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Faculty Profile: James Skillen
In an ideal world, Calvin professor James Skillen says, his job description would be simple: backpacking. "Unfortunately, though, that’s not how it works," he joked.
August 31, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Faculty Profile: Joel Adams
When Joel Adams was in junior high, he used to watch his father, a professor at Geneva College, do a chemistry problem every evening. “Each problem would take him three hours,” he recalled.
June 14, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Faculty Profile: Arlene Hoogewerf
Calvin biology professor Arlene Hoogewerf has had FBI agents come to her class.
June 30, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Faculty Profile: Randall Bytwerk
Randall Bytwerk is a professor of communication arts and sciences. He is also the creator and maintainer of the German Propaganda Archive, the number one hit in a Google search for "Nazi propaganda”—a hit that even appears above Wikipedia’s entry on the subject and draws in over a million visitors every year.
August 11, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Faculty Profile: Douglas Vander Griend
Calvin inorganic chemistry professor Douglas Vander Griend makes shapes with molecules.
July 26, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Students win Innovation Encounter
Six Calvin students from several disciplines bested the tech schools at this year's Innovation Encounter.
November 18, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
BUS 381: Harley vibes, better mops
This past semester, senior information systems major Aravind Ranganathan learned that riding a motorcycle is tiring; the vibrations produced by the machine can exhaust a rider.
June 02, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Calvin Hosts Young Women's Business Insitute
12th grade girls explore the world of business and meet business leaders from the Grand Rapids area.
July 30, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
Interning at the Ecosystem Preserve
Education students are running the "Creepy Crawlies" camp at Calvin's preserve.
July 13, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
McGregor fellows listen to refugees' stories
Two students spend the summer collecting refugee stories for a future play.
August 21, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
The Equestrian Club’s complex mission
Calvin students build community through education, competition and volunteering.
October 23, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
Interim: Global Crisis?
This DCM spotlights climate change, water and food scarcity, mineral depletion, pollution, habitat loss and overpopulation.
January 25, 2011 | Megan Taylor
Third Annual Regional Business Plan Competition
Calvin senior Jonathan Borak and junior Josiah Gamroth came in third at the Regional Business Plan Competition last Tuesday.
April 16, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Second-annual Banff Mountain Film Festival at Calvin
For the second year in a row, the Banff Mountain Film Festival is coming to Calvin College.
April 05, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Interim: Creating the next big thing
Students in a Calvin interim class are learning lessons on creativity and failure.
January 13, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
A Fulbright to teach in Taiwan
This fall, Senior Ryan DeVries will teach English in an ESL classroom in Kaohsiong, Taiwan.
May 03, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
The Visiting Scholars program
Scholars from many disciplines and many countries make Calvin a research home away from home.
February 15, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Repeat performers: Some faculty make Entrada a habit
Three Calvin professors talk about why they sign up to teach Entrada year after year.
July 12, 2012 | David Urban
Chimes expands online
Calvin's student newspaper is updating content three times a week online.
September 11, 2012 | David Urban
Calvin's student newspaper partners with 'The Rapidian'
Through a local partnership, Calvin's student newspaper gives its writers more experience and a bigger platform for their writing.
December 07, 2012 | David Urban