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Calvin alum addresses health hazards in Kent County housing
As executive director of Healthy Homes Coalition, Paul Haan has spent the past decade fighting lead and substandard housing issues in Grand Rapids.
September 12, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Farm knowledge from the engineering lab
Annie Stegink '09 works at Community Harvest Project, a non-profit farm in Massachusetts, using her engineering education daily.
August 15, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Walking Boldly: Nathan Maring
Nathan Maring '16 feels called to be a police officer as he pursues his passion of helping people and seeking justice and solutions for problems plaguing communities.
August 05, 2016 | News & Stories staff
Charting a new course for Plaster Creek
The Plaster Creek Stewards recently received two grants totaling $800K, allowing the group to expand its educational, research and restoration work in one of the state's most polluted watersheds.
July 29, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Eastern Europe: Following the childhood dream
Kelly Organ '12 is a program coordinator for New Horizons Foundation in Lupeni, Romania.
July 25, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin professor helps put students’ poetry in motion
Lew Klatt, poet laureate for Grand Rapids, answers a trio of questions about a project that helps kids express their understanding of local history through haiku.
April 07, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Two threads emerge from impressive January Series lineup
The power of story and global security are two threads woven throughout an impressive lineup that includes a Holocaust survivor, "America's young Nelson Mandela" and a former NATO Commander.
October 28, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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
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 welcomes nationally-acclaimed eco chef
On Thursday, April 24, Bryant Terry will share thoughts and recipes from his newly released book "Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed."
April 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Student runs to combat human trafficking
On Saturday, April 26, freshman Laurel Youngquist will be running for a cause in Calvin's 5K Spring Classic.
April 17, 2014 | Jonathan Chong
GR Walks app puts history in your hands
Calvin alum Josh Leo developed GR Walks, a new walking tour app. He worked with Calvin students to develop tours of Eastown and Heritage Hill-North.
July 12, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin clinic helps children with Apraxia
Three west Michigan women organized the first-annual Apraxia Awareness Walk/Bike and are giving the proceeds to Calvin College who is providing these children with the affordable care they need.
May 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Two $200,000 grants for improving teacher quality
Calvin faculty are working with teachers from area schools to improve their teaching of writing, math.
April 11, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Nursing students offer care at Supper House
A northwest emergency food center is one place Calvin nurses are learning about healthcare.
March 27, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin orchestra gets new conductor
Conductor, performer and teacher John Varineau will conduct Calvin's orchestras.
January 29, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin in 24 - 2012
On Oct. 12, students, faculty and staff took photos of their day—and we have the winners!
October 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Supporting math teaching in GR schools
Jan Koop has landed her fourth consecutive grant to work with Grand Rapids-area math teachers.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Girls in Training
Calvin volleyball players are teaching local middle-school girls a holistic approach to health.
March 19, 2012 | Andrew Knot
Calvin community meets Michael Le Roy
Presidential appointee Michael Le Roy spent a Saturday meeting the Calvin community.
January 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson