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Partnering to create cancer education curriculum for kids
Biology professor Amy Wilstermann, her students and local health professionals have teamed up to develop a curriculum that helps explain cancer to kids.
November 19, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Calvin remembers Willis DeBoer
Calvin religion professor emeritus Willis DeBoer is remembered as a man who was utterly steady.
November 14, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin hosts Symposium on Common Grace in Business
Theologians, scholars and business people convened at Calvin College for conversations about the application of Abraham Kuyper’s theological work on common grace to the business world.
November 01, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
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
New kiln expands artistic opportunities
Calvin will replace its 40-year old kiln with a technologically advanced, easy-to-use and energy-efficient gas reduction fire kiln.
October 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin remembers Dale Brown
Former Calvin professor Dale Brown is remembered for his love for literature, his care for students and his wicked sense of humor.
October 14, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin participates in worldwide MegaMenger Build
Calvin’s math department will use 160 pounds of business cards to construct a cubic representation of a fractal.
October 09, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $1.1 million grant
A group working to restore Michigan's most contaminated watershed recently received its largest grant to date.
October 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Menlo Innovations CEO keynotes Calvin's Business Partners Awards Luncheon
The event honors business and individuals that have partnered with the college's business program to create outstanding learning opportunities for students.
October 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Employers seeking out Calvin computer science majors
Professors credit Calvin's liberal arts education for why computer science majors like junior Carson Wiens will remain in high demand.
October 07, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Novel NIH grant provides synergy in the student-faculty research experience
A trio of profs has teamed up to better understand the regulation of GLUT1.
September 25, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin grads on Epic adventure
Four recent Calvin grads are meeting in tree houses and having lunch by waterfall—as part of their job.
September 19, 2014 | Laurie Lemmen
New initiative pairs Calvin with community leaders to make college more accessible
Calvin College is one of seven west Michigan colleges and universities committing to collaborate on Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell's "To College, Through College" initiative.
September 18, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin students track trees in the Ecosystem Preserve
Every five years a team of students and professors survey the 3-4,000 trees in the college's Ecosystem Preserve, recording each tree’s location, type, diameter, health and height.
September 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
U.S. News recognizes Calvin College for its undergraduate research
Calvin is on a short list of institutions that U.S. News & World Report highlights as outstanding examples of undergraduate research and creative projects.
September 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin biology professor receives grant to study ants’ guts
John Wertz has spent his career studying “good” bacteria and was recently awarded $479,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue his research.
August 26, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
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
We Are Calvin: Lauren Merz
This summer, Lauren Merz worked in a lab at the University of Michigan researching post-exercise fatigue in muscular dystrophy patients.
August 08, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Thuy-Nhi Nguyen
Thuy-Nhi Nguyen is spending this summer studying songbirds at the Au Sable Institute in northern Michigan.
August 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin students showcase their summer research projects
On Wednesday, July 23, student researchers in Calvin's science departments gave the public a glimpse of their work during an inaugural science research open house.
August 06, 2014 | Grace Ruiter