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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
Studying latent HIV through an NIH grant
Biology professor Anding Shen is researching the latent reservoir, funded by $300,000 from the National Institutes of Health.
August 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Pioneering social work in Liberia
For five years Calvin faculty have been pioneering the first bachelor of social work program in Liberia.
September 26, 2011 | 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
A new front door: CFAC opens
The pianos have moved in. The art has arrived. The Covenant Fine Arts Center, under renovation since May of 2009, is set to open.
October 18, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
A student's memory of Dexter, Mich.
A Calvin senior writes about his hometown, which was devastated by a tornado on March 15.
March 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Halteman's journey extends to Oxford
As a fellow of the Oxford enterprise, Halteman hopes to continue raising awareness about farm animals, particularly those raised in factory farm settings.
August 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin classes to present Sonnet Walk
English and CAS classes join forces to perform sonnets in honor of Shakespeare's birthday, Monday, April 23.
April 19, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Senior wins regional Idea Pitch
Kim VandenAkker, the winner of this year's Elevator Pitch, recently won the regional Idea Pitch.
November 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin faculty and staff share traditions, disasters and recipes for turkey day.
November 21, 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
Kalamazoo River oil spill: Q&A
Gerry Van Kooten, who worked on the recovery of Prince William Sound after the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, talked about the difference between ocean and river cleanup, how to get rid of all that oil and about nature's ability to rebound in the current Michigan's Kalamazoo River oil spill.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Biographies from another era
Part of the homework in psychology 209 is creating the life histories of older adults.
May 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson