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Traveling a sustainable path
At the fifth biennial Sustainability Summit, faculty, staff and students examined ongoing and potential programs with environmental benefits for Calvin.
June 09, 2015 | Gina de Haan
Walking Boldly: Kathryn Knox
Kathryn Knox '15 is heading to Guatemala for two years to serve in the Peace Corps.
June 08, 2015 | Matt Kucinski , Lynn Rosendale
Creation: A community investment
A $500,000 grant from the Towsley Foundation will support the efforts of Calvin's ecosystem preserve and Bunker center.
May 28, 2015 | Amanda Greenhoe
Nurturer of Sacred Space
With a devoted commitment to her classroom and her students, Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk earns Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
May 11, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Calvin hosts inaugural Medical Mission Symposium
Featuring local and internationally-renowned physicians, the symposium provides physicians and students with stories, tips and resources for practicing medicine internationally.
May 11, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
Learning Latin Old School
Calvin prof receives grant to help fund Latin conference, at which speaking the classic language will be at the forefront.
May 11, 2015 | Katie Salyer
On the ground in Nepal
Chemistry professor Herb Fynewever, a Fulbright Scholar in Nepal, talks about what it was like to be in fairly close proximity to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated the country.
May 05, 2015 | Matt Kucinski , Kemp Lyons
At the helm of an international journal
A new journal whose focus is the relationship between Christianity and educational theory and practice will be housed at Calvin College.
May 01, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Reasoning with the best in the business
Calvin philosophy majors and professors rubbed shoulders with the top scholars in their field at a recent workshop held on campus.
April 29, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
An expert's take on the state of the Republican party
Political science prof Kurt Pyle answers a trio of questions about the identity of the Republican party as they make a run at the White House in 2016.
April 22, 2015 | News & Stories staff
A gold standard for STEM research
Sam Auyeung is Calvin’s 16th Goldwater Scholar since 2008—a number unmatched by any other undergraduate institution over that span of time.
April 22, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
An expert's take on lifting sanctions on Iran
Economics prof Adel Abadeer is keeping an eye on the developments in Iran. Here, he tackles a trio of questions about what the economic implications would be if and when sanctions are lifted.
April 09, 2015 | News & Stories staff
Prof improving the quality of math teaching in GR
Since 2005, Calvin College mathematics professor Jan Koop has worked with 300 elementary school teachers in 21 schools throughout greater Grand Rapids.
April 09, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin prof headed to Oxford to study religion-science controversy
Calvin professor Jonathan Hill will head to Oxford University the next two summers to study religion and science in an effort to address the controversy over hot-button issues like human origins.
March 23, 2015 | 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
Calvin College and Lions Club partner in shared vision
A partnership between Calvin College pre-med faculty and students and the Lions Club of Grand Rapids is helping bring fresh sight to children in Mexico.
February 19, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
Calvin profs at forefront of national conversation on defining economic success
In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.
February 13, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale , Matt Kucinski
Calvin College is a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars
Calvin College is one of just six bachelor's institutions in the nation to have at least two faculty members awarded prestigious Fulbright grants in 2014-15.
February 12, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
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
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