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Creating an on-ramp into the field of international development
Professor Roland Hoksbergen and senior John Michael LaSalle teamed up to create Entravos, a website dedicated to connecting recent college grads with entry-level positions in Christian development organizations.
September 17, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Crow headed to Grove City Hall of Fame
Calvin's dean of student development will be inducted this weekend into his alma mater's athletic hall of fame.
February 13, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Dancing for Ghana
“Huemanity,” a dance group from Calvin College, took first place at a Global Outreach Show held at Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU) on April 7. The group—made up of eight Calvin students—won $500 for their routine to techno and dubstep music.
May 02, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Disc golf: aiming away from the lights
At the annual disc golf tournament, held in the Hekman Library, contestants play a "finesse game."
March 11, 2009 | Matt Decker
Elected students look ahead
With the recent elections for student senate in the books, the new leadership, according to president-elect Ben Shoemaker, has set about planning out a course of action for their term.
May 08, 2009 | Matt Decker
Exploring leadership, climbing peaks: Snow Mountain Ranch
Students learn to wrangle horses, clean toilets and serve as leaders at the Leadership Challenge Institute at Snow Mountain Ranch.
August 22, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Faith and International Development Conference
Calvin College's seventh-annual, student-run Faith and International Development Conference (FIDC) focuses on dialogue around best practices.
January 30, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
First-year diver makes big splash
Freshman diver Andy Krafft is already breaking records. Watch him dive.
February 17, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Fulbright to teach English in Turkey
Emily Pope is captivated by the history, archeology and culture of the Middle East.
May 22, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Galaxies far, far away ...
Astronomy professor Deb Haarsma and her student researchers study the largest galaxies in the universe.
June 17, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Gearing up to throw down
Rock, Paper, Scissors competition sweeps campus.
March 16, 2009 | Matt Decker
Goldwater Scholar, NSF Fellow and now a Fulbright
Senior Lauren Manck will research seagrasses in Spain via a Fulbright Scholarship.
April 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Goldwater tradition continues: Students earn top research award
Since 2008, Calvin College has had more Goldwater Scholars than any other liberal arts college in the nation.
April 05, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Good Knight! Calvin gets a new mascot
In the fall of 2008 the idea of a new mascot became a serious project for student senate. “Student senate has had a mandate to get a new mascot for about five years,” said student senate president Jared Rispens.
February 10, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Graduating with honors
For Rachel Hekman, receiving a medal at Honors Convocation was the realization of a dream that began back in high school.
April 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Hawks raise concern on campus
The growing population of Red-tailed Hawks on Calvin's campus is raising some concerns.
March 29, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Hendriksma wins Spoelhof Award
Jane Hendriksma, Calvin's dean of students for judicial affairs, won the 2011 William Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
International student in the executive chair
Nana Owusu-Achau is mid-way through a historic first semester as student body president.
October 25, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Jack Kent Cooke Scholar
First-year student Jennifer Lyu is a 2010 Jack Kent Cooke Scholar.
September 21, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Keeping Asia at the forefront
When Calvin College established an Asian Studies minor in 2001, professor of history Dan Bays, an Asia specialist, said simply: “Ignorance of Asia is not an option for the 21st century."
August 15, 2008 | Phil DeHaan