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Calvin adds Chinese education major and minor
Calvin's new program will help meet a high demand for Chinese language teachers in the state of Michigan and beyond.
July 03, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Joel Westra
Joel Westra’s path to becoming a political science professor began from a childhood fascination with maps and militaries.
June 21, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
New global partnership opens another door for pre-health students
In his new role at Calvin, Larry Gerbens is leveraging his 30 years of medical experience to open up new opportunities for students.
January 06, 2015 | Grace Ruiter
Rangeela explores cultures behind performances
The annual international student variety show showcased music, dance, drama and poetry from countries around the globe.
March 05, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Maria Rodriguez
Calvin Spanish professor Maria Rodriguez trusted in God's plan even when the odds were stacked against her.
July 16, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Students lead Faith and International Development Conference into its tenth year
From Feb. 5-7, more than 200 students and professionals from schools and organizations continent-wide will gather at Calvin College for the Faith and International Development Conference.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Calvin partners with school in Liberia to fight Ebola
The Calvin community is raising money to fund programming designed to educate, reduce stigma, and respond to the trauma Ebola has caused to families and communities in Liberia.
December 01, 2014 | Katie Salyer
German prof lands Fulbright in Berlin
In spring 2016, Corey Roberts will use his Fulbright Award to study 18th and 19th century German cultural history in Berlin.
February 24, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Exuberant scholars: Entrada 2011 begins
71 Entrada Scholars from the United States and China have come to Calvin for a month-long summer course.
June 23, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
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
The Brigadiers: Calvin students in Panama
A group of Calvin students spent the last week of May in Panama with the Calvin chapter of Global Business Brigades (GBB).
June 06, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
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
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
International student in the executive chair
Nana Owusu-Achau is mid-way through a historic first semester as student body president.
October 25, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Calvin celebrates international education
For the first time, Calvin participated in International Education Week (IEW), a nationwide celebration that observes the importance of studying abroad.
November 26, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
National Eye Institute grant expands research opportunities for students
A $375K grant provides additional research opportunities for pre-optometry students at Calvin.
November 01, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
Student develops sophisticated astronomy software
During his time at Calvin, senior Dan Van Noord has developed an enhanced and accessible computer program that tracks binary stars.
March 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Student uses linguistics to compare Turkish and American music
Maria Cupery compared the top ten song charts in Turkey and the United States for her research project. She presented her findings at a national conference this spring.
May 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Calvin professor teaches art to children in remote Thailand village
Calvin professor Anna Greidanus recently found her passion for art and teaching intersect with an atypical locale: a remote village in northern Thailand.
September 17, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
German prof receives national award for excellence in cultural teaching
Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim recently received the prestigious Nelson Brooks Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Culture.
December 17, 2013 | Connor Sterchi