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Doug Koopman - previewing the midterm elections
"You really have to be a consensus builder and move forward ... "
November 11, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
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
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
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
Faculty Profile: James Skillen
In an ideal world, Calvin professor James Skillen says, his job description would be simple: backpacking. "Unfortunately, though, that’s not how it works," he joked.
August 31, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Putting media with ministry
A passion for ministry and for communication have landed soon-to-be Calvin College senior Brian Speelman with summer internships with ReFrame Media—the English-language ministries of the Back to God Hour Ministries International, located in Palos Heights, Illinois.
August 02, 2010 | Jeff Febus
Faculty Profile: Douglas Vander Griend
Calvin inorganic chemistry professor Douglas Vander Griend makes shapes with molecules.
July 26, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Calvin mourns the loss of Jim Penning
“He was a very good political scientist and one of the nicest men I’ve ever met."
July 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Amy Surbatovich
Faculty Profile: Arlene Hoogewerf
Calvin biology professor Arlene Hoogewerf has had FBI agents come to her class.
June 30, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Faculty Profile: Julie Walton
Calvin owes the design of its human performance lab to Julie Walton, a Calvin professor of health, physical education, recreation, dance and sport (HPERDS).
June 25, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Faculty Profile: Joel Adams
When Joel Adams was in junior high, he used to watch his father, a professor at Geneva College, do a chemistry problem every evening. “Each problem would take him three hours,” he recalled.
June 14, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
When students return to Calvin's campus this fall they may notice a change in the way computers in the college labs behave.
May 28, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Calvin student creates hymn-identifying Web site
Ever walk out of church with a song in your heart, the tune on your lips, but no words forthcoming to match the hymn’s melody? Well, thanks to a new development at Hymnary.org, if you can hum it, you can probably find it.
March 12, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
From bug hunting to belly flopping, filtering to formatting, kids of all ages are finding plenty to keep them busy this summer at Calvin.
July 24, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Faculty Profile: Roland Hoksbergen
A look at professor of economics and international development studies Roland Hoksbergen.
June 12, 2009 | Matt Decker
The Goldwater five
Each of the five students at the table—Leisman, Cok, Tasker, Ferdinands and Haegert—is a recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Together they are the largest contingent of Goldwater Scholars ever to study at Calvin.
April 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
ISRI awards scholarships to incoming students
The Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) will award a total of $32,000 in scholarships to up to eight current and incoming students in 2009–2010 through a $581,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Interim 2009: The lying life of the spy
A fact-finding session began the opening class of the interim “Spies, Lies and National Security.” Professor Bill Stevenson, the mastermind of the class, was training his students to gather information. He was teaching them, in fact, to be spies.
January 09, 2009 | Myrna Anderson