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Faith and International Development Conference starts global conversations
Attendees discuss global issues from a faith perspective at the Faith and International Development Conference.
February 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
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
We Are Calvin: Adam Wiersma
This summer, Calvin students are keeping us informed on where they are and what they're doing—from working the Google HelpDesk in Seattle to engineering a bridge in Kenya.
July 30, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Rangeela 2013: Study Abroad
This year's Rangeela directors reflect on mastering footwork, dancing with fans and leading the show.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
uKnight: Sem Pond Jump
Can three alums persuade President Le Roy to take the plunge?
February 08, 2013 | Matt Kucinski , Steven Niedzielski , Myrna Anderson
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Supporting math teaching in GR schools
Jan Koop has landed her fourth consecutive grant to work with Grand Rapids-area math teachers.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Fulbright to teach English in Turkey
Emily Pope is captivated by the history, archeology and culture of the Middle East.
May 22, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
How We Learn kicks off
The Teaching and Learning Network is launching How We Learn, a year-long series on improving the classroom experience.
March 29, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
Manners on the menu: an etiquette dinner
Junior Theo Voss learned how to eat his roll and exit the table at this year's etiquette dinner.
April 21, 2011 | Theo Voss
Rangeela: a life
In her first year at Calvin, Anne Zaki wanted to leave. Then she pioneered Rangeela.
February 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Celebrating Black History Month
Calvin's administrative and academic departments are teaming up on a roster of Black History Month events.
February 04, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
BUS 381: Harley vibes, better mops
This past semester, senior information systems major Aravind Ranganathan learned that riding a motorcycle is tiring; the vibrations produced by the machine can exhaust a rider.
June 02, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Responding to Haiti
Economics professor Roland Hoksbergen, veteran of earthquake reconstruction in Guatemala in 1976, speaks about the challenges ahead for Haiti.
January 21, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Faculty Profile: Roland Hoksbergen
A look at professor of economics and international development studies Roland Hoksbergen.
June 12, 2009 | Matt Decker
Providing a firm foundation
On Wednesday, June 10, director of foundation relations Lois Konyndyk became the eighth staff member in Calvin College history to be honored with the William Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 10, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
From 57 colleges
This year’s Faith and International Development Conference, which drew around 450 students from 57 U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities to the Calvin campus, took the theme of “Partnership: United in Service.”
February 12, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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