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New student org hosts paintball
On Saturday, April 4, the newly formed Military Appreciation Club shall host a paintball outing for interested students.
March 03, 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
Learning to lead at the Gainey retreat
At Two Moose Ranch in Montana, Calvin's team captains learned about communication, working together and leading.
September 02, 2010 | Jeff Febus , Luke Robinson , Jonathan Laughlin
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
Big night: the annual scholarship dinner
Every year, donors and students pack out DeVos Place for the annual Named Scholarship Dinner.
November 04, 2010 | Jessica Folkema
Galaxies far, far away ...
Astronomy professor Deb Haarsma and her student researchers study the largest galaxies in the universe.
June 17, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Learning to cook with Marie Catrib
Among the many things that Calvin students learned at a cooking demonstration with local restauranteur Marie Catrib is that there is no such thing as too much garlic.
October 24, 2008 | Allison Graff
Party at the Prez's kicks off Homecoming and Family Weekend
New activities like Fierljeppen (Dutch pole vaulting) and a Senior Only Sleepout join with past traditions like the annual Cardboard Canoe Race.
October 21, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
NIH grant brings students to the cutting-edge of cancer research
Biochemistry prof Brendan Looyenga recently received a $295,939 grant from the National Cancer Institute to do research with students that could provide useful insights into both neurology and oncology.
February 04, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
uKnight: Sem Pond Jump
Can three alums persuade President Le Roy to take the plunge?
February 08, 2013 | Matt Kucinski , Steven Niedzielski , 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
An award-winning design
Calvin senior interdisciplinary major Joe Salowitz placed second in "The Yardsticks," a design competition open to local college students majoring in advertising and design.
October 29, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
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
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
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
Jack Kent Cooke Scholar
First-year student Jennifer Lyu is a 2010 Jack Kent Cooke Scholar.
September 21, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Quest for the Golden Towel
For some students, jumping in the Sem Pond for four consecutive years is a goal. For three students, it was a mission.
February 14, 2012 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
We Are Calvin: Thuy-Nhi Nguyen
Thuy-Nhi Nguyen is spending this summer studying songbirds at the Au Sable Institute in northern Michigan.
August 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Seniors' parting shots
The class of 2010 graduates on Saturday, May 22, 2010. Before they head out into the real world, we asked about a dozen seniors to reflect on their time at Calvin. Hear what they had to say in this short four-minute video.
May 26, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Video: Using electrophysiology to study the brain
A biochemistry major and two professors are using electrophysiology to study brain tissue.
July 29, 2011 | Matt Kucinski