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A new masters program
"It's quite a growing field ... You can graduate with a master's degree and find work." Jill Bates, the clinical director of Calvin's speech pathology and audiology program, talks with the Grand Rapids Press about the opportunities the new five-year bachelor-to-master's program gives students and the community.
September 28, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Researching race in GR
Abby Koning and Professor Stephanie Sandberg create a play about race in Grand Rapids.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Daniel Garcia
Calvin CAS and filmmaker Daniel Garcia has made films about child soldiers in Uganda and philanthropists in Grand Rapids.
November 18, 2008 | Katie Landan
Researching the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Remembering Johan Westra
On Sunday, November 7, 2010, Johan Westra, age 88, passed away peacefully at his home. Westra ’52 taught at Calvin College for 27 years. He was the college's first full-time political science professor.
November 12, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Prof nominated for National Online Teacher of the Year
Part-time physics professor Andrew Vanden Heuvel '06 is one of five nominees for the National Online Teacher of the Year Award.
March 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Interim 2009: Handling disaster
CAS professor Patric Spence teaching the class titled “Handling Disaster.” Topics for the 15 days included everything from crisis management planning to emergency communication.
January 21, 2009 | Phil de Haan
A team of six Calvin business, engineering and computer science majors took first place in the 2010 “Innovation Encounter”—an inventive problem solving competition hosted by Lawrence Tech University. Calvin competed with five other colleges and universities in developing a new idea for a smart phone application to interface with vehicle systems.
November 05, 2010 | Matt
Luncheon celebrates student research
The annual summer luncheon is orchestrated to help students connect with those who help fund their research fellowships. Professors working with research fellows come, too, to celebrate the opportunities Calvin students have to do get hands-on experience in their academic fields.
August 01, 2008 | Allison Graff
ISRI awards scholarships to incoming students
The Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) will award a total of $32,000 in scholarships to up to eight current and incoming students in 2009–2010 through a $581,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
March 19, 2009 | 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
Faculty Profile: Joel Adams
When Joel Adams was in junior high, he used to watch his father, a professor at Geneva College, do a chemistry problem every evening. “Each problem would take him three hours,” he recalled.
June 14, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Calvin mourns the loss of Jim Penning
“He was a very good political scientist and one of the nicest men I’ve ever met."
July 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Amy Surbatovich
Adams named ACM senior member
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently named Calvin professor of computer science Joel Adams as a senior member. Adams was one of 61 recipients of the international award.
June 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin's swim coach completes Ironman, longtime dream
Calvin's swim coach Dan Gelderloos realized a longtime dream this summer by completing an Ironman Triathlon.
August 28, 2012 | Jeff Febus
Faculty Profile: Arlene Hoogewerf
Calvin biology professor Arlene Hoogewerf has had FBI agents come to her class.
June 30, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Mustard Seed School
Emmy award-winning filmmaker and CAS prof Brian Fuller will be offering an exclusive screening of a documentary he worked on with some of his students during 2010 interim. On Friday, February 11, 2011, “A Shared Space: Learning from the Mustard Seed School,” will be screened at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.
January 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Scholarship beyond the disciplines
The launch of Calvin College’s Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) was held at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 1, in the atrium of the Science Building. The event attracted over 100 Calvin students, staff and faculty, spanning the disciplines.
October 03, 2008 | Katie Landan
Moving into the ISRx
Student researchers are making themselves at home in the science division's new 4,450 square-foot lab.
May 24, 2011 | Andrew Steiner , Myrna Anderson
Doug Koopman - previewing the midterm elections
"You really have to be a consensus builder and move forward ... "
November 11, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
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