Showing 1 - 20 of 54 for "history"
Charting a new course for Plaster Creek
The Plaster Creek Stewards recently received two grants totaling $800K, allowing the group to expand its educational, research and restoration work in one of the state's most polluted watersheds.
July 29, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Longtime history prof earns third Fulbright Award
Jim Bratt, history professor emeritus at Calvin College, is headed to China as a Fulbright Scholar to teach U.S. history and European cultural history at Xiamen University.
June 15, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Student-faculty project maps history of Dutch immigration
Junior Matt Raybaud spent the summer creating maps that will be used in an atlas.
October 29, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Professor dives deep into history of rare manuscript
Meeter Center houses medieval document that is worth $70,000.
October 12, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Grant brings together experts on American–Chinese relations
Some of the world’s foremost experts converge on Calvin’s campus next summer for a three-week seminar on the relationship between the two countries.
November 19, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Art exhibition traces Native American history
Exhibition brings together Native American historical artifacts and the work of an early 20th century photographer.
October 31, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Spanish prof uncovers history by preserving newspapers
Ed Miller is working to bring forgotten 19th century Afro-Argentine newspapers to the public through a web archive.
August 13, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin remembers Charles Young
Professor of art history emeritus Charles Young is remembered by the Calvin community as someone who cared deeply for students.
July 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Graduating with honors
For Rachel Hekman, receiving a medal at Honors Convocation was the realization of a dream that began back in high school.
April 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Where sports and history meet
History professor Bruce Berglund's love for sports and history converge in his podcast "New Books in Sports."
April 09, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Art exhibition features student-faculty scholarship, new technology
The newest exhibition in Calvin's Center Art Gallery utilizes both 18th and 21st-century technology.
November 13, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
We Are Calvin: Kai Koopman
Senior Kai Koopman takes first-year students into the wilderness to help them transition into college.
September 06, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin's Honors Program names new director
History professor Bruce Berglund takes over the reins as director of Calvin's Honors Program. Classics professor Ken Bratt retired this past May after leading the Honors program for the past 20 years.
June 06, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen
Calvin remembers Frank Roberts
The Calvin mourns professor emeritus Frank Roberts, who died on Friday, March 29, 2013.
April 03, 2013 | 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
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
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: The language of the African-American church
Students are learning about preaching, praising, praying and testifying within the black oral tradition.
January 18, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Art professor uses her new exhibition to spotlight Mexican victims of crime.
For Voces, her new exhibition, Mandy Cano Villalobos has embroidered 400 white shirts with the names of murder victims.
October 26, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Remembering the War of 1812
The War of 1812 is better recalled by Canadians than by Americans, says Calvin professor of history Will Katerberg.
July 05, 2012 | Jeff Febus