Various panels spanned the three-day event for the Henry Institute. Photo courtesy Calvin.edu.
May 5, 2017  |  Kathryn Mae Post

Political convention explores diverse views

The Henry Institute’s Symposium on Religion and Public Life brought together scholars, students and practitioners from a range of disciplines to grapple with questions about religion and public life last weekend, April 27-29, for the ninth […]

Andrew Oppong received 56 percent of the vote. Photo courtesy Calvin Senate.
May 5, 2017  |  Juliana Ludema

Student presidential race a close call, Oppong wins

Andrew Oppong narrowly beat Billy Fredericks in the race for student body president last week, receiving 56 percent of the vote. Around 1,500 students voted this year, reflecting a recent pattern: over 1,600 students voted in […]

29.2 percent of Calvin's faculty were part time as of fall 2016; Photo courtesy calvin.edu
May 5, 2017  |  Josh Parks

Calvin’s use of adjuncts increasing, still below average

Calvin is following a national trend by using a higher percentage of adjunct professors in recent years, though it still falls below the national average. According to a recent report by the American Association of University […]

Photo courtesy Calvin College.
May 5, 2017  |  Josh Parks and Kathryn Mae Post

Alvin Plantinga Q&A

Philosopher and professor emeritus Alvin Plantinga is this year’s Templeton Prize laureate. Chimes sat down with Plantinga this week to talk about the award, his work and his relationship with Calvin. Chimes: Tell us about your […]

Graphs from the Pew Research Center depict polarization. 
Photo courtesy Pew Research Center.
April 28, 2017  |  Kathryn Mae Post

38 Calvin faculty sign post-election commitment and confession

Thirty-eight Calvin faculty and staff members joined hundreds of Christian faculty from across the United States in signing a “Statement of Confession and Commitment” in response to the contentious election and post-election season. Although the faculty […]

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