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
Grant brings together experts on American–Chinese relations
Some of the world’s foremost experts converge on Calvin’s campus next summer for a three-week seminar on the relationship between the two countries.
November 19, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
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
Prof compares Aquinas' view of the afterlife with Twilight
Philosophy professor Christina Van Dyke is taking a closer look at what Aquinas had to say about the humans in the afterlife to see if it matches up with his ideas about life on earth.
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
Senate initiative connects students with local congregations
More than 120 churches representing 27 denominations are included in the recently launched online church directory.
September 25, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
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
Spanish prof uncovers history by preserving newspapers
Ed Miller is working to bring forgotten 19th century Afro-Argentine newspapers to the public through a web archive.
August 13, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Entrada provides crash course for college
Seventy students graduated from Calvin's 28th edition of Entrada—a month-long summer college immersion experience.
August 07, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
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
Calvin adds Chinese education major and minor
Calvin's new program will help meet a high demand for Chinese language teachers in the state of Michigan and beyond.
July 03, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Service-Learning Center celebrates 50 years
The students who planted roots of service-learning at Calvin back in the 1960's, joined with a half-century worth of volunteers to celebrate the milestone anniversary.
June 18, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
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
English profs dig deeper into the classics
Two English profs are hoping a fresh perspective on the classics will translate into a deeper understanding of the texts for both them and their students.
May 14, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Graduating with honors
For Rachel Hekman, receiving a medal at Honors Convocation was the realization of a dream that began back in high school.
April 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Philosophy prof reaches new audience
Lee Hardy taught a Christian ethics course at Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia as part of a ministry program Calvin Seminary offers for the inmates.
April 21, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Trio of nursing students receive research awards
Three Calvin seniors received awards for their research at the Midwest Nursing Research Society conference this past month.
April 15, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Perkins Fellows serving during spring break
Twenty-nine students are headed to Jackson, Miss., during spring break on one of Calvin's 10 service-oriented spring break trips.
March 19, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin professor named Grand Rapids poet laureate
Professor Lew Klatt is on a three-year term as Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, starting April 2014.
March 11, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Rangeela explores cultures behind performances
The annual international student variety show showcased music, dance, drama and poetry from countries around the globe.
March 05, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faith and International Development Conference starts global conversations
Attendees discuss global issues from a faith perspective at the Faith and International Development Conference.
February 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Marilyn and Jason Stansbury
Calvin business professors Marilyn and Jason Stansbury got the president of Calvin College's blessing before they got married.
August 14, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Old classics meet modern technology at CCEL
Calvin computer science students bring classic religious texts and hymns into the digital age.
August 13, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Adam Wolpa
Adam Wolpa draws on his experiences in food service to create his art.
August 05, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: James K.A. Smith
Professor James K.A. Smith was born to high school dropouts who weren't very religious. He became one of the most prominent Christian scholars in our culture.
July 30, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin Young Women's Business Institute inspires attendees
The Young Women's Business Institute gave high school junior and senior girls a chance to explore careers in business.
July 23, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Won Lee
Calvin religion professor Won Lee considers teaching his ministry.
July 19, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Maria Rodriguez
Calvin Spanish professor Maria Rodriguez trusted in God's plan even when the odds were stacked against her.
July 16, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
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
John Calvin's 504th birthday
Making his grand entrance atop a green John Deere tractor, chaplain emeritus Dale Cooper took on the role of John Calvin at his 504th birthday party.
July 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: David Wunder
Calvin engineering professor David Wunder thought he was going to be an architect until he took a few courses in water treatment.
July 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Elisha Marr
Calvin sociology professor Elisha Marr is raising awareness about stereotypes in the media one class at a time.
June 25, 2013 | 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
Faculty Profile: Anding Shen
Biology professor Anding Shen is a prominent player in HIV research.
June 13, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Jeanne Nienhuis wins Spoelhof Award
Jeanne Nienhuis is the recipient of the 2013 Spoelhof Award—the highest honor any Calvin staff member can receive.
June 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter