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An art history mystery
In 2007, neurologist and 1955 alumnus Cornelis “Kees” Van Nuis, donated 16 paintings to the permanent collection at Calvin College
August 13, 2009 | 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
Immersion into India
During interim, some Calvin students worked in business internships in Hyderabad.
March 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Supporting math teaching in GR schools
Jan Koop has landed her fourth consecutive grant to work with Grand Rapids-area math teachers.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Last-minute touches: Senior Projects Night
Seventeen senior design teams will showcase their projects at the annual Senior Projects Night.
May 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Examining sprawl, reimagining our cities
“A Field Guide to Sprawl,” on display at the gallery from November 14 through December 20, includes 50 aerial images, each cataloging a different ungainly aspect of urban development.
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
WGVU screens Hope of the Quechua
This weekend, the documentary, “The Hope of the Quechua,” a Calvin professor and his students filmed in an Ecuadoran mountain village will be seen by a public television audience.
February 20, 2009 | 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
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
Christian Psychology online
A psychology professor and a counselor co-author a book on the integration of faith and the teaching of psychology.
August 18, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Three students captured top honors in the 2011 edition of Calvin's entrepreneurial contest Elevator Pitch.
November 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The CRC Prayer Summit
A Calvin contingent will learn the Korean way of prayer at a three-day event in California.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A with a young author
One attendee at the biennial Young Author's Festival talks about the writing life.
April 23, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Senior engineers get ready
Calvin’s senior engineering majors prepare for Senior Projects Night—the annual showcase of the students’ engineering ingenuity.
May 06, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
Kapitula recently earned a $142,969 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on superatoms.
August 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Managing the mowers
They had 28 applicants, and Paul Campbell and Tyler Smies knew what they were looking for: kids who could make eye contact; kids who could make conversation; kids who could show up on time.
July 09, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Return of the native plants
Earlier this week at Calvin’s Lake Drive greenhouse, Jane Warners took a moment to talk about the plant she was re-potting: “This is bergamot. It’s part of the mint family, and it reproduces like crazy.”
May 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Active Commute Week
For the second year, Calvin's many commuters will join a city-wide challenge.
May 09, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Intern at the GRAM
Tatjcha Huberts, a Calvin senior art major, is picking through ArtPrize entries as part of her internship at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
September 17, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Exploring the mythological roots of Hollywood film
This January, students are studying classical myths and the contemporary films that spring from them.
January 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson