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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
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
Walking Boldly: Ranu Sinniah
Ranu Sinniah '15 is doing research at the National Cancer Institute in Frederick, Md.
July 20, 2015 | Matt Kucinski , Lynn Rosendale
We Are Calvin: Grace Liao
Junior Grace Liao spent this summer in Taiwan building relationships and sharing the gospel.
September 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin community shows heart
Calvin College students led the way in the 2012 Gift of Life Campus Challenge—the largest college-based organ donor drive in the nation. Calvin signed up the most people as a proportion of its student population (5.09%).
March 02, 2012 | 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
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
Calvin remembers Gordon Van Harn
Gordon Van Harn served his alma mater faithfully for nearly 40 years. He's remembered as someone who was committed to the integration of faith and learning and to the development of his colleagues and students.
April 05, 2018 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers John VandenBerg
John VandenBerg served at Calvin College for 35 years as an economics professor, dean of faculty and vice president of academic affairs.
November 28, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News & World Report ranks Calvin College #1 in the Midwest
U.S. News & World Report ranks Calvin College #1 overall among Midwest regional colleges in its 2018 Best Colleges Guidebook.
September 12, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
An elevator pitch moves Calvin College Rehabilitation Services up a level
Jill Bates went to Blythefield Country Club with the intention of networking. She left with the commitment of 162 women to write $100 checks to Calvin College Rehabilitation Services.
December 21, 2017 | 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
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
Eric Washington awarded Professor of the Year
Professor of history Eric Washington is Calvin College's 2018 Professor of the Year, an award given annually by the senior class.
May 14, 2018 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College graduates the Class of 2018
On Saturday, May 19, 2018, nearly 900 students will participate in Calvin College’s 98th Commencement ceremony, held at 2 p.m. in the Van Noord arena.
May 18, 2018 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Linnea Venhousen
Linnea Venhousen is spending this summer in Thailand with "Adventures in Missions" helping prostitutes to see the freedom that Christ offers.
July 16, 2014 | Matt Kucinski