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A student reflects on Streetfest
Freshman Kimberly Casto writes about working at Alternative Pathways, an adult foster care home.
September 07, 2012 | Kimberly Casto
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
Dancing for Ghana
“Huemanity,” a dance group from Calvin College, took first place at a Global Outreach Show held at Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU) on April 7. The group—made up of eight Calvin students—won $500 for their routine to techno and dubstep music.
May 02, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Goldwater Scholar, NSF Fellow and now a Fulbright
Senior Lauren Manck will research seagrasses in Spain via a Fulbright Scholarship.
April 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Raising awareness of North Korea's refugees
Students from the organization Liberty in North Korea plan a multi-part event to spotlight the situation in North Korea.
April 10, 2012 | Phil de Haan
A student's memory of Dexter, Mich.
A Calvin senior writes about his hometown, which was devastated by a tornado on March 15.
March 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Senior teaches GIS in Ethiopia
Emma DeVries taught the country's top geographers how to use global information systems software.
March 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Quest for the Golden Towel
For some students, jumping in the Sem Pond for four consecutive years is a goal. For three students, it was a mission.
February 14, 2012 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
Faith and International Development Conference
Calvin College's seventh-annual, student-run Faith and International Development Conference (FIDC) focuses on dialogue around best practices.
January 30, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Let the bidding begin: annual service auctions
Calvin's residence halls auctioned off homemade goods—and offbeat services—to benefit the NGOs they partner with.
December 13, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Student uses Pepsi grant to care for strays
Alissa Hoekstra's 5k grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project will be used to help her local animal shelter.
December 13, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Senior wins regional Idea Pitch
Kim VandenAkker, the winner of this year's Elevator Pitch, recently won the regional Idea Pitch.
November 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
International student in the executive chair
Nana Owusu-Achau is mid-way through a historic first semester as student body president.
October 25, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Video: A view of science research
This summer nearly 90 science students researched everything from the human eye to herring gulls. Watch the video.
October 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Student senate launches bike share
Forty more students signed up for the semester loan than senate had bikes for.
October 03, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Streetfest leaders re-vitalize Camp Waltman Lake
Streetfest leaders were scrubbing, remodeling and staying a step ahead of the beaver at Camp Waltman Lake: Calvin's 319-acre retreat.
September 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Exploring leadership, climbing peaks: Snow Mountain Ranch
Students learn to wrangle horses, clean toilets and serve as leaders at the Leadership Challenge Institute at Snow Mountain Ranch.
August 22, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Video: Using electrophysiology to study the brain
A biochemistry major and two professors are using electrophysiology to study brain tissue.
July 29, 2011 | Matt Kucinski