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Symposium discusses all facets of health care delivery
Four panels over four weeks will discuss the international, educational, justice and political angles of health care delivery.
February 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Art professor uses her new exhibition to spotlight Mexican victims of crime.
For Voces, her new exhibition, Mandy Cano Villalobos has embroidered 400 white shirts with the names of murder victims.
October 26, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Students reflect on the January Series
An interim class is giving their insights on the many speakers and topics covered in the January Series.
January 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Behind the fireworks: Louters is exemplary teacher
He's a teacher, scholar, mentor and biochem pioneer who traffics in flaming soap bubbles.
February 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
It all started one summer afternoon when Calvin juniors Ahna Terpstra and Kayla Rosendale were comparing their shoes.
October 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin launches public health major
The new interdisciplinary major prepares students for careers and graduate study in public health.
May 29, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Doing the honors
Calvin’s honors program has grown since '93, when there were only two honors graduates. Since that time, Bratt and others have strengthened honors requirements in all disciplines and begun recognizing and encouraging academic talent early on.
April 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Shakespeare on the move
A Calvin theater class is staging Shakespeare all over campus: in a classroom, in a tunnel, on the climbing wall.
December 02, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
Interim 2009: The lying life of the spy
A fact-finding session began the opening class of the interim “Spies, Lies and National Security.” Professor Bill Stevenson, the mastermind of the class, was training his students to gather information. He was teaching them, in fact, to be spies.
January 09, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Unlearn Week begins
“The goal of Unlearn Week is to start a campus-wide, yearlong dialogue about racism,” said Rhodes, Calvin’s assistant dean of multicultural student development.
October 06, 2008 | 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
Plantinga wins prestigious Rescher Prize
Alvin Plantinga was named a 2012 winner of a prize that honors the systematic study of philosophy.
December 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
TeCreate teaches the joy of programming
Computer science profs are teaching local middle and high school students programming logic.
October 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
No marks for trying
The posters appeared around on bulletin boards around campus a few weeks ago. One features an exhausted student at her desk, and its tagline reads: "You get graded for your hard work … shouldn’t your profs?” Another shows a happy-looking student with the tagline: “Like your classes? Tell your profs.”
May 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Rangeela 2013: Study Abroad
This year's Rangeela directors reflect on mastering footwork, dancing with fans and leading the show.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Improving math teaching in GR
Calvin math professor Jan Koop is using a $200,000 Michigan Department of Education grant to help area teachers understand and teach mathematics.
July 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A $350,000 grant to promote pregnancy planning
Nursing professor Joke Ayoola will work in three Calvin partner neighborhoods, increasing women's knowledge and self-efficacy about reproductive health.
August 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Anthropology professor wins leadership award
Mwenda Ntarangwi was honored with the Distinguished Leadership and Scholarship Award from the Association for Africanist Anthropology.
December 03, 2012 | 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