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Calvin’s provost receives Fulbright Award
Claudia Beversluis, previous provost of Calvin College, received a Fulbright award. During the March 2014, she will travelled with a small team of American University administrators to several cities in India, visiting major universities to discuss issues in higher education.
February 13, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Enrollment and academic performance on the rise
"We see that as validation ... that the quality of our overall programs is being recognized and sought after by students."
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Prof receives $200K grant
Calvin professor of philosophy Kelly Clark recently received nearly $200,000 to fund a project on religious liberty and tolerance. The project, supported by the John Templeton Foundation, will fund the following: a book on religious liberty and tolerance—including translations of the book into Indonesian, Turkish, Hebrew and Arabic—a conference at Georgetown University during the tenth anniversary of 9/11, and planning for conventions on liberty and tolerance in Indonesia, Turkey and Israel. Clark will work on the project with staff from the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity.
April 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin a leader in CPA exam pass rate
Calvin College students are among the national leaders in pass rates on the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam.
December 03, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Adam Wiersma
This summer, Calvin students are keeping us informed on where they are and what they're doing—from working the Google HelpDesk in Seattle to engineering a bridge in Kenya.
July 30, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
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
Alyssa Penning qualifies on first try
"The goal was to make nationals, but this was unexpected. During the race we had a lot of teammates watching, and the best thing was to see my teammates at every corner cheering me on. And seeing their excitement kept me going."
May 25, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
History of the King James Bible
"King James was very interested in theological disputes ..." English professor Susan Felch, in an interview with WGVU radio, puts the King James Bible within the context of the events happening in the early 1600's when it was written.
March 31, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Senior design project recognized nationally
A team of five 2011 engineering grads placed seventh nationally at the Supermileage competition, an international competition put on by the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE), which challenges students to design fuel-efficient, single-person vehicles.
June 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
A voice for Opera
Fitah Rasendrahasina plays a starring role in Opera Grand Rapids’ production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut.” The Calvin College junior portrays Edmondo, a young student who is a friend to the story’s hero, Des Grieux. Opera Grand Rapids artistic director Robert Lyall said that it’s uncommon for a college student to play a titled role in a professional production.
February 11, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
'Institutes' on display
As part of the H. Henry Meeter Center’s 30th anniversary, John Calvin’s first edition of the 'Institutes of the Christian Religion' is on display through June 1st. On Loan from The Van Kampen Collection, this rare volume published in 1536 in Basle, Switzerland was Calvin’s first major theological work.
March 23, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin enrolls largest class since 2007
Calvin's 2013-2014 incoming class is the college's largest in six years and is record-setting in terms of ethnic diversity.
September 16, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Walking Boldly: Paulina Heule
Paulina Heule '15 is a paralegal at a large international law firm.
July 31, 2015 | Matt Kucinski , Lynn Rosendale
Corwin Smidt - Grand Rapids Press
“No other group of people has access to so many Americans on a sustained basis.”
June 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Happy Mothers Day
See how a sampler of Calvin College students shared their opinions recently on a variety of topics: all of them related to "Mom."
May 06, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Book on Chinese grammar
Qin and Larry Herzberg, professors of Asian Studies, recently co-authored "Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors." The book serves as a quick-reference supplement to any course of Mandarin Chinese language study. The text helps learners avoid the most common errors non-native speakers make when translating from English into Chinese. Stone Bridge Press published the book earlier this month.
December 10, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Class of 2014 lands jobs around the corner, across the globe
The 2014 graduating class represents 60 majors within the arts and humanities, social and natural sciences and professional programs.
May 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
The Nazi Titanic
"British and American bombers [were] coming over day and night, the Stalingrad defeat [was] clear to everybody. So the film just [didn't] look propagandistically good."
April 23, 2012 | Matt Kucinski