In 2015, the Office of the Provost launched three major initiatives that are now producing top-level research and new resources for educators. The first initiative focuses on the physical health of individuals and communities. The second examines citizenship—its privileges, responsibilities and vulnerabilities. The third studies the sustainability of human practices within natural, economic and social systems.
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News & Events
Researchers find energy savings from improved energy efficiency to be overestimated
- March 3,2021
- Matt Heun, professor of engineering at Calvin University, is among a team of researchers who published their conclusions today that the models used to produce global climate scenarios may overestimate the energy and emission savings from improved energy efficiency.
When A Community Shapes You
- January 22,2021
- When Michael went to jail in 1992 for second-degree murder, he felt his humanity had ended. Nearly three decades later, he testifies to how his Calvin community helped him see himself no longer as an agent of destruction, but rather as an agent of renewal.
Climate Change and Human Rights: Making the Connection Through an Equity and Social Justice Lens
- Mon, May 1, 2017
- 3:30 PM
Health Care Policy: Can We Strengthen Communities and Build a Culture of Health?
- Mon, April 24, 2017
- 3:30 PM