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Semester in Ghana given the green light
After a one-week delay students from Calvin College are on their way to Ghana for the fall semester abroad program.
August 19, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Partnering to improve mental health in Grand Rapids
In 2011, “Women Supporting Women: Supportive/Educative Groups for Ethnically Diverse, Urban, Impoverished Women Dealing with Depression and Anxiety” was launched in three Grand Rapids neighborhoods.
May 16, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin alum's Fulbright focuses on conservation efforts in Nicaragua
Through a Fulbright scholarship, Joel Betts '14 will be assessing the extent of agricultural and hurricane-induced forest loss in an indigenous territory in Nicaragua.
May 10, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
A Christian philosophy
“You really can’t sensibly claim theistic belief is irrational without showing it isn’t true."
January 01, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Enrollment and academic performance on the rise
"We see that as validation ... that the quality of our overall programs is being recognized and sought after by students."
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Alumnus of the Year
"I'm honored. I didn't know what it all entailed to be Alumnus of the Year when I heard. I'm kind of a reserved person, but I'm honored."
February 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Remembering David DeHeer
About a hundred colleagues, friends and family of the late David DeHeer joined together outside DeVries Hall for a short ceremony honoring the longtime Calvin biology professor.
May 11, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Amazing Race: Calvin style
Re-live the final leg of the Amazing Race Interim as five teams of two compete for the top prize.
February 01, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin mourns the loss of Herb Brinks
On Tuesday, May 16, 2011, Herb Brinks, Calvin history professor emeritus and founder of the Calvin archives, died at his home after a lengthy bout with myeloma.
May 19, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Michael Le Roy's first week
"I know higher education; I've been in higher ed for a long time. But to try and learn about the Calvin culture and the way the Calvin community operates is really my primary focus."
July 05, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Nursing prof has heart for Heartside
"Suzan is a gift to those she serves as well as to those who learn from her what serving can be." Bonnie Mulder with Degage Ministries tells MLIVE about the compassion Calvin nursing professor Suzan Couzens has for the poor of Grand Rapids.
November 08, 2012 | 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
Discovery doesn't retire
Roger DeKock was selected as one of just five emeritus faculty nationwide to be part of the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation’s 2016 Senior Scientist Mentor Program.
August 30, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Winter ecology at Calvin
Two weeks ago, students from Plymouth Christian School visited the Bunker Interpretive Center to learn about the winter habits of animals, winter weather and how to measure windchill.
February 25, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Engineering majors design motorized stroller
"It was really nice for us to have a real customer. There was a lot of motivation for the whole team to make a 100 percent working product."
June 10, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College, law enforcement respond to threatening letter
On Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, Calvin College officials worked with local and federal authorities to respond to a threatening letter that was received at the Mail & Print Services building.
January 15, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Adams named ACM senior member
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently named Calvin professor of computer science Joel Adams as a senior member. Adams was one of 61 recipients of the international award.
June 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Book on Chinese grammar
Qin and Larry Herzberg, professors of Asian Studies, recently co-authored "Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors." The book serves as a quick-reference supplement to any course of Mandarin Chinese language study. The text helps learners avoid the most common errors non-native speakers make when translating from English into Chinese. Stone Bridge Press published the book earlier this month.
December 10, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News & World Report ranks Calvin College #1 in the Midwest
U.S. News & World Report ranks Calvin College #1 overall among Midwest regional colleges in its 2018 Best Colleges Guidebook.
September 12, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Alvin Plantinga receives Templeton Prize at Field Museum
On Sunday, September 24, Alvin Plantinga ’54, the 2017 Templeton Prize laureate was formally honored at a celebration held at the Field Museum in Chicago.
September 28, 2017 | Matt Kucinski