Calvin remembers Wally Bratt
Wally Bratt was a master teacher of German and receiving Calvin's top teaching award served as proof. But it is the investment he made in people that is counted as his greatest legacy. Just ask his former students and colleagues.
April 09, 2021 | Matt Kucinski
When A Community Shapes You
When Michael went to jail in 1992 for second-degree murder, he felt his humanity had ended. Nearly three decades later, he testifies to how his Calvin community helped him see himself no longer as an agent of destruction, but rather as an agent of renewal.
January 22, 2021 | Matt Kucinski
Placing Poetry on Creation's Canvas
For a graphic design class project, Gabrielle Eisma, a junior at Calvin University, took 16 poems written by local artists and curated an unconventional and quite hidden gallery space.
December 18, 2020 | Matt Kucinski
From life sentence to meaningful life
In 1998, Marqurice Jackson was sentenced to life in prison, where he lost all hope. But within the past five years, something happened inside prison walls that restored Jackson's hope and transformed his life.
November 20, 2020 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin professor partners on $1 million grant project to help churches be anti-racist
Calvin professor Mark Mulder is part of a trio of researchers helping the Alliance of Baptists denomination understand what it means to be anti-racist, and how to move their congregations toward that desired future state.
November 06, 2020 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin receives $11 million gift for faculty development
Calvin University is receiving an $11 million gift that will deepen the institution's commitment to teach from a Reformed Christian perspective and expand its ability to shape Reformed Christian thought leadership around the world.
June 29, 2020 | Matt Kucinski
Richard Mouw comes home to Calvin
After 35 years at Fuller Theological Seminary, Richard Mouw, a widely-respected theologian and philosopher, is returning to Calvin University where his career in academia began. He's joining the Henry Institute as a senior research fellow.
June 04, 2020 | Matt Kucinski
A pile of clothes serves a deeper purpose
Calvin student Freshta Tori Jan created an online store that makes masks and distributes them to the homeless. And it all started when a pile of old clothes crossed into the path of a compelling mission.
April 16, 2020 | Matt Kucinski
Turning over the keys
For the past five years, Calvin faculty and staff have been building a bachelor's degree program inside prison walls. What the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed, is they've actually been building leaders.
April 01, 2020 | Matt Kucinski
Tim Tebow coming to Grand Rapids
Tim Tebow, a professional athlete, ESPN analyst, and author, will be a featured speaker at the Second Global Congress on Sport and Christianity in October 2019.
June 12, 2019 | Matt Kucinski
Conference calls students to be servants, not saviors
From February 7-9, the student-led Faith and International Development Conference will offer students, scholars, and international development organizations the opportunity to network and engage with pressing issues in the field.
February 02, 2019 | Connor Bechler
Exploring the intersection of Faith and Democracy
At Calvin College, experts will dig deeper into the national discussion of the relationship between Christianity and American politics.
December 03, 2018 | Connor Bechler
Calvin Prison Initiative students lead restorative justice conference
A population of students in the Calvin Prison Initiative (CPI) program are helping facilitate some important conversations related to restorative justice, hoping to lead change from behind bars.
November 26, 2018 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Leading Climate Action with The Gospel
Kyle Meyaard-Schaap is the national organizer and spokesperson for the Young Evangelicals for Climate Action, an organization that includes more than 10,000 young people.
November 20, 2018 | Matt Kucinski
Student-led conference explores the many complexities of home
From February 8-10, 2018, Calvin College hosts the 13th-annual Faith and International Development Conference. Student directors talk about the exciting things attendees can expect at the conference.
February 05, 2018 | Hannah Ebeling
Q Commons: advancing good in Grand Rapids
On October 26, “Q Commons” returns to the Ladies Literary Club in downtown Grand Rapids. Organizers of the event hope it facilitates Kingdom-building inquiry and action around issues plaguing the world today.
October 10, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
New online resource equips Bible and science teachers
The Faith and Science Teaching (FAST) Project website provides science and Bible teachers with teaching activities, training materials, background essays, book reviews and more.
February 28, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Conference educates, inspires, equips students for international development
From February 9-11, hundreds of students from across North America are coming to Calvin for the annual, student-organized FIDC.
February 08, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Worldwide marketing from a single facility
Colleen Griffin '15 works for Old Orchard as their marketing coordinator.
August 29, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Students lead Faith and International Development Conference into its tenth year
From Feb. 5-7, more than 200 students and professionals from schools and organizations continent-wide will gather at Calvin College for the Faith and International Development Conference.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
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
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
Jason Hanson talks faith, football
On Monday, September 16, 2013, former Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson gave a speech titled "Faith, Vocation and 21 years in the NFL" at Calvin College's annual Business Partners Awards Luncheon.
September 23, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Remembering Henrietta Ten Harmsel
A gifted teacher and scholar, Henrietta Ten Harmsel made room for poetry and won honors for her Dutch translations.
March 16, 2012 | Matt Kucinski and Myrna Anderson
Faith and International Development Conference
Calvin College's seventh-annual, student-run Faith and International Development Conference (FIDC) focuses on dialogue around best practices.
January 30, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Global Hunger and Food Security lecture series
A yearlong lecture series highlights the importance of preserving farmland and water resources.
November 28, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
High school chapel 101
Calvin education professor Robert Keeley is studying the impact of high school chapel on young people’s faith.
February 05, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
From 57 colleges
This year’s Faith and International Development Conference, which drew around 450 students from 57 U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities to the Calvin campus, took the theme of “Partnership: United in Service.”
February 12, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Christian Psychology online
A psychology professor and a counselor co-author a book on the integration of faith and the teaching of psychology.
August 18, 2008 | Myrna Anderson