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Calvin in 24 - 2012
On Oct. 12, students, faculty and staff took photos of their day—and we have the winners!
October 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Two $200,000 grants for improving teacher quality
Calvin faculty are working with teachers from area schools to improve their teaching of writing, math.
April 11, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Supporting math teaching in GR schools
Jan Koop has landed her fourth consecutive grant to work with Grand Rapids-area math teachers.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Wildflowers, mad farmers and more
In celebration of Earth Week, April 20–24, various Calvin student organizations will be hosting a discussion, a film screening, a wildflower rescue and the Mad Farmer Food Festival—an event featuring the groundbreaking of a new community garden.
April 17, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin community meets Michael Le Roy
Presidential appointee Michael Le Roy spent a Saturday meeting the Calvin community.
January 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Senior nurses highlight healthcare
Calvin College nursing students hold session on improving healthcare access in local neighborhoods.
March 12, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A with Jazmyne Fuentes
As Calvin's award-winning interview show, Inner Compass, heads into its 11th season, producer Jazmyne Fuentes reflects.
November 23, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Researching race in GR
Abby Koning and Professor Stephanie Sandberg create a play about race in Grand Rapids.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Nursing students offer care at Supper House
A northwest emergency food center is one place Calvin nurses are learning about healthcare.
March 27, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin orchestra gets new conductor
Conductor, performer and teacher John Varineau will conduct Calvin's orchestras.
January 29, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Helping out at Cook Library Center
Students are helping with the homework and hanging with the kids at Cook Library Center.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Student runs to combat human trafficking
On Saturday, April 26, freshman Laurel Youngquist will be running for a cause in Calvin's 5K Spring Classic.
April 17, 2014 | Jonathan Chong
Whipped cream and a whole lot more
There’s a mess of whipped cream cans perched on the front desk of Nordewier-Vanderwerp Hall and no pumpkin pies in sight. This is a dorm service auction, and the whipped cream is meant for faces, not pies.
November 26, 2008 | Allison Graff
Girls in Training
Calvin volleyball players are teaching local middle-school girls a holistic approach to health.
March 19, 2012 | Andrew Knot
New initiative pairs Calvin with community leaders to make college more accessible
Calvin College is one of seven west Michigan colleges and universities committing to collaborate on Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell's "To College, Through College" initiative.
September 18, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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
Happy Mother's Day
Students share some thoughts about their moms.
May 09, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Two threads emerge from impressive January Series lineup
The power of story and global security are two threads woven throughout an impressive lineup that includes a Holocaust survivor, "America's young Nelson Mandela" and a former NATO Commander.
October 28, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin welcomes nationally-acclaimed eco chef
On Thursday, April 24, Bryant Terry will share thoughts and recipes from his newly released book "Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed."
April 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski