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On the ground in Nepal
Chemistry professor Herb Fynewever, a Fulbright Scholar in Nepal, talks about what it was like to be in fairly close proximity to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated the country.
May 05, 2015 | Matt Kucinski , Kemp Lyons
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
Online Teacher of the Year
"I believe I was selected as a finalist not because I am the best online teacher, but because of my enthusiasm for online education and its power to transform how we approach teaching and learning in our nation."
March 09, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Open for business!
"We determined that if we were going to become what we wanted to become — that is, the best Christian college to study business at, anywhere — we would have to raise the bar on a couple things."
February 15, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Paintings along the way
Speyers has learned all about the pitfalls and the pleasures of painting en plein air or “in the open air” at sites along the California coastline.
November 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin senior Matthew Koh wrote a novel for his honors thesis, a retelling of the fall of man.
May 12, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Partnering to create cancer education curriculum for kids
Biology professor Amy Wilstermann, her students and local health professionals have teamed up to develop a curriculum that helps explain cancer to kids.
November 19, 2014 | Katie Salyer
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
Perkins Fellows serving during spring break
Twenty-nine students are headed to Jackson, Miss., during spring break on one of Calvin's 10 service-oriented spring break trips.
March 19, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Peru and other Open Doors
The new semester in Peru is one reason Calvin is ranked high for semester-abroad opportunities.
March 02, 2011 | 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 reaches new audience
Lee Hardy taught a Christian ethics course at Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia as part of a ministry program Calvin Seminary offers for the inmates.
April 21, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
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
Pinning and commissioning
Calvin nurses and teachers get a final send-off in two end-of-year ceremonies.
May 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Pioneering social work in Liberia
For five years Calvin faculty have been pioneering the first bachelor of social work program in Liberia.
September 26, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
Plantinga wins prestigious Rescher Prize
Alvin Plantinga was named a 2012 winner of a prize that honors the systematic study of philosophy.
December 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $1.1 million grant
A group working to restore Michigan's most contaminated watershed recently received its largest grant to date.
October 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $58,500 from the EPA
The Plaster Creek Stewards received a $58,500 grant from the EPA to clean up a local watershed.
June 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson