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News & Stories: 2009-10

Calvin students in the Cloud Forest of Costa Rica

Interim 2010 stories

Student writing modal logic notation on a blackboardInterim 2010: Modal Logic
January 29, 2010

This January, a handful of Calvin philosophy students tackled a subject matter not typically studied until graduate school.

Sign that says 'Reserved for Orion High School Students'Alumna brings high school students to January Series
January 29, 2010

Sheri Watts brings her English students from an area high school to the January Series each year.

Food prepared by students in Better Cooking with ChemistryPhoto Gallery: Chemistry and cooking
January 29, 2010

Check out pictures from a course where students used the principles of chemistry to improve their skills in making bread, grilling meat and more.

Abuna Elias ChacourJanuary Series 2010: Elias Chacour
January 29, 2010

The Rev. Elias Chacour asked the final January Series audience to reconsider its convictions regarding peace between Jews and Arabs.

student near Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, ChinaPhoto Gallery: Interim in China
January 22, 2010

See pictures and read a blog from students exploring business and engineering in Beijing, Shanghai and other locations in China.

Photo Gallery: Glow-in-the-dark
January 15, 2010

See students create artistic designs with fluorescent materials in an interim chemistry class taught by Mark Muyskens.

Interim 2010: Pathogens & Pandemic Potential
January 15, 2010

Students in one interim class are taking a close look at the little things that can make for big biological disasters.

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy WalesJanuary Series 2010: Jimmy Wales
January 15, 2010

The co-founder of the world's sixth most-visited Web site spoke to a January Series audience about democracy and the Internet.

Bill Murray in the film What About Bob?Interim 2010: Movies and mental illness
January 8, 2010

One interim course is integrating film studies, history and psychology to study perceptions of mental illness in movies.

T.R. ReidJanuary Series 2010: T.R. Reid
January 8, 2010

T.R. Reid took his sore shoulder to doctors across the globe to find out how the health care systems in the world's richest countries work.

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Interim blogs

Read On the Ground: thoughts from Cambodia, a blog from Calvin's senior writer, Myrna Anderson.

Also, read the student blog from the "Transforming Cambodia" interim course.

And keep up with Calvin students during interim in: