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One Goldwater, three honorables
Last summer, as Cheri Ackerman was working to isolate a protein, she put in a lot of hours in the “cold room”—one of the walk-in refrigerators in DeVries Hall that are kept at four degrees Celsius (or 39 degrees Fahrenheit).
April 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Aay lands Fulbright
Images of the Netherlands—in paintings, photographs and films—have always had a significant impact on how Americans viewed the Dutch homeland, said Calvin professor of geology, geography and environmental studies (GEO) Henk Aay.
April 26, 2010 | 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
That was fast: lacrosse
A once-obscure sport is gaining popularity at Calvin.
April 23, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Patterson lands Fulbright to research in Zambia
Throughout her life, Amy Patterson has worked in Senegal, taught in Ghana and studied AIDS advocacy in Zambia.
April 01, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Eat that book
Hekman Library sponsored the first-ever edible Book Festival.
March 26, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin students create national atlases
Students in a Calvin geography class have created online national atlases for Eritrea, Thailand and Nepal with more on the way.
March 26, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Betsy Sneller is a defender of "they."
March 25, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Students in the driver's seat
Katie Sportel is serving as the mentor for a service-learning spring break trip, one of nine such trips sending 105 Calvin students, faculty and staff to serve and learn all over the U.S.
March 19, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin student creates hymn-identifying Web site
Ever walk out of church with a song in your heart, the tune on your lips, but no words forthcoming to match the hymn’s melody? Well, thanks to a new development at Hymnary.org, if you can hum it, you can probably find it.
March 12, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Future doc has reel skills
Calvin junior Alex Cortez recently was chosen as one of ten winners of a national video contest for aspiring doctors.
March 05, 2010 | News and Stories
March is Women’s History Month, and the gender studies minor at Calvin is marking the occasion by featuring three books about gender issues.
March 01, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin names asteroid for Benjamin Banneker
Calvin names asteroid for Benjamin Banneker.
February 19, 2010 | Phil de Haan
High school chapel 101
Calvin education professor Robert Keeley is studying the impact of high school chapel on young people’s faith.
February 05, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
FAC construction update
Go inside the fences to get an update on the renovation of the Covenant Fine Arts Center.
January 29, 2010 | na
Alumna brings high school students to January Series
This year, 25 students from Orion Alternative High School attended a Calvin January Series talk.
January 28, 2010 | Cloud Cray
Responding to Haiti
Economics professor Roland Hoksbergen, veteran of earthquake reconstruction in Guatemala in 1976, speaks about the challenges ahead for Haiti.
January 21, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Sanctuary: Hallowed Space, Holy Place
An exhibition exploring the nature of "sacred space" is a result of art professor Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk's recent sabbatical.
January 15, 2010 | Cloud Cray
Korean prof reflects on first semester
Sun-Yang Hwang teaches Korean language and spreads the jeong.
January 15, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
T.R. Reid opens January Series with health care talk
Author and journalist T.R. Reid opened the January Series Wednesday, January 6, 2010 with a discussion about health care.
January 08, 2010 | Allison Graff