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On the run
Taste the energy and feel the sweat generated by the 19th-annual Calvin Spring Classic 5K Walk/Run and watch as children and their families participate in a special run to honor the late chemistry professor Karen Muyskens.
May 01, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
One Goldwater, three honorables
Last summer, as Cheri Ackerman was working to isolate a protein, she put in a lot of hours in the “cold room”—one of the walk-in refrigerators in DeVries Hall that are kept at four degrees Celsius (or 39 degrees Fahrenheit).
April 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Online classes for high school students
High school students can round out their academic schedule with Calvin's online offerings in astronomy, computer science, history, and Latin.
December 01, 2011 | Laurie Lemmen
Online Teacher of the Year
"I believe I was selected as a finalist not because I am the best online teacher, but because of my enthusiasm for online education and its power to transform how we approach teaching and learning in our nation."
March 09, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Open for business!
"We determined that if we were going to become what we wanted to become — that is, the best Christian college to study business at, anywhere — we would have to raise the bar on a couple things."
February 15, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Open studio nights bring together creatives
Once a week the (106) Gallery and Studio opens its doors to the public for free, collaborative art-making.
July 13, 2015 | Gina de Haan
Out of this world: Lunar sample comes to Calvin
A lunar sample will be displayed in Calvin's Bruce Dice Mineralogical Museum starting November 28.
November 22, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Paintings along the way
Speyers has learned all about the pitfalls and the pleasures of painting en plein air or “in the open air” at sites along the California coastline.
November 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin senior Matthew Koh wrote a novel for his honors thesis, a retelling of the fall of man.
May 12, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Partnering to create cancer education curriculum for kids
Biology professor Amy Wilstermann, her students and local health professionals have teamed up to develop a curriculum that helps explain cancer to kids.
November 19, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Partnering to improve mental health in Grand Rapids
In 2011, “Women Supporting Women: Supportive/Educative Groups for Ethnically Diverse, Urban, Impoverished Women Dealing with Depression and Anxiety” was launched in three Grand Rapids neighborhoods.
May 16, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Partnering with Young Life
Calvin College and ministry organization Young Life (YL) are partnering to encourage students in their spiritual growth.
August 20, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Party at the Prez's kicks off Homecoming and Family Weekend
New activities like Fierljeppen (Dutch pole vaulting) and a Senior Only Sleepout join with past traditions like the annual Cardboard Canoe Race.
October 21, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
Patterson lands Fulbright to research in Zambia
Throughout her life, Amy Patterson has worked in Senegal, taught in Ghana and studied AIDS advocacy in Zambia.
April 01, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
Peru and other Open Doors
The new semester in Peru is one reason Calvin is ranked high for semester-abroad opportunities.
March 02, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Pescadora Film Journey
Go behind the scenes with media production professor Daniel Garcia and 11 of his students as they are on location in Pescadora, Peru beginning the production of a feature-length film.
June 03, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Peter Fish Brings in $3,500
This year's Peter Fish collection at Calvin College has netted almost $3,500 for world hunger relief.
November 21, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
Peter Fish swims again
At LOFT, Peter Fish were distributed as a campus-wide effort to raise money to combat world hunger.
November 14, 2008 | Katie Landan
Philosophy is now three majors
Spurred by the success of the new three-track English major, the Calvin philosophy department has created its own triple track. Beginning in the fall of 2013, students can major in logic, ethics and culinary arts.
April 01, 2013 | Myrna Anderson