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Alyssa Penning qualifies on first try
"The goal was to make nationals, but this was unexpected. During the race we had a lot of teammates watching, and the best thing was to see my teammates at every corner cheering me on. And seeing their excitement kept me going."
May 25, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
An International Passport
An inside look at the 2010 International Passport experience. The five-day program helps international students and their families transition to North American culture and to Calvin College.
September 02, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
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
Another Fulbright to work in Ethiopia
Geography professor Johnathan Bascom will collaborate on an electronic geography textbook.
September 21, 2012 | Myrna Anderson , Johnathan Bascom
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
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
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
Astronomy students receive NASA-funded fellowships
Sophomore physics majors are researching asteroids and stars through Michigan Space Grant Consortium undergraduate fellowships.
March 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Banff Film Festival stops at Calvin
Mountain-climbers, cave explorers, white-water rafters and dancing cormorants are coming to Calvin via the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
March 23, 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
Blessing and surprise: music major wins scholarship
Rasendrahasina received the Betty Van Andel Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship was the largest awarded by Opera Grand Rapids this year.
May 31, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Book on Chinese grammar
Qin and Larry Herzberg, professors of Asian Studies, recently co-authored "Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors." The book serves as a quick-reference supplement to any course of Mandarin Chinese language study. The text helps learners avoid the most common errors non-native speakers make when translating from English into Chinese. Stone Bridge Press published the book earlier this month.
December 10, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Book showcases Chinese proverbs
Larry and Qin Herzberg's new book contains the proverbs of Chinese sages and everyday folk—and a few of spurious origin.
May 03, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Bratt earns exemplary teaching award
History professor James Bratt has earned the highest honor that Calvin bestows on a faculty member.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin celebrates Black History Month
In February, the Calvin community will learn about the freed slave who founded the Baptist Church in Liberia, the Tuskegee Airmen and soul food.
February 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin classes to present Sonnet Walk
English and CAS classes join forces to perform sonnets in honor of Shakespeare's birthday, Monday, April 23.
April 19, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin community meets Michael Le Roy
Presidential appointee Michael Le Roy spent a Saturday meeting the Calvin community.
January 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin grad works with Peruvian weavers' cooperative
A 2007 Calvin grad works with a nonprofit weavers' cooperative in Peru.
October 05, 2011 | Gayle Boss
Calvin history professor writes landmark text on Christianity in China
Daniel Bays has written the first comprehensive history of Christianity in China since 1929.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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