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Unlearn Week kicks off a yearlong conversation about anti-racism.
October 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns the loss of Jim Penning
“He was a very good political scientist and one of the nicest men I’ve ever met."
July 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Amy Surbatovich
While the Calvin Fine Arts Center is encumbered by scaffolding, and crews construct its new wings, faculty members from the English and music departments have found other places on campus.
January 08, 2010 | 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
Artist recovers Alutiiq culture
Artist Perry Eaton preserves and honors an ancient heritage.
February 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Two Fulbrights, two continents
Johnathan Bascom will spend his Fulbright year in Ethiopia, and Corwin Smidt will spend his in The Netherlands.
April 07, 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
How We Learn kicks off
The Teaching and Learning Network is launching How We Learn, a year-long series on improving the classroom experience.
March 29, 2012 | 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
January Series: 25 years fresh
As Calvin's annual lecture series hits a quarter-century, it welcomes David Gergen, Sherry Turkle, N.T. Wright and Deborah Lew.
December 14, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
Amazing race: the finale
Students on the Amazing Race interim dug for cows, went "cliff-diving" into the pool and made a mad dash for the finish.
February 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Two Calvin departments are teaming up to launch a new giving circle for lovers of art.
November 09, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Imaginary Worlds: Programming from Scratch
At Calvin's Imaginary Worlds computer camps, local kids are learning the basics of computer programming by making video games.
July 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Wrangling recess at Congress School
The Calvin baseball team is trying to keep up with the kids at Congress School.
November 18, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin Student Wins THX Contest
A Calvin College sophomore is one of 10 winners of the first-ever “Create a THX Trailer Contest,” sponsored by THX, Ltd., the sound quality company founded by Star Wars director George Lucas.
July 17, 2006 | 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
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
Wearing a legacy
Like his 319 colleagues on the Calvin faculty, chemistry professor Larry Louters will be dressing up in an academic gown and hood to attend this year’s Commencement. The gown and hood he will be wearing, however, are heirlooms that once belonged to Calvin’s former president Dr. William Spoelhof, Louters’ longtime friend.
May 22, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin orchestra gets new conductor
Conductor, performer and teacher John Varineau will conduct Calvin's orchestras.
January 29, 2013 | Myrna Anderson