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Charting a new course for Plaster Creek
The Plaster Creek Stewards recently received two grants totaling $800K, allowing the group to expand its educational, research and restoration work in one of the state's most polluted watersheds.
July 29, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
A confident pursuit of interests over careers
Grace Ruiter '14, a graduated English major, now writes for RCA Today.
July 20, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
A deeper pursuit of religion in poetry
Tom Mazanec is studying Chinese literature at Princeton University in hopes of becoming a professor.
June 22, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin professor helps put students’ poetry in motion
Lew Klatt, poet laureate for Grand Rapids, answers a trio of questions about a project that helps kids express their understanding of local history through haiku.
April 07, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Dale Brown
Former Calvin professor Dale Brown is remembered for his love for literature, his care for students and his wicked sense of humor.
October 14, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
U.S. News recognizes Calvin College for its undergraduate research
Calvin is on a short list of institutions that U.S. News & World Report highlights as outstanding examples of undergraduate research and creative projects.
September 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Student uses linguistics to compare Turkish and American music
Maria Cupery compared the top ten song charts in Turkey and the United States for her research project. She presented her findings at a national conference this spring.
May 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
English profs dig deeper into the classics
Two English profs are hoping a fresh perspective on the classics will translate into a deeper understanding of the texts for both them and their students.
May 14, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin professor named Grand Rapids poet laureate
Professor Lew Klatt is on a three-year term as Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, starting April 2014.
March 11, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Festival begins conversations about faith and writing
From April 10-12, Calvin College expects to welcome more than 1,800 readers, writers and literary enthusiasts to campus for the biennial Festival of Faith and Writing.
February 21, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Ryan Struyk
Senior Ryan Struyk is used to writing for Calvin's student newspaper. This summer, his writing hit the airwaves.
August 13, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, longtime English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. He's remembered as a great teacher and an encouraging mentor who cared deeply about students.
July 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin mourns the loss of Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, Calvin English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. Vande Kopple, 63, served at Calvin for more than 30 years.
July 05, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin named Tree Campus USA
Calvin College was recently named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
March 15, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Interim: The language of the African-American church
Students are learning about preaching, praising, praying and testifying within the black oral tradition.
January 18, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin's student newspaper partners with 'The Rapidian'
Through a local partnership, Calvin's student newspaper gives its writers more experience and a bigger platform for their writing.
December 07, 2012 | David Urban
English students at home in their department
The English department uses soup suppers, retreats, snowball fights and one book to build community.
November 08, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
A $375,000 grant to improve Plaster Creek Watershed
Calvin College has received a $375,000 state grant to further research, education and restoration efforts in the Plaster Creek watershed.
July 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Teaching English in Austria
2012 grad Andrew Knot will teach in the town of Linz, funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture.
July 19, 2012 | 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