Showing 21 - 40 of 53 for "English"
First female faculty member: Johanna Timmer
Johanna Timmer taught English and German and served as Calvin's first dean of women.
March 09, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Halloween events bring campus to life
Hundreds of costumed children from the community meandered through the apartment buildings in Knollcrest East on Halloween for the annual Light in the Night celebration. Meanwhile, students gathered at dusk on Friday, October 31 for a candlelit vigil to raise awareness about domestic violence.
November 03, 2008 | Allison Graff
English students at home in their department
The English department uses soup suppers, retreats, snowball fights and one book to build community.
November 08, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
SWF Seeking King
I have decided that asking God for a husband is like the Israelites asking for a king: they only wanted one because everyone else had one and once they got one, it was all downhill from there.
December 16, 2002 | Jennifer Holberg
A confident pursuit of interests over careers
Grace Ruiter '14, a graduated English major, now writes for RCA Today.
July 20, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
A deeper pursuit of religion in poetry
Tom Mazanec is studying Chinese literature at Princeton University in hopes of becoming a professor.
June 22, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
From learning Japanese to teaching in Japan
Roz Scoular '13 teaches English to elementary school children in Ono City, Japan.
August 18, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin named Tree Campus USA
Calvin College was recently named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
March 15, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News recognizes Calvin College for its undergraduate research
Calvin is on a short list of institutions that U.S. News & World Report highlights as outstanding examples of undergraduate research and creative projects.
September 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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
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
Calvin remembers Dale Brown
Former Calvin professor Dale Brown is remembered for his love for literature, his care for students and his wicked sense of humor.
October 14, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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
We Are Calvin: Ryan Struyk
Senior Ryan Struyk is used to writing for Calvin's student newspaper. This summer, his writing hit the airwaves.
August 13, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
A $375,000 grant to improve Plaster Creek Watershed
Calvin College has received a $375,000 state grant to further research, education and restoration efforts in the Plaster Creek watershed.
July 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
The Tree of Life
"He's not an observer in this film. His camera is a participant, a presence. He really wants his viewer to see through his eyes."
July 18, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, longtime English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. He's remembered as a great teacher and an encouraging mentor who cared deeply about students.
July 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
History of the King James Bible
"King James was very interested in theological disputes ..." English professor Susan Felch, in an interview with WGVU radio, puts the King James Bible within the context of the events happening in the early 1600's when it was written.
March 31, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin mourns the loss of Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, Calvin English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. Vande Kopple, 63, served at Calvin for more than 30 years.
July 05, 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