Showing 1 - 20 of 25 for "political science"
Students at the epicenter of American politics
From meeting with think tanks to members of Congress to attending the presidential inauguration, Calvin College students are gaining a new perspective on American politics this January.
January 20, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Alumni journalists with ABC News, Washington Post return to discuss election
On Friday, Sept. 23, Calvin alums Ryan Struyk and John Muyskens will discuss faithful fact checking.
September 22, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
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
Fostering good citizenship amidst turbulent politics
The Calvin political science department is bringing current government issues into conversation in a variety of ways.
July 28, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Expert analyzes GOP nominee scenarios
With the Iowa Caucus about a week away, political science professor Doug Koopman analyzes GOP nominee scenarios.
January 21, 2016 | News & Stories Staff
Semester in D.C. opens new doors for students
Seniors Ryan Struyk and Cristina Ureña used Calvin's semester program in Washington, D.C. as a springboard to future internship and job opportunities.
May 20, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Joel Westra
Joel Westra’s path to becoming a political science professor began from a childhood fascination with maps and militaries.
June 21, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
New Henry Chair takes a global focus
Kevin den Dulk says students must focus on Asia and the global south.
January 02, 2013 | Phil de Haan
Calvin's swim coach completes Ironman, longtime dream
Calvin's swim coach Dan Gelderloos realized a longtime dream this summer by completing an Ironman Triathlon.
August 28, 2012 | Jeff Febus
Romney's Michigan roots
"The Romney name is familiar, but Mitt Romney's not really well known."
February 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Telling Yemen’s story in the West
James Robin King '04 helps scholars from turbulent countries find refuge.
October 19, 2011 | Gayle Boss
Q&A with Amy Patterson: researching in Africa
Amy Patterson talks about researching HIV support groups in Zambia as a Fulbright Scholar.
September 08, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Corwin Smidt - Grand Rapids Press
“No other group of people has access to so many Americans on a sustained basis.”
June 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Q&A on Egypt
Two Calvin staffers raised in Egypt reflect on the current political situation in that country.
February 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Remembering Johan Westra
On Sunday, November 7, 2010, Johan Westra, age 88, passed away peacefully at his home. Westra ’52 taught at Calvin College for 27 years. He was the college's first full-time political science professor.
November 12, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Doug Koopman - previewing the midterm elections
"You really have to be a consensus builder and move forward ... "
November 11, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Corwin Smidt, director of the Paul Henry Institute and professor of political science at Calvin, was awarded the “Founders Award” at the 42nd-annual meeting of the Michigan Conference of Political Scientists held October 21-22.
November 11, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Talking politics along the path
In between classes students answer a handful of questions surrounding the upcoming midterm elections.
October 29, 2010 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns the loss of Jim Penning
“He was a very good political scientist and one of the nicest men I’ve ever met."
July 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Amy Surbatovich