Working together to stop human trafficking
In this guest article, Rachel Venema, associate professor of social work, and Rachel VerWys, co-creator of Solutions to End Exploitation (SEE), provide a more accurate portrayal of what human trafficking is and preview some events at Calvin that will help people know how they can take action to combat it.
March 09, 2020 | Rachel Venema , Rachel VerWys
Henry Institute sponsors Challenges for the Next President series
Organizer Micah Watson, associate professor of political science, says the series aims to offer “more light than heat.”
April 07, 2016 | Rachel Watson
Story map project aims for ecological justice in Plaster Creek watershed
Students Annaka Scheeres and Charlotte Reynolds ’16 teamed up with Professor Jason Van Horn to create a digital story of the watershed and its populations.
March 23, 2016 | Rachel Watson
Calvin professors team up to refresh, reimagine teaching in new book
“Teaching and Christian Imagination” (Eerdmans, 2016) is written by David Smith, Susan Felch and a group of Calvin co-authors.
March 21, 2016 | Rachel Watson
Brand Design class welcomes Clean Water Institute of Calvin College as its next client
ARTS 355 students will help CWICC gain support and build its reputation through creation of a digital brand.
February 26, 2016 | Rachel Watson
Calvin professor takes on living and learning abroad in new book
Don De Graaf’s book “There and Back: Living and Learning Abroad” was recently published by the Calvin College Press.
February 12, 2016 | Rachel Watson
Klamer family donates $1 million to Calvin College science, nursing programs
The family of the late Dr. Bernard "Bernie" Klamer and Lorraine Goris Klamer say the gift will honor their parents' legacy in the fields of chemistry, biology and nursing.
February 04, 2016 | Rachel Watson
Calvin celebrates five decades of interim programs
The director of off-campus programs says he hopes interim studies continue to help students learn to “dwell well” wherever they are.
December 23, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Calvin alumnus reflects on 95 years of God’s faithfulness
Alvin Bielema ’42 looks back at his basketball career, time in the Navy during World War II and his family life.
December 22, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Economics professor writes book on gender discrimination in the Arab world
Adel Abadeer aims to “give a voice to the voiceless” in a region of the world where women are treated like property.
December 10, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Calvin speech pathology and audiology students win national competition
Calvin's chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association won the Knowledge Bowl at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association conference in Denver, Colo., Nov. 12-14.
November 30, 2015 | Rachel Watson
CALL program empowers seniors to continue their education
Throughout its two decades, the Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning has created a meaningful way for retirees to continue their education.
November 16, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Student-faculty project maps history of Dutch immigration
Junior Matt Raybaud spent the summer creating maps that will be used in an atlas.
October 29, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Biology student presents research at Harvard
Peter Boersma attended the Cornea Research Conference at Harvard Medical School Oct. 16-17.
October 23, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Community gardens provide peace and produce to Calvin’s campus
Calvin's community gardens are located near the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex and near the Knollcrest East apartments.
October 20, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Public health major tackles service-learning, Grand Rapids Red Project internship
Senior Carolyn Brown has served at Dégagé Ministries, Gilda's Club, and on service-learning spring break trips.
October 19, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Professor dives deep into history of rare manuscript
Meeter Center houses medieval document that is worth $70,000.
October 12, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Calvin hosts lunar eclipse viewing open house featuring Botjes planetarium
A recent total lunar eclipse drew 170 people to the Calvin College observatory, where they learned about the planetarium's sun-moon dial.
October 08, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Calvin Theatre Company weaves together dark and light for its 2015-16 season
The Calvin Theatre Company announces its playbill for 2015-16.
October 06, 2015 | Rachel Watson
UnLearn Week 2015 strives to bring everyone into the circle
UnLearn Week, which provides a forum for discussions of race and cultural awareness, is hosting events from panel discussions to an international food festival to a hip-hop-style worship service.
October 01, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Alumni association to give $1,500 to Calvin alum ArtPrize contestant
Through Oct. 8, Calvin alums will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite Calvin alumni-created piece of artwork.
September 23, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Nagel Institute funnels Templeton grant toward assisting African scholarship
A $2 million grant will help African scholars address social and religious issues that have been long neglected.
September 21, 2015 | Rachel Watson
New art exhibition brings light into the gallery
"Light: An Eternal Presence - The Donna Spaan Contemporary Collection of Art is on display in Calvin's Center Art Gallery.
September 16, 2015 | Rachel Watson