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Interim: Crime and Detective Fiction
Students are meeting everybody from Miss Marple to Sam Spade in an interim class on detective fiction.
January 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Senior Wins Prestigious Writing Award
A Calvin College senior has won the first prize in the fiction division of the 2005-2006 Conference on Christianity and Literature Student Writing Contest.
May 16, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Researching the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A: Japanese tsunami
Calvin professors talk about earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear power, radiation and the resiliency of the Japanese people.
March 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Meeter Center hosts institute for high school teachers
In 16th-century France, Protestants and Catholics living in the same village wrestled with questions like the following: what if your Protestant grandson wants to marry a Catholic girl? High school teachers will have the opportunity to wrestle with these and other related questions via “Making Sense of the Reformation.”
September 01, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Peru and other Open Doors
The new semester in Peru is one reason Calvin is ranked high for semester-abroad opportunities.
March 02, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
CTC performs The Mystery of Edwin Drood
In this musical adaptation of Dickens' unfinished mystery, the audience chooses the outcome.
November 01, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A gift to the Meeter Center
A Reformation scholar donated his entire research collection—more than 2,500 volumes—to the Meeter Center.
October 27, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A scholar in refuge
Zimbabwean professor Richard Nenge has found a temporary home at Calvin through the Scholar Rescue Fund program.
January 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Two Calvin departments are teaming up to launch a new giving circle for lovers of art.
November 09, 2010 | 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
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
Two Seniors Selected for Teach America
Two Calvin seniors have been accepted to join the elite cadre of students recruited by Teach for America to teach for two years in classrooms in the urban and rural U.S.
February 16, 2006 | 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
Senior wins regional BizPlan
Calvin senior business major Kelly LeCoy bested the field at the 2011 Regional BizPlan.
April 13, 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
Templeton funds values and virtues in China
Since 2007, Calvin efforts in China have been funded by a $2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to the Nagel Institute.
October 30, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Student senate launches #Wearecalvin
Students are giving their feedback in Calvin's prioritization and strategic planning processes.
March 01, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
History professor chairs MASAL panel
Calvin history professor Eric Washington was recently named the 2013–14 chair of the History Panel of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters (MASAL).
April 25, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
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