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Calvin to host Hillis Miller
A renowned literary theorist will speak at Calvin College this month on connections between literature and Scripture.
October 10, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
To China—with the help of a Gilman
Cottingham, an information systems major and Chinese language minor, recently landed a $4,500 scholarship from the Benjamin A. Gilman Foundation to fund his China studies
August 15, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Susan Felch
She knows what it is to have a lantern. “In Papua New Guinea,” Susan Felch said, “when the lights went out, and there were only the stars, you had a little hurricane lamp, and it only showed you the next right step.”
September 12, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Gilman recipient studies in Honduras
Riddell, studying in Honduras through a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, has had a lot of practice getting used to things. The daughter of missionaries, she spent her entire life, until she came to Calvin, in France.
October 03, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
ISRI awards scholarships to incoming students
The Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) will award a total of $32,000 in scholarships to up to eight current and incoming students in 2009–2010 through a $581,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
The Goldwater five
Each of the five students at the table—Leisman, Cok, Tasker, Ferdinands and Haegert—is a recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Together they are the largest contingent of Goldwater Scholars ever to study at Calvin.
April 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Campaign for Calvin exceeds $150 million goal
Calvin College concluded the second major fundraising campaign in its 133-year history on June 30, 2009, raising $155 million. The total bested the original $150 million goal announced in September 2007.
July 31, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Aay lands Fulbright
Images of the Netherlands—in paintings, photographs and films—have always had a significant impact on how Americans viewed the Dutch homeland, said Calvin professor of geology, geography and environmental studies (GEO) Henk Aay.
April 26, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
Jack Kent Cooke Scholar
First-year student Jennifer Lyu is a 2010 Jack Kent Cooke Scholar.
September 21, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Big night: the annual scholarship dinner
Every year, donors and students pack out DeVos Place for the annual Named Scholarship Dinner.
November 04, 2010 | Jessica Folkema
Remembering Johan Westra
On Sunday, November 7, 2010, Johan Westra, age 88, passed away peacefully at his home. Westra ’52 taught at Calvin College for 27 years. He was the college's first full-time political science professor.
November 12, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Studying in Perugia via Sister Cities
Two Calvin seniors are studying in Perugia, Italy via an award from Grand Rapids Sister Cities International.
April 26, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Blessing and surprise: music major wins scholarship
Rasendrahasina received the Betty Van Andel Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship was the largest awarded by Opera Grand Rapids this year.
May 31, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
A scholar in refuge
Zimbabwean professor Richard Nenge has found a temporary home at Calvin through the Scholar Rescue Fund program.
January 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Two Goldwaters, two NSF fellowships
Four Calvin science students have landed prestigious research awards.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Kuyers introduces whatiflearning.com
A new website from the Kuyers Institute puts the giving in math, the community in history and the wonder in flowers.
August 22, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Art professor uses her new exhibition to spotlight Mexican victims of crime.
For Voces, her new exhibition, Mandy Cano Villalobos has embroidered 400 white shirts with the names of murder victims.
October 26, 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
Two $200,000 grants for improving teacher quality
Calvin faculty are working with teachers from area schools to improve their teaching of writing, math.
April 11, 2013 | Myrna Anderson