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Calvin College advances its commitment to environmental sustainability
On Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 4 p.m., Calvin College President Michael Le Roy signed Second Nature’s Presidents’ Climate Commitment.
December 06, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Ecosystem Preserve expands, adds a new avenue for adventure
Calvin added four more acres to the public portion of its Ecosystem Preserve. The added land includes interesting ecological features and a new trail which will be open to visitors in fall 2017.
October 23, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Prof assesses hurricane damage, develops design solutions
Calvin College professor Frederick Haan went to the Florida Keys to assess and record the damages of Hurricane Irma and develop solutions for the future.
October 18, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Calvin scores silver rating for sustainability
Calvin College received a silver rating in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).
September 20, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Walking Boldly: Megan Pluymert
Calvin taught Megan Pluymert ’17 to view the world holistically, with a mind toward renewal. She’s now using her environmental studies major to study urban and regional planning.
July 04, 2017 | News and Stories Staff
Calvin alum's Fulbright focuses on conservation efforts in Nicaragua
Through a Fulbright scholarship, Joel Betts '14 will be assessing the extent of agricultural and hurricane-induced forest loss in an indigenous territory in Nicaragua.
May 10, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Out of this world: Lunar sample comes to Calvin
A lunar sample will be displayed in Calvin's Bruce Dice Mineralogical Museum starting November 28.
November 22, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Walking Boldly: Lauren Manck
Now conducting research at sea, Lauren Manck '12 says her love for chemistry and research, her decision to pursue graduate studies and her goals for her future career had their genesis in a first-year class at Calvin.
July 08, 2016 | News and Stories Staff
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $1.1 million grant
A group working to restore Michigan's most contaminated watershed recently received its largest grant to date.
October 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News recognizes Calvin College for its undergraduate research
Calvin is on a short list of institutions that U.S. News & World Report highlights as outstanding examples of undergraduate research and creative projects.
September 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin students showcase their summer research projects
On Wednesday, July 23, student researchers in Calvin's science departments gave the public a glimpse of their work during an inaugural science research open house.
August 06, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin earns Tree Campus USA designation
For the second year in a row, Calvin College was named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
April 21, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Annaka Scheeres
This summer, Calvin students are keeping us informed on where they are and what they're doing—from working the Google HelpDesk in Seattle to engineering a bridge in Kenya.
August 19, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Engineers' project wins disaster shelter competition
A senior design team won the World Vision Disaster Shelter Competition at John Brown University.
April 25, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
CERF's latest: change the bulbs
The Calvin Energy Recovery Fund has retrofitted North Hall with new lighting that will save the college thousands.
June 14, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
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
Tapping Calvin's maple resources
Environmental studies professor James Skillen is no stranger to syrup.
March 09, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $58,500 from the EPA
The Plaster Creek Stewards received a $58,500 grant from the EPA to clean up a local watershed.
June 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson