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On the ground in Nepal
Chemistry professor Herb Fynewever, a Fulbright Scholar in Nepal, talks about what it was like to be in fairly close proximity to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated the country.
May 05, 2015 | Matt Kucinski , Kemp Lyons
At the helm of an international journal
A new journal whose focus is the relationship between Christianity and educational theory and practice will be housed at Calvin College.
May 01, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Reasoning with the best in the business
Calvin philosophy majors and professors rubbed shoulders with the top scholars in their field at a recent workshop held on campus.
April 29, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
An expert's take on the state of the Republican party
Political science prof Kurt Pyle answers a trio of questions about the identity of the Republican party as they make a run at the White House in 2016.
April 22, 2015 | News & Stories staff
A gold standard for STEM research
Sam Auyeung is Calvin’s 16th Goldwater Scholar since 2008—a number unmatched by any other undergraduate institution over that span of time.
April 22, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
An expert's take on lifting sanctions on Iran
Economics prof Adel Abadeer is keeping an eye on the developments in Iran. Here, he tackles a trio of questions about what the economic implications would be if and when sanctions are lifted.
April 09, 2015 | News & Stories staff
Prof improving the quality of math teaching in GR
Since 2005, Calvin College mathematics professor Jan Koop has worked with 300 elementary school teachers in 21 schools throughout greater Grand Rapids.
April 09, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin prof headed to Oxford to study religion-science controversy
Calvin professor Jonathan Hill will head to Oxford University the next two summers to study religion and science in an effort to address the controversy over hot-button issues like human origins.
March 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
German prof lands Fulbright in Berlin
In spring 2016, Corey Roberts will use his Fulbright Award to study 18th and 19th century German cultural history in Berlin.
February 24, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Calvin College and Lions Club partner in shared vision
A partnership between Calvin College pre-med faculty and students and the Lions Club of Grand Rapids is helping bring fresh sight to children in Mexico.
February 19, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
Calvin profs at forefront of national conversation on defining economic success
In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.
February 13, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale , Matt Kucinski
Calvin College is a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars
Calvin College is one of just six bachelor's institutions in the nation to have at least two faculty members awarded prestigious Fulbright grants in 2014-15.
February 12, 2015 | 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
Students lead Faith and International Development Conference into its tenth year
From Feb. 5-7, more than 200 students and professionals from schools and organizations continent-wide will gather at Calvin College for the Faith and International Development Conference.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Calvin students study education in Zambia
This past spring, a group of 15 Calvin students traveled to Zambia to research education and compare classroom practices elsewhere in the world. They recently shared their experiences with the Calvin community.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
New Girls Who Code chapter introduces girls to computer science
Calvin profs, alums and students are working together to inspire, educate and equip middle and high school girls for the field of computer science.
January 21, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
Philosophy prof wins Christianity Today's Book of the Year Award
James K.A. Smith's book on philosopher Charles Taylor receives top honors in CT Magazine's Christianity and Culture category.
January 14, 2015 | Phil de Haan
New global partnership opens another door for pre-health students
In his new role at Calvin, Larry Gerbens is leveraging his 30 years of medical experience to open up new opportunities for students.
January 06, 2015 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin remembers Robert Otten
Calvin Classics professor emeritus Robert Otten is remembered for his ability to challenge and attract students to the Classics field of study.
December 12, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin partners with school in Liberia to fight Ebola
The Calvin community is raising money to fund programming designed to educate, reduce stigma, and respond to the trauma Ebola has caused to families and communities in Liberia.
December 01, 2014 | Katie Salyer