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Tuesday Apr 15 | Publishers' Weekly

Faith and Writing Fest Marks Spring in Winter-Worn Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids was Michigan's snowiest city this past winter, and mounds of aged snow still dotted parking lots at Calvin College during the Apr. 10-12 Festival of Faith and Writing, a biennial event that is ordinarily graced by spring flowers.


Related Topix: Michigan

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Calvin's Grant Van Putten shares story behind walk-off steal following national attention

Grant Van Putten's reputation as a school record-holding stolen base leader didn't prevent him from stealing yet another and gaining national recognition last weekend.


Related Topix: Albion College, Albion, MI

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sick of being cooped up during the winter? Go 'birding'

Warmer weather and a chorus of bird songs made the Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve a perfect place for children to discover birding Thursday.


Related Topix: Weather

Wed Apr 09, 2014

St. Albert Gazette

Scientist explores worlds past and present

J.P. Zonneveld doesn't shy away from the muck at Willapa Bay, Wash. during a group expedition to sample modern mudflats to understand how animals rework sediment in intertidal successions.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Grand Rapids, MI, Michigan State University

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Author Gene Luen Yang to present at Calvin College's Festival of Faith & Writing

"It's something I've been thinking about a lot, and it's also come up in writing and blog posts of my friends, as well," said Yang, 40, from his office in Fremont, Calif.


Related Topix: Fremont, CA, Entertainment

Christian Reformed Church's first non-ordained director 'simply God's man for the job'

A year after dropping a requirement that its executive director be a minister, the Christian Reformed Church in North America's governing body this summer will consider hiring a college president for the job.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Grandville, MI, Jenison, MI

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Top 5 things to do in Grand Rapids include Art.Downtown, Grand Rapids ...

Art, film and baseball are waiting for those looking to get up, get out, and do something around West Michigan and a few of these options are free.


Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Grand Rapids, MI, Kendall College of Art and Design, Ferris State University, Entertainment

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Hope men's track & field races past Calvin in dual meet

The Hope College men's track & field team won 10 events en route to a 93-60 dual meet win against Calvin College on Friday at the Gordon Brewer Outdoor Track.


Related Topix: Hope College

Calvin women's track and field tops Hope in dual meet

The Calvin College women's track & field team posted the best efforts in the 10 events during an 86-68 win at Hope College in a dual meet on Friday.


Related Topix: Hope College

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Calvin College alumnus appointed to lead Calvin Oratorio Society

Sean Ivory, who teaches choral music at Forest Hills Central High School, becomes the seventh leader in the 94-year history of the venerable music organization.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, College, Saint Olaf College, Grand Rapids, MI, J.S. Bach, Classical, Entertainment

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Area colleges bring some unique, familiar works to the stage

It's amazing what goes on in colleges around Grand Rapids. At Grand Valley State University, students learned about the Kindertransport, the transport Jewish children out of Germany during World War II and watched a woman come to terms with her past.


Related Topix: Grand Valley State University, Cornerstone University, Theater, Arts, Classical, Stephen Sondheim

College affordability: Low-income students bearing brunt of price hikes at some West Michigan schools

Students from low-income families are seeing college costs rise at a greater rate than their wealthy counterparts at several West Michigan schools, a trend that could hurt the poor as the cost of obtaining a degree continues to rise.


Related Topix: Hope College, Cornerstone University, Grand Valley State University, Ferris State University

Thu Mar 27, 2014

People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- March 27, 2014

People on The Move announces the new title or working role of local people moving from one paid position to another.


Related Topix: Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, Michigan State University

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Calvin College receives $104,000 grant for undergraduate research

Four undergraduate students at Calvin College will embark on in-depth research projects, thanks to a $104,000 award from the Beckman Scholars Program.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Biology, Biochemistry

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Silver City Sun-News

Editorial: Scott equipped to be next DACC president

One of the first big challenges facing the new president of Dona Ana Community College will be to work toward regaining national accreditation for the school's nursing program.


Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Wayne State University, Michigan State University, New Mexico State University, Opinion

The Bennington Banner

New England Music Festival brings in hundreds of performers

This weekend, Mount Anthony Union High School will host about 450 of New England's best musicians for the 87th annual New England Music Festival.


Related Topix: Hofstra University, New York, Symphony, Arts, Moravian College, University of Hartford