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Remembering Johan Westra
On Sunday, November 7, 2010, Johan Westra, age 88, passed away peacefully at his home. Westra ’52 taught at Calvin College for 27 years. He was the college's first full-time political science professor.
November 12, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Remembering the War of 1812
The War of 1812 is better recalled by Canadians than by Americans, says Calvin professor of history Will Katerberg.
July 05, 2012 | Jeff Febus
Remote sites carry the January Series
"Remote sites are not just listening to the speakers, but they are talking about the ideas being presented."
December 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Renewal in Liberia
Calvin partners to rebuild war-ravaged nation through social work program.
November 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson '01
Repeat performers: Some faculty make Entrada a habit
Three Calvin professors talk about why they sign up to teach Entrada year after year.
July 12, 2012 | David Urban
Research award puts Calvin in elite company
Calvin College is one of just 12 institutions nationwide to receive a 2014 Beckman Scholars Program, which is awarded to colleges who are committed to quality undergraduate research.
March 13, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Researching how berberine works on diabetes
Larry Louters and four student researchers are studying how berberine works on diabetes.
June 30, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Researching Ottoman worldviews in Turkey
Doug Howard is writing a history of an early-modern empire that is powerful, prosperous and melancholic.
April 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Researching race in GR
Abby Koning and Professor Stephanie Sandberg create a play about race in Grand Rapids.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Researching the Hunger Winter
A Calvin College psychology professor’s professional participation in an international study on the Dutch hunger winter—known in the Netherlands as the Hongerwinter—was motivated by her mother's experience.
October 20, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Researching through Mechanical Turk
Calvin sociology and psychology professors are using Amazon's online service to get large survey results.
March 19, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen
Responding to Hurricane Katrina
A letter from Steve VanderKooy '90 in response to Hurricane Katrina.
September 16, 2005 | Steve VanderKooy
Return of the Native: Warners wins top teaching award
Dave Warners is the recipient of this year's Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
February 20, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Romney's Michigan roots
"The Romney name is familiar, but Mitt Romney's not really well known."
February 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Ron Blankespoor receives Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching
A look back at Professor Ron Blankespoor's 1995-96 Calvin College Presidential Award for Examplary Teaching.
September 28, 2006 | Phil de Haan
Safekeeping for Our Rare, Valued Books
Records, rarities to get renovated space
June 01, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Veteran's Day is November 11, marking a day to thank and remember both those who died in service of their country and those who fought in war and returned.
November 11, 2002 | na
Savory Stories: Books in the Baking
Edible books are on the menu in April at Calvin.
March 14, 2011 | Theo Voss
Schmidt a finalist for National Book Award
Okay for Now, the latest young adult novel by Gary Schmidt, could win top honors from the National Book Association.
November 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Schmidt is children's choice
Okay for Now, a novel by English professor Gary Schmidt has won a Children's Choice Book Award.
May 17, 2012 | Myrna Anderson