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Preserving and presenting in Umm el-Jimal
History professor Bert de Vries is preserving an ancient house in Umm el-Jimal, Jordan through a grant from the U.S. State Department.
August 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Princeton Review names Calvin College among best colleges
Students who were surveyed say that Calvin professors are "very intelligent and well respected, but also very down-to earth."
August 05, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Prof improving the quality of math teaching in GR
Since 2005, Calvin College mathematics professor Jan Koop has worked with 300 elementary school teachers in 21 schools throughout greater Grand Rapids.
April 09, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Prof nominated for National Online Teacher of the Year
Part-time physics professor Andrew Vanden Heuvel '06 is one of five nominees for the National Online Teacher of the Year Award.
March 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
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 and students research Great Lakes birds
A Calvin College professor of biology and three students are researching the effects of pollution on Great Lakes colonial water birds.
August 22, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Professor dives deep into history of rare manuscript
Meeter Center houses medieval document that is worth $70,000.
October 12, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Professor emeritus Edward Ericson, Jr. reflects on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In 1983, Solzhenitsyn collaborated with Ericson on an abridgment of “The Gulag Archipelago,” a partnership that allowed the Calvin professor to stay with the author at his Vermont home. Ericson is currently editing a collection of Solzhenitsyn essays, which will soon be translated into Russian.
August 05, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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
Professor of the Year: Cal Jen
The Professor of the Year is selected through a vote of the Calvin graduating class. Jen, a business professor, is the 12th winner of the award.
May 22, 2009 | Matt Decker
Professor of the Year: Renae Boss Potts
Calvin senior class votes Renae Boss Potts the 2011 Professor of the Year.
May 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson , Andrew Steiner
Professor teaches the mechanics and miracle of hearing
Calvin's new audiologist, Brian Kreisman,will serve the community through a new audiology lab.
October 05, 2012 | Phil de Haan
Profs named APS Fellows
Calvin physics professors Stan Haan and David Van Baak were recently named Fellows of the American Physical Society. Previous professors Vernon Ehlers and John Van Zytveld have also received this honor.
February 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Putting media with ministry
A passion for ministry and for communication have landed soon-to-be Calvin College senior Brian Speelman with summer internships with ReFrame Media—the English-language ministries of the Back to God Hour Ministries International, located in Palos Heights, Illinois.
August 02, 2010 | Jeff Febus
Puzzling and Koninginnedag-ing for Dutch heritage
For Dutch Heritage Month many activities and events have taken place from finishing a 9,000 piece puzzle to the celebration of the Koninginnedag or “queen’s day.”
April 03, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A on Egypt
Two Calvin staffers raised in Egypt reflect on the current political situation in that country.
February 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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 with Amy Patterson: researching in Africa
Amy Patterson talks about researching HIV support groups in Zambia as a Fulbright Scholar.
September 08, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Q&A with Jamie Smith on Pentecostalism
Calvin professor of philosophy James K.A. Smith has recently written two books focused on the subject of Pentecostalism: Thinking in Tongues: Pentecostal Contributions to Christian Theology and Science and the Spirit: A Pentecostal Engagement with the Sciences. He recently discussed the tradition's contributions to theology and science.
September 17, 2010 | Myrna Anderson