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Spin-a-thon fundraiser to benefit professor with cancer
Two of biology professor Darren Proppe's Calvin colleagues have organized a fundraiser to help him with medical expenses and to support his family.
February 28, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Calvin College announces next provost
The provost search committee has recommended Cheryl Brandsen, Calvin’s dean of social sciences and contextual disciplines, as the college’s next provost.
February 25, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Festival begins conversations about faith and writing
From April 10-12, Calvin College expects to welcome more than 1,800 readers, writers and literary enthusiasts to campus for the biennial Festival of Faith and Writing.
February 21, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Sem Pond Jump attracts record number of participants
Not even frigid temperatures could keep hundreds of community members from continuing the annual tradition of jumping into the Sem Pond.
February 17, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Worship Symposium puts focus on Exodus
The 27th-annual Calvin Symposium on Worship features such notable speakers as Alison Adam, Jeremy Begbie, Andre' Thomas and Anne Zaki.
January 21, 2014 | Phil de Haan
Accounting program Q&A with Julie Voskuil
Professor Julie Voskuil discusses new developments in Calvin's accounting major as well as the values that continue to characterize the program.
December 18, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
Christmas greetings from Calvin College
With a recitation of Luke 2, freshman theater major Jon DeVries reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas.
December 17, 2013 | Matt Kucinski , Lynn Rosendale , Jeffrey Horbachewski, Reid Petro
Calvin College Wishes You a Happy Thanksgiving
On a sunny day this October, hundreds of students grabbed a marker and scribed the many blessings they've had at Calvin on a 24-foot-wide by 4-foot-tall board.
November 26, 2013 | Matt Kucinski , Steven Niedzielski , Reid Petro
Art exhibition features student-faculty scholarship, new technology
The newest exhibition in Calvin's Center Art Gallery utilizes both 18th and 21st-century technology.
November 13, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
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
The play "Incognito" is one of the events the Office for Multicultural Affairs is including as part of Unlearn Week—a series of programs that challenges the generalizations, stereotypes and assumptions underlying racism. Unlearn Week runs through Friday, Oct. 11.
October 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
New app guides student scavenger hunt for ArtPrize
Calvin's student development office provides a fresh way to experience ArtPrize.
September 24, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
Jason Hanson talks faith, football
On Monday, September 16, 2013, former Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson gave a speech titled "Faith, Vocation and 21 years in the NFL" at Calvin College's annual Business Partners Awards Luncheon.
September 23, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin considered Michigan's Best and Brightest in Wellness
Calvin is one of only two colleges to make the list of Michigan's Best and Brightest in Wellness.
September 19, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin enrolls largest class since 2007
Calvin's 2013-2014 incoming class is the college's largest in six years and is record-setting in terms of ethnic diversity.
September 16, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Kai Koopman
Senior Kai Koopman takes first-year students into the wilderness to help them transition into college.
September 06, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Reid Petro
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 16, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
GR Walks app puts history in your hands
Calvin alum Josh Leo developed GR Walks, a new walking tour app. He worked with Calvin students to develop tours of Eastown and Heritage Hill-North.
July 12, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
John Calvin's 504th birthday
Making his grand entrance atop a green John Deere tractor, chaplain emeritus Dale Cooper took on the role of John Calvin at his 504th birthday party.
July 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin remembers Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, longtime English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. He's remembered as a great teacher and an encouraging mentor who cared deeply about students.
July 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
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