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Remembering Henrietta Ten Harmsel
A gifted teacher and scholar, Henrietta Ten Harmsel made room for poetry and won honors for her Dutch translations.
March 16, 2012 | Matt Kucinski and Myrna Anderson
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 Great Lakes waterbirds
For 20 years, biology professor Keith Grasman has studied the effects of pollution on Great Lakes gulls, herons and terns.
July 11, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
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 CRC's work with Cuban refugees
The CRC's embrace of Cuban refugees in the 1960s—a signal event in CRC history—opened the denomination to other cultures.
July 05, 2011 | 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 the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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 Haiti
Economics professor Roland Hoksbergen, veteran of earthquake reconstruction in Guatemala in 1976, speaks about the challenges ahead for Haiti.
January 21, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Responding to Hurricane Katrina
A letter from Steve VanderKooy '90 in response to Hurricane Katrina.
September 16, 2005 | Steve VanderKooy
Return of the native plants
Earlier this week at Calvin’s Lake Drive greenhouse, Jane Warners took a moment to talk about the plant she was re-potting: “This is bergamot. It’s part of the mint family, and it reproduces like crazy.”
May 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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