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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
Four out of 300
Four Calvin professors from four different disciplines were numbered among "The 300 Best Professors" from the Princeton Review.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Goldwater tradition continues: Students earn top research award
Since 2008, Calvin College has had more Goldwater Scholars than any other liberal arts college in the nation.
April 05, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin faculty and staff share traditions, disasters and recipes for turkey day.
November 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Herzberg earns exemplary teaching award
Larry Herzberg, the father of Asian language studies at Calvin was honored the college's highest teaching award.
February 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
History professor chairs MASAL panel
Calvin history professor Eric Washington was recently named the 2013–14 chair of the History Panel of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters (MASAL).
April 25, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
How We Learn kicks off
The Teaching and Learning Network is launching How We Learn, a year-long series on improving the classroom experience.
March 29, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Exploring the mythological roots of Hollywood film
This January, students are studying classical myths and the contemporary films that spring from them.
January 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
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
January Series: 25 years fresh
As Calvin's annual lecture series hits a quarter-century, it welcomes David Gergen, Sherry Turkle, N.T. Wright and Deborah Lew.
December 14, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
John Calvin at 502
Read English professor James Vanden Bosch's speech—and a short Vanden Bosch Q&A—for John Calvin's 502nd birthday.
July 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson , Andrew Steiner
Keeping Asia at the forefront
When Calvin College established an Asian Studies minor in 2001, professor of history Dan Bays, an Asia specialist, said simply: “Ignorance of Asia is not an option for the 21st century."
August 15, 2008 | Phil DeHaan
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Mastering the art of practice
Calvin College kinesiology professor Julie Walton is the recipient of the 2014 Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
May 09, 2014 | Phil de Haan
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
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
New series offers music over lunch
"Notes at Noon" features musical samplings from Calvin faculty and professional musicians from Grand Rapids.
November 04, 2014 | Katie Salyer
NIH grant brings students to the cutting-edge of cancer research
Biochemistry prof Brendan Looyenga recently received a $295,939 grant from the National Cancer Institute to do research with students that could provide useful insights into both neurology and oncology.
February 04, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Pioneering social work in Liberia
For five years Calvin faculty have been pioneering the first bachelor of social work program in Liberia.
September 26, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Plantinga wins prestigious Rescher Prize
Alvin Plantinga was named a 2012 winner of a prize that honors the systematic study of philosophy.
December 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson