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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
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
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: Douglas Vander Griend
Calvin inorganic chemistry professor Douglas Vander Griend makes shapes with molecules.
July 26, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
The world from a sailboat
Two sisters, a Calvin sophomore and junior, spent a year circumnavigating the globe with their family.
November 08, 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: 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: Julie Walton
Calvin owes the design of its human performance lab to Julie Walton, a Calvin professor of health, physical education, recreation, dance and sport (HPERDS).
June 25, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Calvin in 24
On October 6, 2010, Calvin students, faculty and staff are invited to show what a typical Wednesday in their lives looks like.
October 01, 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
First woman graduate
Anna Groendyk graduated from Calvin in 1905, becoming the first woman to accomplish that feat.
March 17, 2011 | Megan Swierenga
Joy and generosity in the residence halls
Each year, "service" auctions are held in the residence halls to support local non-profit organizations.
November 27, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
Team Treasure Hunt
The women's volleyball team and men's soccer team strengthen their bodies and their bond through geocaching.
September 11, 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
Heritage Hall re-opens
After eight months of construction, Heritage Hall has come out of the shadows to claim space on the main floor of Hekman Library.
June 14, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
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
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