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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
Philosophy prof reaches new audience
Lee Hardy taught a Christian ethics course at Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia as part of a ministry program Calvin Seminary offers for the inmates.
April 21, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Philosophy prof wins Christianity Today's Book of the Year Award
James K.A. Smith's book on philosopher Charles Taylor receives top honors in CT Magazine's Christianity and Culture category.
January 14, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Pilgrim at Flat Iron Lake
The 'gift of place' informs
September 13, 2010 | Gayle Boss
Pinning and commissioning
Calvin nurses and teachers get a final send-off in two end-of-year ceremonies.
May 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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
PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | 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
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $1.1 million grant
A group working to restore Michigan's most contaminated watershed recently received its largest grant to date.
October 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski