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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
Celebrating Black History Month
Calvin's administrative and academic departments are teaming up on a roster of Black History Month events.
February 04, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Beckman Grant funds indepth student research
Calvin College has won a prestigious $77,000 grant from the Beckman Scholars Program to give expanded, intensive research experiences to a handful of Calvin students.
April 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Preserving and presenting in Umm el-Jimal
History professor Bert de Vries is preserving an ancient house in Umm el-Jimal, Jordan through a grant from the U.S. State Department.
August 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin staff member heads for inauguration
A Calvin staff member is taking a long weekend to visit her brother and niece in Washington D.C. and to attend a historical event: the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama.
January 16, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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
High school students prepare for the ACT through Excel
Calvin's ACT prep program familiarizes high school-ers with both the test and the college.
November 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns Paul Sytsema
Paul Sytsema is remembered for serving his colleagues all across campus and for his unflagging good humor.
November 02, 2012 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
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
Researching Ottoman worldviews in Turkey
Doug Howard is writing a history of an early-modern empire that is powerful, prosperous and melancholic.
April 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Art prof is state's art teacher
Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk has been recognized as the MAEA Higher Ed Teacher of the Year.
September 12, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Tigchelaar: Professor of the Year
Biology professor Peter Tigchelaar wins Professor of the Year.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A grant for teaching reading
A $200,000 Teacher Quality Grant allows Calvin's education department to enhance the teaching of reading in local schools.
August 29, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Serving and learning in southeast Asia
When he is in Indonesia this summer, Kevin Van Harn will try to remember not to point with his finger.
May 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Hendriksma wins Spoelhof Award
Jane Hendriksma, Calvin's dean of students for judicial affairs, won the 2011 William Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The Book of the Dun Cow
The Calvin Theatre Company has adapted a play from Walter Wangerin's award-winning novel.
April 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Melissa Haegert Dykhuis '10
She grew up stargazing in Africa and researched asteroids at Calvin. Now Melissa Haegert Dykhuis is earning a doctorate in physics.
September 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A $230,000 NSF grant to discover chemical reactions
Chemistry professor Carolyn Anderson is extending her research while developing a new generation of researchers.
March 28, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Election 2008: Calvin reacts
Today we queried Calvin students, faculty and staff about the election. How do they feel about the results of yesterday's historic election?
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson , Allison Graff