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UNLEARN week is underway
Students at Calvin are challenging their peers to think about the stereotypes and assumptions that contribute to racism in today's society.
October 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Bringing war to life
Calvin alum's ArtPrize exhibition educates viewers on the real cost of war.
October 02, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin brings international conference to Grand Rapids
Calvin College hopes "Q Commons" inspires community leaders to learn and consider how to advance the common good in Grand Rapids.
October 02, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Summit focuses on empowering through multiple literacies
More than 200 people convened at Calvin College for the third annual Community Literacy Summit.
October 01, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin community well represented in ArtPrize
Works of art by dozens of Calvin alumni are on display around and on the streets of downtown Grand Rapids.
September 26, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Senate initiative connects students with local congregations
More than 120 churches representing 27 denominations are included in the recently launched online church directory.
September 25, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Novel NIH grant provides synergy in the student-faculty research experience
A trio of profs has teamed up to better understand the regulation of GLUT1.
September 25, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin grads on Epic adventure
Four recent Calvin grads are meeting in tree houses and having lunch by waterfall—as part of their job.
September 19, 2014 | Laurie Lemmen
New initiative pairs Calvin with community leaders to make college more accessible
Calvin College is one of seven west Michigan colleges and universities committing to collaborate on Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell's "To College, Through College" initiative.
September 18, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin students track trees in the Ecosystem Preserve
Every five years a team of students and professors survey the 3-4,000 trees in the college's Ecosystem Preserve, recording each tree’s location, type, diameter, health and height.
September 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
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
Students research child welfare system in China
Speech pathology and audiology students put faith and science in action for a group of orphaned children in China’s Henan Province.
August 29, 2014 | Amanda Greenhoe
Students sent into the city on first full day at Calvin
On Thursday, August 28, all first-year and transfer students head off campus for StreetFest—a one-day service-learning opportunity.
August 28, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin biology professor receives grant to study ants’ guts
John Wertz has spent his career studying “good” bacteria and was recently awarded $479,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue his research.
August 26, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin remembers Paul Zwier
Professor of mathematics emeritus Paul Zwier is remembered for his contagious enthusiasm.
August 22, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Spanish prof uncovers history by preserving newspapers
Ed Miller is working to bring forgotten 19th century Afro-Argentine newspapers to the public through a web archive.
August 13, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Chemistry prof named Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar
Doug Vander Griend is one of seven faculty members in the U.S. to be awarded an unrestricted research grant of $60,000.
August 12, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Lauren Merz
This summer, Lauren Merz worked in a lab at the University of Michigan researching post-exercise fatigue in muscular dystrophy patients.
August 08, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Entrada provides crash course for college
Seventy students graduated from Calvin's 28th edition of Entrada—a month-long summer college immersion experience.
August 07, 2014 | Grace Ruiter