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Students sent into the city on first full day at Calvin
On Thursday, August 28, all first-year and transfer students head off campus for StreetFest—a one-day service-learning opportunity.
August 28, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Students sign soap for fair elections
A bar of soap has many uses. It can be used in the shower, for removing stains from clothing and for cleaning out filthy mouths. It can also be used for sending a political statement.
March 06, 2009 | Matt Decker
Students win Innovation Encounter
Six Calvin students from several disciplines bested the tech schools at this year's Innovation Encounter.
November 18, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
A recent report on college students studying abroad suggests that a weak economy and post 9/11 concerns have done little to prevent students from leaving the U.S. to supplement their college experience.
December 01, 2003 | na
Studying latent HIV through an NIH grant
Biology professor Anding Shen is researching the latent reservoir, funded by $300,000 from the National Institutes of Health.
August 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Kapitula recently earned a $142,969 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on superatoms.
August 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Supporting math teaching in GR schools
Jan Koop has landed her fourth consecutive grant to work with Grand Rapids-area math teachers.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Sustainability: facts, tips, discussion
There are two new resources geared to educating and motivating the Calvin community toward greater environmental sustainability: the Campus Sustainability Guide and the Green Wiki.
April 17, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
An ArtPrize entry at Calvin College's (106) Gallery and Studio has been honored with the Sustainability Award, one of a handful of juried awards given out by organizers of the international art competition.
October 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
SWF Seeking King
I have decided that asking God for a husband is like the Israelites asking for a king: they only wanted one because everyone else had one and once they got one, it was all downhill from there.
December 16, 2002 | Jennifer Holberg
Symposium creates community for those affected by rare disease
On March 3, 2018, Calvin College will host the first Rare Disease Symposium, providing an opportunity to learn about current research efforts in rare diseases that affect members of the local community and to hear from local patients and their families about living with rare diseases.
February 13, 2018 | Hannah Ebeling
Symposium discusses all facets of health care delivery
Four panels over four weeks will discuss the international, educational, justice and political angles of health care delivery.
February 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Symposium embraces many forms of worship
The annual Symposium on Worship has a global audience and a broad view of worship.
December 16, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Symposium underscores the ripple effect of worship on culture
From Jan. 29-31, some 1,300 people from around the globe will gather at Calvin College for the 2015 Symposium on Worship.
January 23, 2015 | Phil de Haan
T.R. Reid opens January Series with health care talk
Author and journalist T.R. Reid opened the January Series Wednesday, January 6, 2010 with a discussion about health care.
January 08, 2010 | Allison Graff
Taking Your Church to College
Leaders representing churches and Christian institutes from around the country gathered at Calvin College for the “Taking Your Church to College” event.
June 26, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Talking about faith
“This is a festival made for me. I don’t often get to talk about things like faith.” Luis Alberto Urrea, a Mexican American poet, novelist and essayist talked about his experience as a presenter at the 2012 Festival of Faith and Writing.
May 02, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Tapping Calvin's maple resources
Environmental studies professor James Skillen is no stranger to syrup.
March 09, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Teaching English in Austria
2012 grad Andrew Knot will teach in the town of Linz, funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Teaching the literacies in local schools
Calvin secondary education majors are using games, music, art and other strategies to teach literacy in two local middle schools.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson