Showing 1 - 20 of 37 for "development"
A just response to natural disasters
Using first-hand experience and primary research, Haitian national Daniel Jean-Louis confronts the inadequacies of current foreign aid strategies and offers effective alternatives.
October 27, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
BUS 381: Harley vibes, better mops
This past semester, senior information systems major Aravind Ranganathan learned that riding a motorcycle is tiring; the vibrations produced by the machine can exhaust a rider.
June 02, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Calvin alum addresses health hazards in Kent County housing
As executive director of Healthy Homes Coalition, Paul Haan has spent the past decade fighting lead and substandard housing issues in Grand Rapids.
September 12, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin alum's Fulbright focuses on conservation efforts in Nicaragua
Through a Fulbright scholarship, Joel Betts '14 will be assessing the extent of agricultural and hurricane-induced forest loss in an indigenous territory in Nicaragua.
May 10, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin celebrates the Class of 2017
On Saturday, May 20, 2017, more than 900 students participated in the college's 97th annual Commencement ceremony.
May 19, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin scores silver rating for sustainability
Calvin College received a silver rating in the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS).
September 20, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Calvin student guides urban planning effort in Appleton
Second year student Noah Schumerth's committed to finding a solution to Appleton’s zoning code that would best meet the demands of its residents.
November 17, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Celebrating Black History Month
Calvin's administrative and academic departments are teaming up on a roster of Black History Month events.
February 04, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Conference educates, inspires, equips students for international development
From February 9-11, hundreds of students from across North America are coming to Calvin for the annual, student-organized FIDC.
February 08, 2017 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Creating an on-ramp into the field of international development
Professor Roland Hoksbergen and senior John Michael LaSalle teamed up to create Entravos, a website dedicated to connecting recent college grads with entry-level positions in Christian development organizations.
September 17, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Crow headed to Grove City Hall of Fame
Calvin's dean of student development will be inducted this weekend into his alma mater's athletic hall of fame.
February 13, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Eastern Europe: Following the childhood dream
Kelly Organ '12 is a program coordinator for New Horizons Foundation in Lupeni, Romania.
July 25, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Entrada cultivates the next generation of leaders
Entrada offers racial ethnic minority high school students an opportunity to experience college living and learning. During the month-long program, scholars live in the residence halls while completing a three or four credit course.
July 12, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Faculty Profile: Roland Hoksbergen
A look at professor of economics and international development studies Roland Hoksbergen.
June 12, 2009 | Matt Decker
Faith and International Development Conference
Calvin College's seventh-annual, student-run Faith and International Development Conference (FIDC) focuses on dialogue around best practices.
January 30, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Faith and International Development Conference starts global conversations
Attendees discuss global issues from a faith perspective at the Faith and International Development Conference.
February 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
From 57 colleges
This year’s Faith and International Development Conference, which drew around 450 students from 57 U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities to the Calvin campus, took the theme of “Partnership: United in Service.”
February 12, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Fulbright to teach English in Turkey
Emily Pope is captivated by the history, archeology and culture of the Middle East.
May 22, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Global Religion Research Initiative Grant spurs intercontinental collaboration
Notre Dame's Global Religion Research Initiative awarded international development studies professor Tracy Kuperus, in collaboration with faculty from five other institutions, a grant to study youth, faith, and politics in Africa.
February 28, 2018 | Hannah Ebeling