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A Fashion Show and Sweatshop Simulation
The Fashion Advisory Board (FAB) at Calvin College will pair a fashion show with a sweatshop simulation to raise awareness of fashion as both an art form and a legitimate interest for Christians.
March 22, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Symposium embraces many forms of worship
The annual Symposium on Worship has a global audience and a broad view of worship.
December 16, 2010 | Phil de Haan
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
January Series: 25 years fresh
As Calvin's annual lecture series hits a quarter-century, it welcomes David Gergen, Sherry Turkle, N.T. Wright and Deborah Lew.
December 14, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Unlearn Week kicks off a yearlong conversation about anti-racism.
October 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Senior design project recognized nationally
A team of five 2011 engineering grads placed seventh nationally at the Supermileage competition, an international competition put on by the Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE), which challenges students to design fuel-efficient, single-person vehicles.
June 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Faith and International Development Conference
Calvin College's seventh-annual, student-run Faith and International Development Conference (FIDC) focuses on dialogue around best practices.
January 30, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Gilman recipient studies in Honduras
Riddell, studying in Honduras through a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, has had a lot of practice getting used to things. The daughter of missionaries, she spent her entire life, until she came to Calvin, in France.
October 03, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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
Fulbright to teach English in Turkey
Emily Pope is captivated by the history, archeology and culture of the Middle East.
May 22, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
Year in review
A two-minute look at what Calvin is doing on campus and around the globe. Watch the video.
August 10, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
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
Calvin celebrates Black History Month
In February, the Calvin community will learn about the freed slave who founded the Baptist Church in Liberia, the Tuskegee Airmen and soul food.
February 10, 2012 | 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
Calvin's swim coach completes Ironman, longtime dream
Calvin's swim coach Dan Gelderloos realized a longtime dream this summer by completing an Ironman Triathlon.
August 28, 2012 | Jeff Febus
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
Light Work at Center Art Gallery
An exhibition of work by Rebecca Cummins traces the movement of light to show the passing of time.
November 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
FEN Symposium on Race this week
The third annual FEN Symposium on Race will take place at Calvin with two speakers: one, Victor Hinojosa, an expert on Latin America, and the other, Kimberly Huyser, an expert on American Indians.
March 07, 2009 | Phil de Haan
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