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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
Biology major awarded major EPA research fellowship
Calvin biology major Tyler Bleeker was awarded a Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship by the Environmental Protection Agency. The total amount of the award is $48,900.
June 03, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Interim: Global Crisis?
This DCM spotlights climate change, water and food scarcity, mineral depletion, pollution, habitat loss and overpopulation.
January 25, 2011 | Megan Taylor
Go Green, Go Dutch, Go Bike
Henk Aay plans to see the moving elephants and the birds' nests while pedaling.
September 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: James Skillen
In an ideal world, Calvin professor James Skillen says, his job description would be simple: backpacking. "Unfortunately, though, that’s not how it works," he joked.
August 31, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Aay lands Fulbright
Images of the Netherlands—in paintings, photographs and films—have always had a significant impact on how Americans viewed the Dutch homeland, said Calvin professor of geology, geography and environmental studies (GEO) Henk Aay.
April 26, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin students Jodi Unema and Josh Garone work as summer preserve stewards in Calvin's 90-acre Ecosystem Preserve and dive into some bird-monitoring right after the 08-09 school year was done.
June 12, 2009 | Allison Graff