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A grant for teaching reading
A $200,000 Teacher Quality Grant allows Calvin's education department to enhance the teaching of reading in local schools.
August 29, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A homegrown Antigone
A Calvin classics professor adapted the classic Greek play Antigone. A Calvin theater professor is directing it.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A major role
A Calvin senior will take on the role of Rodolpho in the Opera Grand Rapids performance of La Boheme.
March 06, 2012 | Phil de Haan
A math professor works in digital forensics
Mathematics professor Earl Fife uses digital tools to bust criminals for the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
December 03, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
A new masters program
"It's quite a growing field ... You can graduate with a master's degree and find work." Jill Bates, the clinical director of Calvin's speech pathology and audiology program, talks with the Grand Rapids Press about the opportunities the new five-year bachelor-to-master's program gives students and the community.
September 28, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
A pair of Lilly Grad Fellows
Calvin alums Hannah Bormann '09 and Robert Zandstra '08 have been selected as Lilly Graduate Fellows for 2010-2013
July 12, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
A premiere business plan
Kelly LeCoy, a 2011 Calvin grad, has now won three business plan competitions in three months. On Tuesday, May 31, she won the 5X5, an initiative launched by ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. She was awarded $5,000 to put toward her idea, "Uptown Kitchen."
June 01, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
A Q&A on randomness and God's providence
A $1.7 million grant from the Templeton foundation will allow Jim Bradley to study how "God can have it both ways."
July 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A scholar in refuge
Zimbabwean professor Richard Nenge has found a temporary home at Calvin through the Scholar Rescue Fund program.
January 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A serious celebration
This year there would be 499 candles on John Calvin’s birthday cake—too many to dodge the college’s restrictions on open flames. Still, several hundred college employees will gather for a party that, over the past 25 years, has grown into a Calvin tradition.
July 10, 2008 | Allison Graff
A Serious Love
Legendary philosopher Alvin Plantinga on being back at Calvin, faith and science, and the three books every Calvin graduate should read.
November 21, 2011 | Michael Van Denend '78
A student reflects on Streetfest
Freshman Kimberly Casto writes about working at Alternative Pathways, an adult foster care home.
September 07, 2012 | Kimberly Casto
A student's memory of Dexter, Mich.
A Calvin senior writes about his hometown, which was devastated by a tornado on March 15.
March 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A thousand mile walk
Calvin alumna Loreen Niewenhuis '85 will spend the next seven months walking around Lake Michigan.
April 10, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
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
A world-class scholar
Calvin College professor of history emeritus Ed VanKley has passed away at the age of 72 from complications related to pneumonia.
October 10, 2002 | Phil de Haan
Abstraction renovates computers for Nicaragua
Calvin's computer science student organization spent a Saturday restoring computers for Christian school teachers in Managua.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Active Commute Week
For the second year, Calvin's many commuters will join a city-wide challenge.
May 09, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Adams named ACM senior member
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently named Calvin professor of computer science Joel Adams as a senior member. Adams was one of 61 recipients of the international award.
June 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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