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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 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
Preserving and presenting in Umm el-Jimal
History professor Bert de Vries is preserving an ancient house in Umm el-Jimal, Jordan through a grant from the U.S. State Department.
August 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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 ArtPrize entry at Calvin College's (106) Gallery and Studio has been honored with the Sustainability Award, one of a handful of juried awards given out by organizers of the international art competition.
October 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Interim: Film Noir
Calvin students are looking at historical and cultural changes in American society via "film noir."
January 23, 2012 | Jeff Febus
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
Van Liere lands prestigious fellowship
To understand the medieval Christian fascination with the Hebrew Bible, Frans van Liere will study where Einstein studied.
February 24, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Young Kim wins Fulbright to study an expert in heresies
Epiphanius wrote a book exposing 80 heresies of his time. History professor Young Kim is writing about him.
February 24, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
In praise of Dutch women
The Dutch women who emigrated to the U.S. built strong families and communities.
February 27, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Betty Sanderson discovered 18th-century prints on a Prodigal Son theme in Calvin's permanent collection.
March 21, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Researching Ottoman worldviews in Turkey
Doug Howard is writing a history of an early-modern empire that is powerful, prosperous and melancholic.
April 20, 2012 | 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
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
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
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
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 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
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