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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
Contextualizing the Black experience in America today
Calvin College professor of history Eric Washington is at the helm of a class that is taking many of his students into uncharted waters.
December 12, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Professor Katerberg shares his thought on extremism in America.
April 30, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Faculty Profile: Jeff Winkle
Young Jeff Winkle had a life-altering experience via a 1981 hit movie. “I remember very distinctly in the early ‘80s my mom took me to see Clash of the Titans ...”
June 26, 2009 | Matt Decker
Faculty Profile: Randall Bytwerk
Randall Bytwerk is a professor of communication arts and sciences. He is also the creator and maintainer of the German Propaganda Archive, the number one hit in a Google search for "Nazi propaganda”—a hit that even appears above Wikipedia’s entry on the subject and draws in over a million visitors every year.
August 11, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
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
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
Home In A Wilderness Fort: Copper Harbor
Charlotte Otten has penned a variety of books, including everything from traditional children's books to an examination of werewolves!
July 19, 2006 | Phil de Haan
In praise of Dutch women
The Dutch women who emigrated to the U.S. built strong families and communities.
February 27, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Interim 2009: Representing the devil
“I’m not sure what I believe about the devil,” sophomore Ali Dahmer said, “but I’m hoping this class will make it a little clearer to me.”
January 19, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Interim: Film Noir
Calvin students are looking at historical and cultural changes in American society via "film noir."
January 23, 2012 | Jeff Febus
Interim: The language of the African-American church
Students are learning about preaching, praising, praying and testifying within the black oral tradition.
January 18, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Intern at the GRAM
Tatjcha Huberts, a Calvin senior art major, is picking through ArtPrize entries as part of her internship at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
September 17, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Longtime history prof earns third Fulbright Award
Jim Bratt, history professor emeritus at Calvin College, is headed to China as a Fulbright Scholar to teach U.S. history and European cultural history at Xiamen University.
June 15, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
March, chapel, more mark MLK Day
Calvin Chapel honors MLK Day.
January 20, 2009 | Phill de Haan
Marking Women's History Month
Calvin College will offer a variety of events in March to mark Women's History Month, including a film series and a trio of lectures.
February 22, 2006 | N/A
Betty Sanderson discovered 18th-century prints on a Prodigal Son theme in Calvin's permanent collection.
March 21, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Preserving and presenting in Umm el-Jimal
History professor Bert de Vries is preserving an ancient house in Umm el-Jimal, Jordan through a grant from the U.S. State Department.
August 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Professor dives deep into history of rare manuscript
Meeter Center houses medieval document that is worth $70,000.
October 12, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Q&A: African Americans in the Reformed tradition
Eric Washington has made a specialty of studying African-American thought within the Reformed tradition of Christianity.
February 11, 2011 | Phil de Haan