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Plaster Creek Stewards receive $58,500 from the EPA
The Plaster Creek Stewards received a $58,500 grant from the EPA to clean up a local watershed.
June 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Chem Demos turn 25
The annual Chem Demos have been delighting area middle schoolers for a quarter century.
May 13, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Students boycott American Apparel
Hours after she found out she had been elected president of the Calvin student body, Abbie Belford was sitting behind a table in Johnny’s, urging her peers to boycott America Apparel.
April 23, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin uses Facebook and other marketing tools as a way for alumni to reconnect to the college and old friends and classmates.
June 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Getting ready for Rangeela
Students gear up for international variety show.
February 24, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
Beckman Grant funds indepth student research
Calvin College has won a prestigious $77,000 grant from the Beckman Scholars Program to give expanded, intensive research experiences to a handful of Calvin students.
April 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Preserving and presenting in Umm el-Jimal
History professor Bert de Vries is preserving an ancient house in Umm el-Jimal, Jordan through a grant from the U.S. State Department.
August 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Tenebrae and Holy Week
“Tenebrae” is the Latin word for “shadows,” and Tenebrae is a service of shadows. Held in an auditorium lit only by candles, Tenebrae explores, with Scripture readings and music, the last hours of Jesus’ life on earth.
April 07, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin staff member heads for inauguration
A Calvin staff member is taking a long weekend to visit her brother and niece in Washington D.C. and to attend a historical event: the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama.
January 16, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
An NSF grant for better biology teaching
A $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow faculty to build more research into the biology classroom.
March 06, 2012 | Myrna 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
All about ArtPrize
From September 23 through October 10, Grand Rapids will serve as an art gallery to the world because of ArtPrize, the radically open art competition created by 2004 Calvin alumnus Rick DeVos and his staff.
September 25, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns Paul Sytsema
Paul Sytsema is remembered for serving his colleagues all across campus and for his unflagging good humor.
November 02, 2012 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
Archaeology and local culture at Umm el-Jimal
Bert de Vries involves the people of Umm el-Jimal in his efforts to preserve their antiquities.
March 07, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Researching Ottoman worldviews in Turkey
Doug Howard is writing a history of an early-modern empire that is powerful, prosperous and melancholic.
April 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Art prof is state's art teacher
Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk has been recognized as the MAEA Higher Ed Teacher of the Year.
September 12, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Tigchelaar: Professor of the Year
Biology professor Peter Tigchelaar wins Professor of the Year.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
January's wakeup call
For five years, Calvin philosophy professor Matt Halteman and art professor Adam Wolpa have collaborated on Wake Up Weekend, the annual winter gathering of local and national animal advocacy organizations to be held January 22 and 23, 2010 .
January 04, 2010 | Myrna Anderson