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Disc golf: aiming away from the lights
At the annual disc golf tournament, held in the Hekman Library, contestants play a "finesse game."
March 11, 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
Galaxies far, far away ...
Astronomy professor Deb Haarsma and her student researchers study the largest galaxies in the universe.
June 17, 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
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
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
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
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
Jack Kent Cooke Scholar
First-year student Jennifer Lyu is a 2010 Jack Kent Cooke Scholar.
September 21, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Henry Higby
Senior Henry Higby is spending this Fall in the semester abroad program in France.
October 22, 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
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
A premiere business plan
Kelly LeCoy, a 2011 Calvin grad, has now won three business plan competitions in three months. On Tuesday, May 31, she won the 5X5, an initiative launched by ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. She was awarded $5,000 to put toward her idea, "Uptown Kitchen."
June 01, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Faith and International Development Conference
Calvin College's seventh-annual, student-run Faith and International Development Conference (FIDC) focuses on dialogue around best practices.
January 30, 2012 | 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
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
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
UNLEARN week is underway
Students at Calvin are challenging their peers to think about the stereotypes and assumptions that contribute to racism in today's society.
October 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski