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Calvin’s provost receives Fulbright Award
Claudia Beversluis, previous provost of Calvin College, received a Fulbright award. During the March 2014, she will travelled with a small team of American University administrators to several cities in India, visiting major universities to discuss issues in higher education.
February 13, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Goldwater tradition continues: Students earn top research award
Since 2008, Calvin College has had more Goldwater Scholars than any other liberal arts college in the nation.
April 05, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, longtime English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. He's remembered as a great teacher and an encouraging mentor who cared deeply about students.
July 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
NIH grant brings students to the cutting-edge of cancer research
Biochemistry prof Brendan Looyenga recently received a $295,939 grant from the National Cancer Institute to do research with students that could provide useful insights into both neurology and oncology.
February 04, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Chemistry prof named Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar
Doug Vander Griend is one of seven faculty members in the U.S. to be awarded an unrestricted research grant of $60,000.
August 12, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Engineering prof's paper gets national recognition
Gayle Ermer’s paper received top recognition at the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) annual conference in Indianapolis.
June 20, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Students of the sky
"After an introduction to variable stars and the modeling that is being done to understand their behavior, students were put in groups with Calvin students and allowed to examine the data with sophisticated software in order to look for trace patterns."
February 18, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News gives Calvin high marks
U.S. News & World Report gives Calvin high marks for its strong commitment to teaching and service-learning and for the quality of its first-year experience.
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Michigan Author Award
Professor of English Gary Schmidt was recently named the winner of the 2011 Michigan Author Award. The Library of Michigan and the Michigan Library Association sponsors the award, which honors Michigan writers for their contributions to literature based on an outstanding published body of work.
August 26, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
A math professor works in digital forensics
Mathematics professor Earl Fife uses digital tools to bust criminals for the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
December 03, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
The economic impact of year-round schooling
A professor-student duo researches the economics of studying all the year 'round.
June 24, 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
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
English profs dig deeper into the classics
Two English profs are hoping a fresh perspective on the classics will translate into a deeper understanding of the texts for both them and their students.
May 14, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Elisha Marr
Calvin sociology professor Elisha Marr is raising awareness about stereotypes in the media one class at a time.
June 25, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: David Wunder
Calvin engineering professor David Wunder thought he was going to be an architect until he took a few courses in water treatment.
July 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Marilyn and Jason Stansbury
Calvin business professors Marilyn and Jason Stansbury got the president of Calvin College's blessing before they got married.
August 14, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Maria Rodriguez
Calvin Spanish professor Maria Rodriguez trusted in God's plan even when the odds were stacked against her.
July 16, 2013 | Grace Ruiter