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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
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
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
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
Faculty Profile: Douglas Vander Griend
Calvin inorganic chemistry professor Douglas Vander Griend makes shapes with molecules.
July 26, 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
Interning at the Ecosystem Preserve
Education students are running the "Creepy Crawlies" camp at Calvin's preserve.
July 13, 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
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
The Equestrian Club’s complex mission
Calvin students build community through education, competition and volunteering.
October 23, 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
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
McGregor fellows listen to refugees' stories
Two students spend the summer collecting refugee stories for a future play.
August 21, 2012 | Chelsea Tanis
Farewell lunch for the Bykers
Students, faculty and staff gathered to honor Gaylen and Susan Byker with food, speeches and gifts.
May 07, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
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
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
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