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The best thing about interim
Students who traveled the world and students who stayed on campus talk about the best and most surprising aspects of interim.
February 03, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Reid Petro
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 16, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
A 'classic' conference
On Friday, April 8, 2011, nearly 500 classicists and archaeologists met at Calvin’s Prince Conference Center to participate in a host of panels on different aspects of Graeco-Roman antiquity. The panels were part of the 107th meeting of The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS), which took place April 6-9 in Grand Rapids. CAMWS is the second-largest classics association in the country. Calvin College and Grand Valley State University co-sponsored the meeting.
April 11, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Bert Polman
On July 1, 2013, Calvin professor of music Bert Polman died following a lengthy battle with cancer. Polman, 68, served at Calvin since 2005.
July 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Festival begins conversations about faith and writing
From April 10-12, Calvin College expects to welcome more than 1,800 readers, writers and literary enthusiasts to campus for the biennial Festival of Faith and Writing.
February 21, 2014 | 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
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
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
Calvin classroom pilots cutting-edge Google technology
In collaboration with Google, the Michigan Colleges Alliance is piloting the Google Course Share Collaboration, a new approach that aims to expand course options at smaller private colleges.
February 08, 2018 | Matt Kucinski
Festival of Faith & Writing creates new conversations
Calvin College's 2018 Festival lineup includes a Peabody Award-winning producer, Pulitzer prize-winning poet, and a New York Times best-selling young adult writer, to name just a few.
March 15, 2018 | Matt Kucinski
Discovering a deeper passion for poetry
Calvin College English professor Lew Klatt reflects on his experience the past three years serving as poet laureate for Grand Rapids.
April 20, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin professor helps put students’ poetry in motion
Lew Klatt, poet laureate for Grand Rapids, answers a trio of questions about a project that helps kids express their understanding of local history through haiku.
April 07, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
After graduation, the road less traveled
Jon Cooper was one of the many employment-seeking engineering seniors who received job offers before graduation this spring.
July 18, 2008 | Katie Landan
Faculty Profile: John Witvliet
“It is impossible for him to do anything mediocre-ly,” said Calvin chaplain emeritus and friend Dale Cooper.
July 07, 2008 | Katie Landan , Phil de Haan , de Haan
Wikki winners selected
The fourth-annual Wikki Stix (sticks of wax-covered yarn) contest wrapped up at noon, Friday, Nov. 14.
November 20, 2008 | Katie Landan
Interim: Making meaning from scrap fabrics
Students in Sandra Clevenger's quilting class are learning more about a social and cultural phenomenon.
January 13, 2012 | Laurie Lemmen
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
Festival of Faith and Writing 2012
Calvin's biennial Festival of Faith and Writing encourages good writing and tough conversations about faith.
March 16, 2012 | Laurie Lemmen
Discovering God's path
Whether peering through a telescope, strumming a guitar, or climbing to the top of a cliff, Calvin students are discovering the paths God has planned for them and developing gifts and talents doing God's work.
January 06, 2009 | N/A
January Series Announces 2006 Roster
The lineup is set for the 2006 January Series of Calvin College and it will feature its usual collection of top-notch experts from around the world.
November 08, 2005 | N/A