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Youth Writing Festivals
A 27-year Calvin College tradition has a new name, a new logo and an expanded audience.
April 09, 2003 | Myrna Anderson
Learning latin online
In the fall of 2010, Latin vocab classes will be available online under the direction of classic languages professor David Noe.
June 25, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Kalamazoo River oil spill: Q&A
Gerry Van Kooten, who worked on the recovery of Prince William Sound after the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, talked about the difference between ocean and river cleanup, how to get rid of all that oil and about nature's ability to rebound in the current Michigan's Kalamazoo River oil spill.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Crime and Detective Fiction
Students are meeting everybody from Miss Marple to Sam Spade in an interim class on detective fiction.
January 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Thanksgiving recipes old and new: Cranberry salsa, pumpkin cheesecake and a way to make a really moist bird.
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Students reflect on the January Series 2012
Students from the "An Inside Look at the January Series" class share their insights on News & Stories.
January 10, 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
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 2013 | 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
Calvin senior Ashley Luse spent February in Uganda, trying to create a market for amaranth.
May 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Return of the native plants
Earlier this week at Calvin’s Lake Drive greenhouse, Jane Warners took a moment to talk about the plant she was re-potting: “This is bergamot. It’s part of the mint family, and it reproduces like crazy.”
May 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin hosts Reformed conference
Leaders in Reformed Christianity and Reformed Christian education from all over the globe will converge on the Calvin College campus from Tuesday through Thursday, June 15-17, 2010.
June 04, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Sustainability: facts, tips, discussion
There are two new resources geared to educating and motivating the Calvin community toward greater environmental sustainability: the Campus Sustainability Guide and the Green Wiki.
April 17, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Learning lab techniques through Project SEED
Area high schoolers students are learning science research through Project SEED.
June 16, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
More Open Doors
Calvin ranks second nationally among baccalaureate institutions for the total number of students who study abroad.
February 15, 2012 | 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
Researching the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A: Japanese tsunami
Calvin professors talk about earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear power, radiation and the resiliency of the Japanese people.
March 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Students win Goldwater Scholarship, honorable mention
Calvin student Melissa Haegert receives honorable mention for the Goldwater Scholarship.
April 18, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
A new front door: CFAC opens
The pianos have moved in. The art has arrived. The Covenant Fine Arts Center, under renovation since May of 2009, is set to open.
October 18, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski