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Department writing prizes announced for 2016
Calvin congratulates the winners of departmental writing prizes.
May 23, 2016 | News & Stories Staff
A teacher's teacher
Chemistry professor Crystal Bruxvoort is the recipient of the 2016 Calvin College Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
May 17, 2016 | Phil de Haan
Fulbright student to map geography of refugees
Janaya Crevier will be heading to Austria in September 2016 to explore the journeys of a half dozen refugee families.
May 10, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College alum wins Pulitzer Prize at 23
A year after tossing his cap, John Muyskens, graphics editor at The Washington Post, takes home his field's top prize.
April 26, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin professor helps put students’ poetry in motion
Lew Klatt, poet laureate for Grand Rapids, answers a trio of questions about a project that helps kids express their understanding of local history through haiku.
April 07, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Henry Institute sponsors Challenges for the Next President series
Organizer Micah Watson, associate professor of political science, says the series aims to offer “more light than heat.”
April 07, 2016 | Rachel Watson
Story map project aims for ecological justice in Plaster Creek watershed
Students Annaka Scheeres and Charlotte Reynolds ’16 teamed up with Professor Jason Van Horn to create a digital story of the watershed and its populations.
March 23, 2016 | Rachel Watson
The faith of Hillary Clinton
Calvin College history professor Kristin Kobes Du Mez is writing a book on the faith of Hillary Clinton. She answers a few questions about Clinton's religious background and if she can win over evangelical voters in a general election campaign versus Donald Trump.
March 23, 2016 | News & Stories Staff
Calvin College Launches Center for Faith and Writing
Bob and Shelley Hudson's generous gift helps establish the Calvin Center for Faith and Writing.
March 23, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin professors team up to refresh, reimagine teaching in new book
“Teaching and Christian Imagination” (Eerdmans, 2016) is written by David Smith, Susan Felch and a group of Calvin co-authors.
March 21, 2016 | Rachel Watson
Brand Design class welcomes Clean Water Institute of Calvin College as its next client
ARTS 355 students will help CWICC gain support and build its reputation through creation of a digital brand.
February 26, 2016 | Rachel Watson
An expert explores the Zika virus' threat to public health
Arlene Hoogewerf, chair of the biology department, examines the Zika virus and its threat to public health both globally and in the U.S.
February 23, 2016 | News and Stories staff
High expectations for Handlon
The recently accredited Calvin Prison Initiative offers a bachelor of arts degree in ministry leadership to 20 inmates each year.
February 17, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
An expert offers insight into preventing long-term knee injuries
On Tuesday, February 16, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine prof Erich Petushek's lectures on "Traumatic Knee Injury: Prevention, Screening and Long-Term Consequences."
February 15, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Expert analyzes GOP nominee scenarios
With the Iowa Caucus about a week away, political science professor Doug Koopman analyzes GOP nominee scenarios.
January 21, 2016 | News & Stories Staff
Calvin celebrates five decades of interim programs
The director of off-campus programs says he hopes interim studies continue to help students learn to “dwell well” wherever they are.
December 23, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Economics professor writes book on gender discrimination in the Arab world
Adel Abadeer aims to “give a voice to the voiceless” in a region of the world where women are treated like property.
December 10, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Calvin speech pathology and audiology students win national competition
Calvin's chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association won the Knowledge Bowl at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association conference in Denver, Colo., Nov. 12-14.
November 30, 2015 | Rachel Watson
An expert's take on Black Friday sales trends
Calvin business professor Tom Betts answers a few questions related to Black Friday sales trends and considers the reasoning for and impact of stores opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day.
November 24, 2015 | News & Stories staff
CALL program empowers seniors to continue their education
Throughout its two decades, the Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning has created a meaningful way for retirees to continue their education.
November 16, 2015 | Rachel Watson