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English is now three majors
There are now three ways to major in English, courtesy of a major program revision.
March 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Artist recovers Alutiiq culture
Artist Perry Eaton preserves and honors an ancient heritage.
February 25, 2011 | 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
PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | 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
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
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
ISRI awards scholarships to incoming students
The Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) will award a total of $32,000 in scholarships to up to eight current and incoming students in 2009–2010 through a $581,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Video: Black Friday at the Campus Store
They lined up for hours ...
November 18, 2011 | 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
Ten students representing four academic majors pitched their bright ideas in Calvin's first-annual Elevator Pitch Competition.
November 11, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Student uses Pepsi grant to care for strays
Alissa Hoekstra's 5k grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project will be used to help her local animal shelter.
December 13, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A silent retreat
On Friday evening, October 2, a contingent of Calvin students, faculty, staff, spouses and friends will drive down to Camp Geneva in Holland, Mich. For the 24 hours that follow, they’re going to practice being very, very quiet.
October 02, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Providing a firm foundation
On Wednesday, June 10, director of foundation relations Lois Konyndyk became the eighth staff member in Calvin College history to be honored with the William Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 10, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
David: A Play with Psalms
A play pulled straight from the Bible highlights some of the anti-heroic episodes in the life of the biblical king.
January 11, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Students boycott American Apparel
Hours after she found out she had been elected president of the Calvin student body, Abbie Belford was sitting behind a table in Johnny’s, urging her peers to boycott America Apparel.
April 23, 2010 | 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
Researching the CRC's work with Cuban refugees
The CRC's embrace of Cuban refugees in the 1960s—a signal event in CRC history—opened the denomination to other cultures.
July 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The Goldwater five
Each of the five students at the table—Leisman, Cok, Tasker, Ferdinands and Haegert—is a recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Together they are the largest contingent of Goldwater Scholars ever to study at Calvin.
April 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson