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English grad wins on Jeopardy
Cathy Guiles, formerly of the staff of Chimes, recently competed on three episodes of Jeopardy and won two.
March 23, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A student's memory of Dexter, Mich.
A Calvin senior writes about his hometown, which was devastated by a tornado on March 15.
March 16, 2012 | 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
Grains of Hope
The Calvin Theatre Company tells the stories of refugees from many countries who now call Grand Rapids "home."
April 12, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
The Beat Hope Challenge
Calvin fans can now defeat Hope fans by giving more, thanks to a new challenge from the Calvin Annual Fund.
February 24, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Templeton grant for religious tolerance
A $189,000 grant from the Templeton foundation is funding an ambitious project on religious tolerance.
April 20, 2011 | 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
Prayer Summit reflections
Calvin staff and faculty share their experiences of the CRC Prayer Summit held in April at All Nations Church.
May 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Researching the CRC's work with Cuban refugees
The CRC's embrace of Cuban refugees in the 1960s—a signal event in CRC history—opened the denomination to other cultures.
July 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Fulbright to teach English in Turkey
Emily Pope is captivated by the history, archeology and culture of the Middle East.
May 22, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
Banff Film Festival stops at Calvin
Mountain-climbers, cave explorers, white-water rafters and dancing cormorants are coming to Calvin via the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
March 23, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Go Green, Go Dutch, Go Bike to Artprize
Go Green, Go Dutch, Go Bike will take its second-annual tour
September 16, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Students reflect on the January Series
An interim class is giving their insights on the many speakers and topics covered in the January Series.
January 07, 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
Renewal in Liberia
Calvin partners to rebuild war-ravaged nation through social work program.
November 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson '01
Interim: Interning in India
Students taking the new “Business as Mission” will spend two weeks working in businesses Hyderabad, India. And they'll see the Taj Mahal.
November 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Goldwater Scholar, NSF Fellow and now a Fulbright
Senior Lauren Manck will research seagrasses in Spain via a Fulbright Scholarship.
April 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Researching Ottoman worldviews in Turkey
Doug Howard is writing a history of an early-modern empire that is powerful, prosperous and melancholic.
April 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Halteman's journey extends to Oxford
As a fellow of the Oxford enterprise, Halteman hopes to continue raising awareness about farm animals, particularly those raised in factory farm settings.
August 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson