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Blessing and surprise: music major wins scholarship
Rasendrahasina received the Betty Van Andel Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship was the largest awarded by Opera Grand Rapids this year.
May 31, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Alyssa Penning qualifies on first try
"The goal was to make nationals, but this was unexpected. During the race we had a lot of teammates watching, and the best thing was to see my teammates at every corner cheering me on. And seeing their excitement kept me going."
May 25, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Leaving a legacy: Highlighting President Byker's 16 years of service
President Byker is retiring at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year.
May 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Studying in Perugia via Sister Cities
Two Calvin seniors are studying in Perugia, Italy via an award from Grand Rapids Sister Cities International.
April 26, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
3rd-annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Calvin students organize a philosophy conference featuring keynote Alvin Plantinga and undergraduate philosophers from across the U.S.
April 25, 2011 | Theo Voss
Templeton grant for religious tolerance
A $189,000 grant from the Templeton foundation is funding an ambitious project on religious tolerance.
April 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Two Fulbrights, two continents
Johnathan Bascom will spend his Fulbright year in Ethiopia, and Corwin Smidt will spend his in The Netherlands.
April 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
Festival of Faith and Music
The Festival of Faith and Music continues its musical/intellectual tradition.
April 01, 2011 | Phil de Haan
History of the King James Bible
"King James was very interested in theological disputes ..." English professor Susan Felch, in an interview with WGVU radio, puts the King James Bible within the context of the events happening in the early 1600's when it was written.
March 31, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Concert benefits Kenya, Honduras
Ten bands and a silent auction will combine to raise money for clean water and medical supplies.
March 29, 2011 | Theo Voss
Banff Film Festival stops at Calvin
Mountain-climbers, cave explorers, white-water rafters and dancing cormorants are coming to Calvin via the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
March 23, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A: Japanese tsunami
Calvin professors talk about earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear power, radiation and the resiliency of the Japanese people.
March 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Peru and other Open Doors
The new semester in Peru is one reason Calvin is ranked high for semester-abroad opportunities.
March 02, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Rangeela: a life
In her first year at Calvin, Anne Zaki wanted to leave. Then she pioneered Rangeela.
February 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A on Egypt
Two Calvin staffers raised in Egypt reflect on the current political situation in that country.
February 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A voice for Opera
Fitah Rasendrahasina plays a starring role in Opera Grand Rapids’ production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut.” The Calvin College junior portrays Edmondo, a young student who is a friend to the story’s hero, Des Grieux. Opera Grand Rapids artistic director Robert Lyall said that it’s uncommon for a college student to play a titled role in a professional production.
February 11, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Herzberg earns exemplary teaching award
Larry Herzberg, the father of Asian language studies at Calvin was honored the college's highest teaching award.
February 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: The Geography of Terrorism
In this class, students put terrorism on the map.
January 19, 2011 | Jessica Folkema