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Festival aims to change perception of disability
Calvin College professor Chris Smit is organizing the inaugural DisArt Festival, an event that showcases art created by people with disabilities.
February 11, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
NIH grant brings students to the cutting-edge of cancer research
Biochemistry prof Brendan Looyenga recently received a $295,939 grant from the National Cancer Institute to do research with students that could provide useful insights into both neurology and oncology.
February 04, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Community ‘giant’ honored with justice award
Michelle Loyd-Paige is being recognized city-wide as this year's recipient of the Floyd B. Skinner Justice Award, an annual Giants Award honoring the pursuit of fairness and equality.
February 04, 2015 | Amanda Greenhoe
Calvin students study education in Zambia
This past spring, a group of 15 Calvin students traveled to Zambia to research education and compare classroom practices elsewhere in the world. They recently shared their experiences with the Calvin community.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Philosophy prof wins Christianity Today's Book of the Year Award
James K.A. Smith's book on philosopher Charles Taylor receives top honors in CT Magazine's Christianity and Culture category.
January 14, 2015 | Phil de Haan
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
A Christmas message from Calvin College
Calvin College student Dantia Dandjinou shares a spoken word poem to express the timeless wonder of the Christmas season.
December 15, 2014 | Amanda Greenhoe
Calvin remembers Robert Otten
Calvin Classics professor emeritus Robert Otten is remembered for his ability to challenge and attract students to the Classics field of study.
December 12, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Calvin students take on Ford's "Go Further" challenge
Lori Dykstra, Kara Venema, Kayla Danahy and Brad Feltz have created an inspirational documentary for Ford Motor Company's “Go Further” challenge.
November 21, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Partnering to create cancer education curriculum for kids
Biology professor Amy Wilstermann, her students and local health professionals have teamed up to develop a curriculum that helps explain cancer to kids.
November 19, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Calvin remembers Willis DeBoer
Calvin religion professor emeritus Willis DeBoer is remembered as a man who was utterly steady.
November 14, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin hosts Symposium on Common Grace in Business
Theologians, scholars and business people convened at Calvin College for conversations about the application of Abraham Kuyper’s theological work on common grace to the business world.
November 01, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin College welcomes four new board members
Pedro Aviles of Berwyn, Ill.; William J. Boer of Grand Rapids, Mich.; David Cok of Rochester, N.Y.; and Ray VanderKooi of Kentwood, Mich. join the 31-member board.
October 21, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Dale Brown
Former Calvin professor Dale Brown is remembered for his love for literature, his care for students and his wicked sense of humor.
October 14, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin participates in worldwide MegaMenger Build
Calvin’s math department will use 160 pounds of business cards to construct a cubic representation of a fractal.
October 09, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Menlo Innovations CEO keynotes Calvin's Business Partners Awards Luncheon
The event honors business and individuals that have partnered with the college's business program to create outstanding learning opportunities for students.
October 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin brings international conference to Grand Rapids
Calvin College hopes "Q Commons" inspires community leaders to learn and consider how to advance the common good in Grand Rapids.
October 02, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Novel NIH grant provides synergy in the student-faculty research experience
A trio of profs has teamed up to better understand the regulation of GLUT1.
September 25, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin grads on Epic adventure
Four recent Calvin grads are meeting in tree houses and having lunch by waterfall—as part of their job.
September 19, 2014 | Laurie Lemmen