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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: Henry Higby
Senior Henry Higby is spending this Fall in the semester abroad program in France.
October 22, 2013 | 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
Video: A view of science research
This summer nearly 90 science students researched everything from the human eye to herring gulls. Watch the video.
October 14, 2011 | 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
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
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
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
Students gather to watch inauguration
Over 100 Calvin students, faculty and staff gathered in the Commons Lecture Hall on Tuesday morning to watch the historic inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama.
January 23, 2009 | Katie Landan
Boerner: she's a burner
Calvin junior Rachel Boerner never expected to lead the final stretch of the 400-meter dash at this year’s NCAA III Indoor Track and Field Championships.
May 06, 2010 | Derek Neice , Jeff Febus , Myrna Anderson
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
The economic impact of year-round schooling
A professor-student duo researches the economics of studying all the year 'round.
June 24, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Good Knight! Calvin gets a new mascot
In the fall of 2008 the idea of a new mascot became a serious project for student senate. “Student senate has had a mandate to get a new mascot for about five years,” said student senate president Jared Rispens.
February 10, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
First-year diver makes big splash
Freshman diver Andy Krafft is already breaking records. Watch him dive.
February 17, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Living and learning in new van Reken Hall
The newly finished van Reken Hall is dedicated to creating living-learning communities.
August 22, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Graduating with honors
For Rachel Hekman, receiving a medal at Honors Convocation was the realization of a dream that began back in high school.
April 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Spanish prof uncovers history by preserving newspapers
Ed Miller is working to bring forgotten 19th century Afro-Argentine newspapers to the public through a web archive.
August 13, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin participates in worldwide MegaMenger Build
Calvin’s math department will use 160 pounds of business cards to construct a cubic representation of a fractal.
October 09, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Calvin ROTC members win honors
Four Calvin ROTC members won the The German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency at a recent competition.
March 30, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Let the bidding begin: annual service auctions
Calvin's residence halls auctioned off homemade goods—and offbeat services—to benefit the NGOs they partner with.
December 13, 2011 | Andrew Steiner