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Storytelling Guild: no reading allowed
Students gather to enjoy listening to, and telling stories
February 25, 2011 | Theo Voss
Streetfest leaders re-vitalize Camp Waltman Lake
Streetfest leaders were scrubbing, remodeling and staying a step ahead of the beaver at Camp Waltman Lake: Calvin's 319-acre retreat.
September 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Streetfest photo album
Incoming students stock shelves, spread mulch and paint a playground during Streetfest.
September 06, 2011 | Calvin Staff
StreetFest's 20th anniversary
"It's an abstract idea until you get into the community. This is consistent with Calvin's mission of being a transformative presence in students' lives."
September 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Every year, Calvin hosts six days of rigorous instruction and performance for string performers of all ages.
September 05, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
String Summit kicks off
From August 19–24, high school and college students will participate in the fifth-annual Calvin String Summit, a six-day intensive camp for advanced string musicians. Calvin invites members of the community to enjoy two free events during the summit.
August 06, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
Student athletes give back
See how Calvin College student athletes go beyond the court to build stronger relationships with each other and with the Grand Rapids community.
June 26, 2009 | Matt Kucinscki
Student collaboration wins Best Student Film
An animated film created by Calvin media production, music and graphic art students was honored at the Chicago Film Festival.
November 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Student develops sophisticated astronomy software
During his time at Calvin, senior Dan Van Noord has developed an enhanced and accessible computer program that tracks binary stars.
March 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Student lands prestigious theological fellowship
A fellowship from the Fund for Theological Education is helping Daniel Camacho to fulfill his call to the ministry.
May 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Student runs to combat human trafficking
On Saturday, April 26, freshman Laurel Youngquist will be running for a cause in Calvin's 5K Spring Classic.
April 17, 2014 | Jonathan Chong
Student senate launches #Wearecalvin
Students are giving their feedback in Calvin's prioritization and strategic planning processes.
March 01, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Student senate launches bike share
Forty more students signed up for the semester loan than senate had bikes for.
October 03, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Student uses linguistics to compare Turkish and American music
Maria Cupery compared the top ten song charts in Turkey and the United States for her research project. She presented her findings at a national conference this spring.
May 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Student uses Pepsi grant to care for strays
Alissa Hoekstra's 5k grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project will be used to help her local animal shelter.
December 13, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Student works on Historical Guide
A Calvin College student helped to create the 2008 edition of the Historic Michigan Travel Guide.
October 15, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Students earn EPA fellowships
Two Calvin senior civil and environmental engineering students earned prestigious fellowships from the US Environmental Protection Agency.
February 09, 2011 | Theo Voss
Students in the driver's seat
Katie Sportel is serving as the mentor for a service-learning spring break trip, one of nine such trips sending 105 Calvin students, faculty and staff to serve and learn all over the U.S.
March 19, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Students of the sky
"After an introduction to variable stars and the modeling that is being done to understand their behavior, students were put in groups with Calvin students and allowed to examine the data with sophisticated software in order to look for trace patterns."
February 18, 2013 | Matt Kucinski