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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
We Are Calvin: Kai Koopman
Senior Kai Koopman takes first-year students into the wilderness to help them transition into college.
September 06, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin president talks about future of higher ed
On Thursday, Jan. 16, Calvin College president Michael Le Roy's January Series lecture focused on eight challenges facing higher education and eight pathways forward.
January 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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
An expert offers insight into preventing long-term knee injuries
On Tuesday, February 16, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine prof Erich Petushek's lectures on "Traumatic Knee Injury: Prevention, Screening and Long-Term Consequences."
February 15, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Welcome to Calvin! Grab a paddle.
Last week, nearly 1,000 new Calvin students left campus and hit the streets of Grand Rapids for a closer look at the city. While many groups served at organizations around the city, one group took canoes to the Grand River to see Grand Rapids from a different perspective.
September 12, 2008 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin community remembers Margaret Edgell
Business professor Margaret Edgell died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at her home in Seattle, Wash., after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. The Calvin community shares their fond memories of their former colleague and friend.
October 19, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Christmas greetings from Calvin College
With a recitation of Luke 2, freshman theater major Jon DeVries reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas.
December 17, 2013 | Matt Kucinski , Lynn Rosendale , Jeffrey Horbachewski, Reid Petro
Calvin College to host discussion on religious pluralism
On Thursday, April 24, a panel of presidents will discuss how to navigate America's increasingly diverse religious landscape.
April 01, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
The best thing about interim
Students who traveled the world and students who stayed on campus talk about the best and most surprising aspects of interim.
February 03, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Engineering prof's paper gets national recognition
Gayle Ermer’s paper received top recognition at the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) annual conference in Indianapolis.
June 20, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving
On a sunny day this October, hundreds of students grabbed a marker and scribed the many blessings they've had at Calvin on a 24-foot-wide by 4-foot-tall board.
November 26, 2013 | Matt Kucinski , Steven Niedzielski , Reid Petro
Calvin College launches Center For Student Success
This fall, Calvin launched the Center for Student Success, which leaders say will provide cross-divisional coordinated care for students.
October 13, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
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
A thousand mile walk
Calvin alumna Loreen Niewenhuis '85 will spend the next seven months walking around Lake Michigan.
April 10, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Video: Happy Thanksgiving!
Students reflect on family, friends, food and other blessings.
November 15, 2012 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
Second in the state
Calvin College ranks second in the State of Michigan and 90th overall according to StateUniversity.com, which ranks the top 2,000 U.S. colleges and universities.
January 01, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
A premiere business plan
Kelly LeCoy, a 2011 Calvin grad, has now won three business plan competitions in three months. On Tuesday, May 31, she won the 5X5, an initiative launched by ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. She was awarded $5,000 to put toward her idea, "Uptown Kitchen."
June 01, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
A problem-solver and the Putnam
A math and computer science major was a top scorer in a prestigious international math competition.
April 21, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
An award-winning design
Calvin senior interdisciplinary major Joe Salowitz placed second in "The Yardsticks," a design competition open to local college students majoring in advertising and design.
October 29, 2010 | Matt Kucinski