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One Goldwater, three honorables
Last summer, as Cheri Ackerman was working to isolate a protein, she put in a lot of hours in the “cold room”—one of the walk-in refrigerators in DeVries Hall that are kept at four degrees Celsius (or 39 degrees Fahrenheit).
April 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A Calvin philosophy professor’s conversation about religious tolerance
September 01, 2011 | Myrna DeVries Anderson
High school students prepare for the ACT through Excel
Calvin's ACT prep program familiarizes high school-ers with both the test and the college.
November 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Exploring the mythological roots of Hollywood film
This January, students are studying classical myths and the contemporary films that spring from them.
January 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin to host affirmative action panel
Calvin College will host a panel discussion of Michigan's upcoming affirmative action vote.
September 18, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Celebrating Black History Month
Calvin's administrative and academic departments are teaming up on a roster of Black History Month events.
February 04, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Longest-working woman: Barbara Sluiter
In her 56 years as a cataloging librarian, Barbara Sluiter (who died in 2009) probably handled every book in the library.
March 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Philosophy is now three majors
Spurred by the success of the new three-track English major, the Calvin philosophy department has created its own triple track. Beginning in the fall of 2013, students can major in logic, ethics and culinary arts.
April 01, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Windows to Heaven
A new exhibition from the Center Art Gallery showcases Russian icons.
February 27, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Destination: Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Grand Rapids ...
Whether they’re tutoring, painting murals or cleaning up hurricane debris, the 75 Calvin students who go on this year’s service-learning spring break trips will be sticking a little closer to home.
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Expanding his options
Just a month-and-a-half after taking his final exams, Calvin junior Ryan Van Baren is working in the third-largest city in the U.S. at the largest exchange of listed options in the world.
July 01, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Banff Film Festival stops at Calvin
Mountain-climbers, cave explorers, white-water rafters and dancing cormorants are coming to Calvin via the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
March 23, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin premieres "A Shared Space"
A documentary about the Mustard Seed School by CAS prof Brian Fuller is premiering at Calvin on Friday, February 10.
February 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Researching the CRC's work with Cuban refugees
The CRC's embrace of Cuban refugees in the 1960s—a signal event in CRC history—opened the denomination to other cultures.
July 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin dedicates new fieldhouse
Early in his remarks at the dedication of the new Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex, Calvin president Gaylen Byker quoted Psalm 127:1: “Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain.”
February 24, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Senior Design Open House
Senior engineers are doing a lot of fine-tuning (and snacking) as they get ready for their annual design showcase.
May 04, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Quechuan film enjoys Hollywood moment
Hope of the Quechua filmed by Calvin CAS professor Brian Fuller was shown at the Arpa International Film Festival, held October 24–26, at Grauman’s Egyptian Theater.
October 31, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin faculty, staff and students remember where they were and what they did on September 11, 2001.
September 09, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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