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Patterson lands Fulbright to research in Zambia
Throughout her life, Amy Patterson has worked in Senegal, taught in Ghana and studied AIDS advocacy in Zambia.
April 01, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Peru and other Open Doors
The new semester in Peru is one reason Calvin is ranked high for semester-abroad opportunities.
March 02, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Pescadora Film Journey
Go behind the scenes with media production professor Daniel Garcia and 11 of his students as they are on location in Pescadora, Peru beginning the production of a feature-length film.
June 03, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Peter Fish Brings in $3,500
This year's Peter Fish collection at Calvin College has netted almost $3,500 for world hunger relief.
November 21, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
Peter Fish swims again
At LOFT, Peter Fish were distributed as a campus-wide effort to raise money to combat world hunger.
November 14, 2008 | Katie Landan
Pioneering social work in Liberia
For five years Calvin faculty have been pioneering the first bachelor of social work program in Liberia.
September 26, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Plantinga wins prestigious Rescher Prize
Alvin Plantinga was named a 2012 winner of a prize that honors the systematic study of philosophy.
December 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Prayer Summit reflections
Calvin staff and faculty share their experiences of the CRC Prayer Summit held in April at All Nations Church.
May 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
Prof receives $200K grant
Calvin professor of philosophy Kelly Clark recently received nearly $200,000 to fund a project on religious liberty and tolerance. The project, supported by the John Templeton Foundation, will fund the following: a book on religious liberty and tolerance—including translations of the book into Indonesian, Turkish, Hebrew and Arabic—a conference at Georgetown University during the tenth anniversary of 9/11, and planning for conventions on liberty and tolerance in Indonesia, Turkey and Israel. Clark will work on the project with staff from the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity.
April 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Prof researches urban cycling in Denmark, Netherlands
Calvin philosophy professor Lee Hardy hopes that his research on urban cycling in Copenhagen and Amsterdam leads to practical solutions to transportation infrastructure in Grand Rapids.
August 24, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Professor emeritus Edward Ericson, Jr. reflects on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In 1983, Solzhenitsyn collaborated with Ericson on an abridgment of “The Gulag Archipelago,” a partnership that allowed the Calvin professor to stay with the author at his Vermont home. Ericson is currently editing a collection of Solzhenitsyn essays, which will soon be translated into Russian.
August 05, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Puzzling and Koninginnedag-ing for Dutch heritage
For Dutch Heritage Month many activities and events have taken place from finishing a 9,000 piece puzzle to the celebration of the Koninginnedag or “queen’s day.”
April 03, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A on Egypt
Two Calvin staffers raised in Egypt reflect on the current political situation in that country.
February 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A with Amy Patterson: researching in Africa
Amy Patterson talks about researching HIV support groups in Zambia as a Fulbright Scholar.
September 08, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Q&A: A Christian approach to teaching languages
Calvin professors of German, French and Chinese discuss how foreign language pedagogy has changed and how to teach a language Christian-ly.
June 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A: Japanese tsunami
Calvin professors talk about earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear power, radiation and the resiliency of the Japanese people.
March 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Two professors—one of computer science and one of political science—discuss Wikileaks.
December 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Quest for the Golden Towel
For some students, jumping in the Sem Pond for four consecutive years is a goal. For three students, it was a mission.
February 14, 2012 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
Raising awareness of North Korea's refugees
Students from the organization Liberty in North Korea plan a multi-part event to spotlight the situation in North Korea.
April 10, 2012 | Phil de Haan