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A world-class scholar
Calvin College professor of history emeritus Ed VanKley has passed away at the age of 72 from complications related to pneumonia.
October 10, 2002 | Phil de Haan
American Frontiers, Global Perspective
A conference, funded by a $133,150 NEH grant will put the myth of the American West in global perspective.
September 16, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
An art history mystery
In 2007, neurologist and 1955 alumnus Cornelis “Kees” Van Nuis, donated 16 paintings to the permanent collection at Calvin College
August 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
An online education report card
Students and faculty appraise the online classes offered through Calvin's 2012 pilot program.
June 28, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
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
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
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
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 history professor writes landmark text on Christianity in China
Daniel Bays has written the first comprehensive history of Christianity in China since 1929.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin hosts BA and BFA exhibitions
This year, the BA and BFA exhibitions will be held concurrently, one downtown, one at Calvin.
May 16, 2011 | Theo Voss
Calvin hosts Hague School exhibition
From Oct. 5 through Nov. 17, 2007, the Center Art Gallery at Calvin College will be hosting “Between Nature and Nationality: The Hague School in the Nineteenth Century."
October 01, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns the loss of Herb Brinks
On Tuesday, May 16, 2011, Herb Brinks, Calvin history professor emeritus and founder of the Calvin archives, died at his home after a lengthy bout with myeloma.
May 19, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Calvin remembers Frank Roberts
The Calvin mourns professor emeritus Frank Roberts, who died on Friday, March 29, 2013.
April 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin student crowned cattle queen
A Calvin junior student recently attained royal status over a whole herd of subjects.
February 01, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
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