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Biographies from another era
Part of the homework in psychology 209 is creating the life histories of older adults.
May 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Biology major awarded major EPA research fellowship
Calvin biology major Tyler Bleeker was awarded a Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship by the Environmental Protection Agency. The total amount of the award is $48,900.
June 03, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
BizPlan: big plans, tough questions
Five teams presented business plans to compete for prizes ranging from $100–$1000.
April 05, 2011 | Theo Voss
Blankespoor named Brummel Chair
Professor Ron Blankespoor installed as the first-ever holder of the Brummel Chair in Organic Chemistry at Calvin College.
September 27, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Blessing and surprise: music major wins scholarship
Rasendrahasina received the Betty Van Andel Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship was the largest awarded by Opera Grand Rapids this year.
May 31, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Book on Chinese grammar
Qin and Larry Herzberg, professors of Asian Studies, recently co-authored "Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors." The book serves as a quick-reference supplement to any course of Mandarin Chinese language study. The text helps learners avoid the most common errors non-native speakers make when translating from English into Chinese. Stone Bridge Press published the book earlier this month.
December 10, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Bratt earns exemplary teaching award
History professor James Bratt has earned the highest honor that Calvin bestows on a faculty member.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Bringing the station wagon back to life
A new Calvin faculty member's documentary about the station wagon is up for an Emmy.
April 11, 2013 | Lynn Rosendale
BUS 381: Harley vibes, better mops
This past semester, senior information systems major Aravind Ranganathan learned that riding a motorcycle is tiring; the vibrations produced by the machine can exhaust a rider.
June 02, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Bykers share Spoelhof Award
Gaylen and Susan Byker were named the 2012 winners of the Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 01, 2012 | Phil de Haan
Calvin a leader in CPA exam pass rate
Calvin College students are among the national leaders in pass rates on the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam.
December 03, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin adds Chinese education major and minor
Calvin's new program will help meet a high demand for Chinese language teachers in the state of Michigan and beyond.
July 03, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin alum re-vitalizes a Pittsburgh arts community
2009 alum Jenna Vanden Brink has expanded participation at the Union Project from a few dozen to 1,000 learners.
February 24, 2012 | Gayle Boss
Calvin announces spring 2014 Dean's List
Thirty-eight percent of the student body achieved Dean's List status during the spring semester, maintaining a 3.5 GPA for the semester and at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA.
May 27, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin biology professor receives grant to study ants’ guts
John Wertz has spent his career studying “good” bacteria and was recently awarded $479,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue his research.
August 26, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin celebrates Black History Month
In February, the Calvin community will learn about the freed slave who founded the Baptist Church in Liberia, the Tuskegee Airmen and soul food.
February 10, 2012 | 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
Calvin clinic helps children with Apraxia
Three west Michigan women organized the first-annual Apraxia Awareness Walk/Bike and are giving the proceeds to Calvin College who is providing these children with the affordable care they need.
May 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College and Lions Club partner in shared vision
A partnership between Calvin College pre-med faculty and students and the Lions Club of Grand Rapids is helping bring fresh sight to children in Mexico.
February 19, 2015 | Lori Dykstra