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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
Rangeela: a life
In her first year at Calvin, Anne Zaki wanted to leave. Then she pioneered Rangeela.
February 24, 2011 | 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
A voice for Opera
Fitah Rasendrahasina plays a starring role in Opera Grand Rapids’ production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut.” The Calvin College junior portrays Edmondo, a young student who is a friend to the story’s hero, Des Grieux. Opera Grand Rapids artistic director Robert Lyall said that it’s uncommon for a college student to play a titled role in a professional production.
February 11, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Herzberg earns exemplary teaching award
Larry Herzberg, the father of Asian language studies at Calvin was honored the college's highest teaching award.
February 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: The Geography of Terrorism
In this class, students put terrorism on the map.
January 19, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Students reflect on the January Series
An interim class is giving their insights on the many speakers and topics covered in the January Series.
January 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Symposium embraces many forms of worship
The annual Symposium on Worship has a global audience and a broad view of worship.
December 16, 2010 | Phil de Haan
VIDEO: The Calvin community tells the Christmas story from Luke 2.
December 14, 2010 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson , Anderson
Two professors—one of computer science and one of political science—discuss Wikileaks.
December 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Book on Chinese grammar
Qin and Larry Herzberg, professors of Asian Studies, recently co-authored "Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors." The book serves as a quick-reference supplement to any course of Mandarin Chinese language study. The text helps learners avoid the most common errors non-native speakers make when translating from English into Chinese. Stone Bridge Press published the book earlier this month.
December 10, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Letters to a Young Calvinist
Philosopher James K.A. Smith has written a "less grumpy," more "winsome" portrait of Calvinism.
November 09, 2010 | Phil de Haan
The world from a sailboat
Two sisters, a Calvin sophomore and junior, spent a year circumnavigating the globe with their family.
November 08, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
The John Calvin pumpkin
We've resurrected the John Calvin pumpkin! Download the template, and carve your own Reformer.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Climate change lecture series
On Thursday, October 28 and Thursday, November 18, Calvin College will be hosting a pair of lectures on climate change.
October 26, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Researching the Hunger Winter
A Calvin College psychology professor’s professional participation in an international study on the Dutch hunger winter—known in the Netherlands as the Hongerwinter—was motivated by her mother's experience.
October 20, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Calvin in 24
On October 6, 2010, Calvin students, faculty and staff are invited to show what a typical Wednesday in their lives looks like.
October 01, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Composing for ArtPrize
When Fuentes, a Calvin professor of music, heard about the gold fingers that were coming to Grand Rapids for ArtPrize, he saw his second chance.
September 23, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
An International Passport
An inside look at the 2010 International Passport experience. The five-day program helps international students and their families transition to North American culture and to Calvin College.
September 02, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Interning at Berlin Raceway
When Brent Schuster was a little kid, he dreamed of playing for the Denver Nuggets; he still dreams of being on the professional basketball team’s payroll—but in a slightly different capacity.
August 30, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale