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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
Archaeology and local culture at Umm el-Jimal
Bert de Vries involves the people of Umm el-Jimal in his efforts to preserve their antiquities.
March 07, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Students of the sky
"After an introduction to variable stars and the modeling that is being done to understand their behavior, students were put in groups with Calvin students and allowed to examine the data with sophisticated software in order to look for trace patterns."
February 18, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Bratt earns exemplary teaching award
History professor James Bratt has earned the highest honor that Calvin bestows on a faculty member.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin orchestra gets new conductor
Conductor, performer and teacher John Varineau will conduct Calvin's orchestras.
January 29, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
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
Interim: Exploring the mythological roots of Hollywood film
This January, students are studying classical myths and the contemporary films that spring from them.
January 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
New Henry Chair takes a global focus
Kevin den Dulk says students must focus on Asia and the global south.
January 02, 2013 | Phil de Haan
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Plantinga wins prestigious Rescher Prize
Alvin Plantinga was named a 2012 winner of a prize that honors the systematic study of philosophy.
December 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Anthropology professor wins leadership award
Mwenda Ntarangwi was honored with the Distinguished Leadership and Scholarship Award from the Association for Africanist Anthropology.
December 03, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A math professor works in digital forensics
Mathematics professor Earl Fife uses digital tools to bust criminals for the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
December 03, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Student collaboration wins Best Student Film
An animated film created by Calvin media production, music and graphic art students was honored at the Chicago Film Festival.
November 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
U.S. News gives Calvin high marks
U.S. News & World Report gives Calvin high marks for its strong commitment to teaching and service-learning and for the quality of its first-year experience.
September 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin's swim coach completes Ironman, longtime dream
Calvin's swim coach Dan Gelderloos realized a longtime dream this summer by completing an Ironman Triathlon.
August 28, 2012 | Jeff Febus
A $350,000 grant to promote pregnancy planning
Nursing professor Joke Ayoola will work in three Calvin partner neighborhoods, increasing women's knowledge and self-efficacy about reproductive health.
August 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A Q&A on randomness and God's providence
A $1.7 million grant from the Templeton foundation will allow Jim Bradley to study how "God can have it both ways."
July 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Repeat performers: Some faculty make Entrada a habit
Three Calvin professors talk about why they sign up to teach Entrada year after year.
July 12, 2012 | David Urban
Remembering the War of 1812
The War of 1812 is better recalled by Canadians than by Americans, says Calvin professor of history Will Katerberg.
July 05, 2012 | Jeff Febus
Q&A: A Christian approach to teaching languages
Calvin professors of German, French and Chinese discuss how foreign language pedagogy has changed and how to teach a language Christian-ly.
June 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson