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Two $200,000 grants for improving teacher quality
Calvin faculty are working with teachers from area schools to improve their teaching of writing, math.
April 11, 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
Templeton grant for religious tolerance
A $189,000 grant from the Templeton foundation is funding an ambitious project on religious tolerance.
April 20, 2011 | 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
A world-class scholar
Calvin College professor of history emeritus Ed VanKley has passed away at the age of 72 from complications related to pneumonia.
October 10, 2002 | Phil de Haan
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
Dean of Chapel writes On unrequited love
Unrequited love is a universal theme says Calvin College professor and dean of the chapel Laura Smit.
January 09, 2006 | Phil de Haan
Mastering the art of practice
Calvin College kinesiology professor Julie Walton is the recipient of the 2014 Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
May 09, 2014 | Phil de Haan
Faculty Profile: Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim
Taiwanese professor of German Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim has written a cutting-edge German textbook.
June 19, 2009 | Matt Decker
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
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
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
First female faculty member: Johanna Timmer
Johanna Timmer taught English and German and served as Calvin's first dean of women.
March 09, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
A serious celebration
This year there would be 499 candles on John Calvin’s birthday cake—too many to dodge the college’s restrictions on open flames. Still, several hundred college employees will gather for a party that, over the past 25 years, has grown into a Calvin tradition.
July 10, 2008 | Allison Graff
Accounting program Q&A with Julie Voskuil
Professor Julie Voskuil discusses new developments in Calvin's accounting major as well as the values that continue to characterize the program.
December 18, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
SWF Seeking King
I have decided that asking God for a husband is like the Israelites asking for a king: they only wanted one because everyone else had one and once they got one, it was all downhill from there.
December 16, 2002 | Jennifer Holberg
Calvin remembers Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, longtime English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. He's remembered as a great teacher and an encouraging mentor who cared deeply about students.
July 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Video: Calvin's gridiron classic: Fumblers vs. Jacques
Every October, they meet just once. Traditionally, the old guys win. Watch game highlights with commentary and play-by-play.
November 18, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Michigan Author Award
Professor of English Gary Schmidt was recently named the winner of the 2011 Michigan Author Award. The Library of Michigan and the Michigan Library Association sponsors the award, which honors Michigan writers for their contributions to literature based on an outstanding published body of work.
August 26, 2011 | Matt Kucinski