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Nontraditions to remember
Some have sneaked a few unconventional rituals into our Thanksgiving celebrations.
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Nurturer of Sacred Space
With a devoted commitment to her classroom and her students, Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk earns Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
May 11, 2015 | Phil de Haan
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
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
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
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
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
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
Poetic Justice: an honor's thesis
For her senior honors thesis, one student has fused slam poetry and social justice.
November 17, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Prof researches urban cycling in Denmark, Netherlands
Calvin philosophy professor Lee Hardy hopes that his research on urban cycling in Copenhagen and Amsterdam leads to practical solutions to transportation infrastructure in Grand Rapids.
August 24, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Professor featured in city anthology
English professor Lew Klatt is one of 16 Grand Rapids poets to be featured in a new anthology.
April 02, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
Q&A with a young author
One attendee at the biennial Young Author's Festival talks about the writing life.
April 23, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A: A Christian approach to teaching languages
Calvin professors of German, French and Chinese discuss how foreign language pedagogy has changed and how to teach a language Christian-ly.
June 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A: Inside the Festival of Faith and Music
Student activities director Ken Heffner recently sat down with student writer Lori Dykstra to talk about all things Festival of Faith and Music.
March 06, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
Quechuan film enjoys Hollywood moment
Hope of the Quechua filmed by Calvin CAS professor Brian Fuller was shown at the Arpa International Film Festival, held October 24–26, at Grauman’s Egyptian Theater.
October 31, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Quest for the Golden Towel
For some students, jumping in the Sem Pond for four consecutive years is a goal. For three students, it was a mission.
February 14, 2012 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
Raising awareness of North Korea's refugees
Students from the organization Liberty in North Korea plan a multi-part event to spotlight the situation in North Korea.
April 10, 2012 | Phil de Haan
At the core of Calvin's annual multicultural variety show is one of the largest contingents of international students in West Michigan.
February 03, 2004 | Phil de Haan
Rangeela 2013: Study Abroad
This year's Rangeela directors reflect on mastering footwork, dancing with fans and leading the show.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson