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An International Passport
An inside look at the 2010 International Passport experience. The five-day program helps international students and their families transition to North American culture and to Calvin College.
September 02, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Linnea Venhousen
Linnea Venhousen is spending this summer in Thailand with "Adventures in Missions" helping prostitutes to see the freedom that Christ offers.
July 16, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Andrew Pruim
Sophomore Andrew Pruim spent the month of January in the German Interim Abroad program. He learned more about the German language and culture and did a little dancing too.
February 12, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Prof receives $200K grant
Calvin professor of philosophy Kelly Clark recently received nearly $200,000 to fund a project on religious liberty and tolerance. The project, supported by the John Templeton Foundation, will fund the following: a book on religious liberty and tolerance—including translations of the book into Indonesian, Turkish, Hebrew and Arabic—a conference at Georgetown University during the tenth anniversary of 9/11, and planning for conventions on liberty and tolerance in Indonesia, Turkey and Israel. Clark will work on the project with staff from the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity.
April 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
The best thing about interim
Students who traveled the world and students who stayed on campus talk about the best and most surprising aspects of interim.
February 03, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Frank Roberts
The Calvin mourns professor emeritus Frank Roberts, who died on Friday, March 29, 2013.
April 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin’s provost receives Fulbright Award
Claudia Beversluis, provost of Calvin College, has received a Fulbright award. During the month of March, she will travel with a small team of American University administrators to several cities in India, visiting major universities to discuss issues in higher education.
February 13, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Four Japanese majors accepted into JET Programme
Four Japanese language majors have been accepted into the highly competitive Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.
May 22, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Mercy Anguah
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 01, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Astronomy students receive NASA-funded fellowships
Sophomore physics majors are researching asteroids and stars through Michigan Space Grant Consortium undergraduate fellowships.
March 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Corwin Smidt - Grand Rapids Press
“No other group of people has access to so many Americans on a sustained basis.”
June 07, 2011 | 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
Human trafficking awareness week
The Social Justice Coalition is urging the Calvin community to become aware of and act on the unjust practice of human slavery through the first annual Human Trafficking Awareness Week.
December 02, 2008 | Katie Landan
After graduation, the road less traveled
Jon Cooper was one of the many employment-seeking engineering seniors who received job offers before graduation this spring.
July 18, 2008 | Katie Landan
Peter Fish swims again
At LOFT, Peter Fish were distributed as a campus-wide effort to raise money to combat world hunger.
November 14, 2008 | Katie Landan
Taking the hassle out of the passport process
For three years now, Calvin has been making the process of getting a passport less of a fuss.
October 13, 2008 | Katie Landan
Calvin grad takes class project to market
KJ Yoo developed an entrepreneurial spirit at Calvin. Now, the 2013 grad is taking his senior engineering design project to market.
December 12, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen
Interim: Making meaning from scrap fabrics
Students in Sandra Clevenger's quilting class are learning more about a social and cultural phenomenon.
January 13, 2012 | Laurie Lemmen
Festival of Faith and Writing 2012
Calvin's biennial Festival of Faith and Writing encourages good writing and tough conversations about faith.
March 16, 2012 | Laurie Lemmen
Researching through Mechanical Turk
Calvin sociology and psychology professors are using Amazon's online service to get large survey results.
March 19, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen