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Renewal in Liberia
Calvin partners to rebuild war-ravaged nation through social work program.
November 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson '01
Repeat performers: Some faculty make Entrada a habit
Three Calvin professors talk about why they sign up to teach Entrada year after year.
July 12, 2012 | David Urban
Researching how berberine works on diabetes
Larry Louters and four student researchers are studying how berberine works on diabetes.
June 30, 2011 | Phil de Haan
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
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
Researching the Hunger Winter
A Calvin College psychology professor’s professional participation in an international study on the Dutch hunger winter—known in the Netherlands as the Hongerwinter—was motivated by her mother's experience.
October 20, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Researching through Mechanical Turk
Calvin sociology and psychology professors are using Amazon's online service to get large survey results.
March 19, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen
Responding to Haiti
Economics professor Roland Hoksbergen, veteran of earthquake reconstruction in Guatemala in 1976, speaks about the challenges ahead for Haiti.
January 21, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Veteran's Day is November 11, marking a day to thank and remember both those who died in service of their country and those who fought in war and returned.
November 11, 2002 | na
Schmidt a finalist for National Book Award
Okay for Now, the latest young adult novel by Gary Schmidt, could win top honors from the National Book Association.
November 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Schmidt is children's choice
Okay for Now, a novel by English professor Gary Schmidt has won a Children's Choice Book Award.
May 17, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Second-annual Banff Mountain Film Festival at Calvin
For the second year in a row, the Banff Mountain Film Festival is coming to Calvin College.
April 05, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Semester in Ghana given the green light
After a one-week delay students from Calvin College are on their way to Ghana for the fall semester abroad program.
August 19, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Senior design project recognized nationally
A team of five 2011 engineering grads placed seventh nationally at the Supermileage competition, an international competition put on by the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE), which challenges students to design fuel-efficient, single-person vehicles.
June 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Sophomore to tackle the “puzzle” of research as Beckman Scholar
Sophomore chemistry major Sarah Tasker will also be stepping into some brand new shoes as Calvin’s first Beckman Scholar.
May 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Spring break trips build community
Calvin students are serving and learning everywhere from Kermit, West Virginia to Biloxi, Mississippi.
March 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Student develops sophisticated astronomy software
During his time at Calvin, senior Dan Van Noord has developed an enhanced and accessible computer program that tracks binary stars.
March 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Student uses linguistics to compare Turkish and American music
Maria Cupery compared the top ten song charts in Turkey and the United States for her research project. She presented her findings at a national conference this spring.
May 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
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