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Calvin celebrates Black History Month
In February, the Calvin community will learn about the freed slave who founded the Baptist Church in Liberia, the Tuskegee Airmen and soul food.
February 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Film Noir
Calvin students are looking at historical and cultural changes in American society via "film noir."
January 23, 2012 | Jeff Febus
Calvin history professor writes landmark text on Christianity in China
Daniel Bays has written the first comprehensive history of Christianity in China since 1929.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
An ArtPrize entry at Calvin College's (106) Gallery and Studio has been honored with the Sustainability Award, one of a handful of juried awards given out by organizers of the international art competition.
October 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
American Frontiers, Global Perspective
A conference, funded by a $133,150 NEH grant will put the myth of the American West in global perspective.
September 16, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Preserving and presenting in Umm el-Jimal
History professor Bert de Vries is preserving an ancient house in Umm el-Jimal, Jordan through a grant from the U.S. State Department.
August 05, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns the loss of Herb Brinks
On Tuesday, May 16, 2011, Herb Brinks, Calvin history professor emeritus and founder of the Calvin archives, died at his home after a lengthy bout with myeloma.
May 19, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin hosts BA and BFA exhibitions
This year, the BA and BFA exhibitions will be held concurrently, one downtown, one at Calvin.
May 16, 2011 | Theo Voss
Q&A: African Americans in the Reformed tradition
Eric Washington has made a specialty of studying African-American thought within the Reformed tradition of Christianity.
February 11, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Intern at the GRAM
Tatjcha Huberts, a Calvin senior art major, is picking through ArtPrize entries as part of her internship at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.
September 17, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
The Forgotten Woman's Bible
Around the turn of the century, Katherine Bushnell, an American doctor working as a medical missionary in China, noticed what she thought were mistranslated passages in the Chinese version of the Bible.
August 24, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Randall Bytwerk
Randall Bytwerk is a professor of communication arts and sciences. He is also the creator and maintainer of the German Propaganda Archive, the number one hit in a Google search for "Nazi propaganda”—a hit that even appears above Wikipedia’s entry on the subject and draws in over a million visitors every year.
August 11, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Tigchelaar: Professor of the Year
Biology professor Peter Tigchelaar wins Professor of the Year.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Professor Katerberg shares his thought on extremism in America.
April 30, 2010 | Phil de Haan
March is Women’s History Month, and the gender studies minor at Calvin is marking the occasion by featuring three books about gender issues.
March 01, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Sanctuary: Hallowed Space, Holy Place
An exhibition exploring the nature of "sacred space" is a result of art professor Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk's recent sabbatical.
January 15, 2010 | Cloud Cray
An art history mystery
In 2007, neurologist and 1955 alumnus Cornelis “Kees” Van Nuis, donated 16 paintings to the permanent collection at Calvin College
August 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Jeff Winkle
Young Jeff Winkle had a life-altering experience via a 1981 hit movie. “I remember very distinctly in the early ‘80s my mom took me to see Clash of the Titans ...”
June 26, 2009 | Matt Decker
Students gather to watch inauguration
Over 100 Calvin students, faculty and staff gathered in the Commons Lecture Hall on Tuesday morning to watch the historic inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama.
January 23, 2009 | Katie Landan
March, chapel, more mark MLK Day
Calvin Chapel honors MLK Day.
January 20, 2009 | Phill de Haan