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Philosophy is now three majors
Spurred by the success of the new three-track English major, the Calvin philosophy department has created its own triple track. Beginning in the fall of 2013, students can major in logic, ethics and culinary arts.
April 01, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Philosophy prof reaches new audience
Lee Hardy taught a Christian ethics course at Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia as part of a ministry program Calvin Seminary offers for the inmates.
April 21, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Philosophy prof wins Christianity Today's Book of the Year Award
James K.A. Smith's book on philosopher Charles Taylor receives top honors in CT Magazine's Christianity and Culture category.
January 14, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Pilgrim at Flat Iron Lake
The 'gift of place' informs
September 13, 2010 | Gayle Boss
Pinning and commissioning
Calvin nurses and teachers get a final send-off in two end-of-year ceremonies.
May 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Pioneering social work in Liberia
For five years Calvin faculty have been pioneering the first bachelor of social work program in Liberia.
September 26, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Plantinga wins prestigious Rescher Prize
Alvin Plantinga was named a 2012 winner of a prize that honors the systematic study of philosophy.
December 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $1.1 million grant
A group working to restore Michigan's most contaminated watershed recently received its largest grant to date.
October 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $58,500 from the EPA
The Plaster Creek Stewards received a $58,500 grant from the EPA to clean up a local watershed.
June 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Poetic Justice: an honor's thesis
For her senior honors thesis, one student has fused slam poetry and social justice.
November 17, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Post spill: an intern in Florida
Biology grad Amanda Hoffmeyer researches wildlife in Merrit Island Refuge.
July 26, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Prayer labyrinth offers space for reflection
Students, faculty and staff can walk and pray during Holy Week, March 25–28.
March 22, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
Prayer Summit reflections
Calvin staff and faculty share their experiences of the CRC Prayer Summit held in April at All Nations Church.
May 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Premiering "A Shared Space"
Their documentary is premiering in New Jersey, and CAS professor Brian Fuller and his students will be there.
November 03, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Preserving and presenting in Umm el-Jimal
History professor Bert de Vries is preserving an ancient house in Umm el-Jimal, Jordan through a grant from the U.S. State Department.
August 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Princeton Review gives Calvin high marks
Calvin is included in Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges," and receives accolades from a number of other college rankings guides.
August 05, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Princeton Review names Calvin College among best colleges
Students who were surveyed say that Calvin professors are "very intelligent and well respected, but also very down-to earth."
August 05, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Prof compares Aquinas' view of the afterlife with Twilight
Philosophy professor Christina Van Dyke is taking a closer look at what Aquinas had to say about the humans in the afterlife to see if it matches up with his ideas about life on earth.
October 31, 2014 | Grace Ruiter