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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
More Open Doors
Calvin ranks second nationally among baccalaureate institutions for the total number of students who study abroad.
February 15, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Betty Sanderson discovered 18th-century prints on a Prodigal Son theme in Calvin's permanent collection.
March 21, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Mustard Seed School
Emmy award-winning filmmaker and CAS prof Brian Fuller will be offering an exclusive screening of a documentary he worked on with some of his students during 2010 interim. On Friday, February 11, 2011, “A Shared Space: Learning from the Mustard Seed School,” will be screened at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.
January 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
New app guides student scavenger hunt for ArtPrize
Calvin's student development office provides a fresh way to experience ArtPrize.
September 24, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
New art exhibition brings light into the gallery
"Light: An Eternal Presence - The Donna Spaan Contemporary Collection of Art is on display in Calvin's Center Art Gallery.
September 16, 2015 | Rachel Watson
New interims for 2012
Students doing an on-campus interim will have three new choices next year.
March 29, 2011 | Theo Voss , Myrna Anderson , Steve Barkema
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
New series offers music over lunch
"Notes at Noon" features musical samplings from Calvin faculty and professional musicians from Grand Rapids.
November 04, 2014 | Katie Salyer
New student org hosts paintball
On Saturday, April 4, the newly formed Military Appreciation Club shall host a paintball outing for interested students.
March 03, 2009 | Matt Decker
Nontraditions to remember
Some have sneaked a few unconventional rituals into our Thanksgiving celebrations.
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Nurturer of Sacred Space
With a devoted commitment to her classroom and her students, Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk earns Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
May 11, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Online classes for high school students
High school students can round out their academic schedule with Calvin's online offerings in astronomy, computer science, history, and Latin.
December 01, 2011 | Laurie Lemmen
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
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
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
PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Poetic Justice: an honor's thesis
For her senior honors thesis, one student has fused slam poetry and social justice.
November 17, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
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