Below is a listing of Chimes and Calvin-featured articles that involve the geology, geography, and environmental studies department (dating back to 2008).
The GEO Department's own Jamie Skillen lead a project to tap the maple trees on campus, with help from 1st vanReken and the GEO Department students.
Following a summer internship at the Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., Brianna Marshall accepted a position as a research specialist for the Center for Social Research.
Annual outdoor film festival based in Banff, Alberta, Canada, returns to Calvin for fifth consecutive year.
Faculty survey indicates GEO professors have highest satisfaction with workplace community on campus.
Increased knowledge of geography helps us to understand our place in the world.
Intense cold destroys roads but leaves crops mostly unaffected.
Geography professor trains his expert eye, and GIS mastery, toward solving 'real-world problems'
Calvin students and faculty are doing their part to fight the U.S. bee population crisis.
Professor Bascom of the Geology, Geography, and Environmental Studies department shares his experiences in a place dear to his heart: Ethiopia.
Geology professor Ralph Stearley, Emeriti professors Clarence Menninga and Davis Young among signees.
Creation Care floor harvests nearly 130 gallons of syrup from campus sugar maples.
Calvin recognized by Tree Campus USA, only the third school in Michigan to have the distinction.
Calvin students at the cutting edge of digital mapping by using geographic information systems.
Wadlopen September 19, 2012
Geography professor Henk Aay takes students in The Netherlands on a unique trip across the Mudden Sea... on foot!
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection June 22, 2012
Calvin alumnus Bruce D. Dice contributes to a new North Hall display a museum full of personal and precious minerals.
Tapping Calvin's maple resources March 9, 2012
Calvin professor James Skillen teams up with the van Reken creation care floor to tap the maple trees on campus.
Senior teaches GIS in Ethiopia March 8, 2012
Emma DeVries taught the country's top geographers how to use geographic information systems software.
Global Hunger and Food Security lecture series November 28, 2011
A year-long lecture series in Calvin's GEO department highlights the importance of preserving farmland and water resources.
Mapping Calvin's trees September 21, 2011
Calvin biology and geography students tackled the monumental task of mapping every tree on campus. The tree map is available online Here.
Banff Film Festival stops at Calvin March 23, 2011
Mountain-climbers, cave explorers, white-water rafters, and dancing cormorants are coming to Calvin via the Banff World Tour.
Q&A: Japanese tsunami March 15, 2011
Calvin professors discuss the topics of earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear power, radiation, and the resiliency of the Japanese people.
Interim: The Geography of Terrorism January 19, 2011
In this geography-based interim course, Calvin College professor Jason VanHorn shows students how to put terrorism on the map.
Amazing Race: Calvin-style January 12, 2011
Re-live Calvin College's Amazing Race interim of 2011 through photos, videos, and commentary.
GEO duo wins award November 19, 2010
Senior geography majors Seth Kenbeek and Abbie Belford won best student presentation for a regional academic conference of the AAG.
Go Green, Go Dutch, Go BikeSeptember 21, 2010
Calvin professor Henk Aay plans to see the moving elephants and the birds' nests while pedaling.
Faculty profile: James Skillen August 31, 2010
In an ideal world, Calvin environmental studies professor James Skillen says, his job description would be simple: backpacking.
Aay lands Fulbright April 26, 2010
Images of the Netherlands - paintings, photographs, and films - have had a significant impact on how Americans viewed the Dutch homeland.
Calvin students create national atlases March 26, 2010
Students in a Calvin geography class have created online national atlases for Eritrea, Thailand, and Nepal with more on the way.
Puzzling and Koninginnedag-ing for Dutch Heritage April 3, 2009
For Dutch Heritage Month, many events have taken place from finishing a 9,000 piece puzzle to the celebration of the Koninginnedag, or "queen's day".
Turning tightropes into bridges October 10, 2008
Two geology professors collaborate on a book about Christianity and the age of the earth.