's Rangeela directors reflect on mastering footwork, dancing with fans and leading the show.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin dedicates new fieldhouse
Early in his remarks at the dedication of the new Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex, Calvin president Gaylen Byker quoted Psalm 127:1: “Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain.”
February 24, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Global Hunger and Food Security lecture series
A yearlong lecture series highlights the importance of preserving farmland and water resources.
November 28, 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
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
Improving math teaching in GR
Calvin math professor Jan Koop is using a $200,000 Michigan Department of Education grant to help area teachers understand and teach mathematics.
July 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin hosts Laughfest
Upright Citizens Brigade is coming to Calvin, and Calvin Improv is the opening act.
February 24, 2012 | 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
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
Christmas by hand
Erin O’Connor Garcia decided to make all of her Christmas gifts this year. Then she decided to expand on that idea and give others an opportunity to do the same.
December 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson