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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
Luncheon celebrates student research
The annual summer luncheon is orchestrated to help students connect with those who help fund their research fellowships. Professors working with research fellows come, too, to celebrate the opportunities Calvin students have to do get hands-on experience in their academic fields.
August 01, 2008 | Allison Graff
Calvin students Jodi Unema and Josh Garone work as summer preserve stewards in Calvin's 90-acre Ecosystem Preserve and dive into some bird-monitoring right after the 08-09 school year was done.
June 12, 2009 | Allison Graff
Remembering Johan Westra
On Sunday, November 7, 2010, Johan Westra, age 88, passed away peacefully at his home. Westra ’52 taught at Calvin College for 27 years. He was the college's first full-time political science professor.
November 12, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Mustard Seed School
Emmy award-winning filmmaker and CAS prof Brian Fuller will be offering an exclusive screening of a documentary he worked on with some of his students during 2010 interim. On Friday, February 11, 2011, “A Shared Space: Learning from the Mustard Seed School,” will be screened at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Covenant Fine Arts Center Recital Hall.
January 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Thomas Wodarek
Junior Thomas Wodarek spent this summer troubleshooting problems and developing software for Google.
August 27, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
A problem-solver and the Putnam
A math and computer science major was a top scorer in a prestigious international math competition.
April 21, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin prof talks about Biblical films
“DeMille’s film was really a Cold War film and at the beginning of the film he comes out from behind the curtain, stands on a stage and announces that this is the story of the birth of freedom.”
April 03, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
The Nazi Titanic
"British and American bombers [were] coming over day and night, the Stalingrad defeat [was] clear to everybody. So the film just [didn't] look propagandistically good."
April 23, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Corwin Smidt - Grand Rapids Press
“No other group of people has access to so many Americans on a sustained basis.”
June 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Talking politics along the path
In between classes students answer a handful of questions surrounding the upcoming midterm elections.
October 29, 2010 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
Romney's Michigan roots
"The Romney name is familiar, but Mitt Romney's not really well known."
February 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
A new masters program
"It's quite a growing field ... You can graduate with a master's degree and find work." Jill Bates, the clinical director of Calvin's speech pathology and audiology program, talks with the Grand Rapids Press about the opportunities the new five-year bachelor-to-master's program gives students and the community.
September 28, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Doug Koopman - previewing the midterm elections
"You really have to be a consensus builder and move forward ... "
November 11, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
A team of six Calvin business, engineering and computer science majors took first place in the 2010 “Innovation Encounter”—an inventive problem solving competition hosted by Lawrence Tech University. Calvin competed with five other colleges and universities in developing a new idea for a smart phone application to interface with vehicle systems.
November 05, 2010 | Matt
Corwin Smidt, director of the Paul Henry Institute and professor of political science at Calvin, was awarded the “Founders Award” at the 42nd-annual meeting of the Michigan Conference of Political Scientists held October 21-22.
November 11, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Novel NIH grant provides synergy in the student-faculty research experience
A trio of profs has teamed up to better understand the regulation of GLUT1.
September 25, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Chemistry prof named Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar
Doug Vander Griend is one of seven faculty members in the U.S. to be awarded an unrestricted research grant of $60,000.
August 12, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Adams named ACM senior member
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently named Calvin professor of computer science Joel Adams as a senior member. Adams was one of 61 recipients of the international award.
June 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Astronomy students receive NASA-funded fellowships
Sophomore physics majors are researching asteroids and stars through Michigan Space Grant Consortium undergraduate fellowships.
March 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski