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Spin-a-thon fundraiser to benefit professor with cancer
Two of biology professor Darren Proppe's Calvin colleagues have organized a fundraiser to help him with medical expenses and to support his family.
February 28, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Huizenga Tennis and Track Center becomes more energy efficient
The Calvin Energy Recovery Fund's latest project expects to save the college at least $20,000 a year.
April 17, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Where sports and history meet
History professor Bruce Berglund's love for sports and history converge in his podcast "New Books in Sports."
April 09, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Calvin prof awarded Fulbright to teach in Nepal
Beginning in January 2015, Calvin College chemistry professor Herb Fynewever will spend seven months teaching and researching at Kathmandu University.
May 05, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
National Eye Institute grant expands research opportunities for students
A $375K grant provides additional research opportunities for pre-optometry students at Calvin.
November 01, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
Calvin professor teaches art to children in remote Thailand village
Calvin professor Anna Greidanus recently found her passion for art and teaching intersect with an atypical locale: a remote village in northern Thailand.
September 17, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
NSF grant boosts Calvin's research infrastructure
A $338,000 grant from the National Science Foundation provides more research opportunities for students through access to more state of the art equipment.
October 15, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
Student uses linguistics to compare Turkish and American music
Maria Cupery compared the top ten song charts in Turkey and the United States for her research project. She presented her findings at a national conference this spring.
May 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Art exhibition features student-faculty scholarship, new technology
The newest exhibition in Calvin's Center Art Gallery utilizes both 18th and 21st-century technology.
November 13, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
Calvin math education class partners with West Elementary
A partnership with West Elementary is helping education students practice what they're learning at Calvin in a real classroom.
May 14, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Student develops sophisticated astronomy software
During his time at Calvin, senior Dan Van Noord has developed an enhanced and accessible computer program that tracks binary stars.
March 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Grants fund scholarships for science and computing students
This year, Calvin's science and mathematics departments are allocating two NSF grants—each of which contains over $500,000 worth of scholarships for students.
February 06, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
German prof receives national award for excellence in cultural teaching
Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim recently received the prestigious Nelson Brooks Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Culture.
December 17, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
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
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
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