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Peru and other Open Doors
The new semester in Peru is one reason Calvin is ranked high for semester-abroad opportunities.
March 02, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A: Japanese tsunami
Calvin professors talk about earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear power, radiation and the resiliency of the Japanese people.
March 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Banff Film Festival stops at Calvin
Mountain-climbers, cave explorers, white-water rafters and dancing cormorants are coming to Calvin via the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
March 23, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Concert benefits Kenya, Honduras
Ten bands and a silent auction will combine to raise money for clean water and medical supplies.
March 29, 2011 | Theo Voss
Calvin ROTC members win honors
Four Calvin ROTC members won the The German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency at a recent competition.
March 30, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
History of the King James Bible
"King James was very interested in theological disputes ..." English professor Susan Felch, in an interview with WGVU radio, puts the King James Bible within the context of the events happening in the early 1600's when it was written.
March 31, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Festival of Faith and Music
The Festival of Faith and Music continues its musical/intellectual tradition.
April 01, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Prof receives $200K grant
Calvin professor of philosophy Kelly Clark recently received nearly $200,000 to fund a project on religious liberty and tolerance. The project, supported by the John Templeton Foundation, will fund the following: a book on religious liberty and tolerance—including translations of the book into Indonesian, Turkish, Hebrew and Arabic—a conference at Georgetown University during the tenth anniversary of 9/11, and planning for conventions on liberty and tolerance in Indonesia, Turkey and Israel. Clark will work on the project with staff from the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity.
April 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Two Fulbrights, two continents
Johnathan Bascom will spend his Fulbright year in Ethiopia, and Corwin Smidt will spend his in The Netherlands.
April 07, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Templeton grant for religious tolerance
A $189,000 grant from the Templeton foundation is funding an ambitious project on religious tolerance.
April 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
3rd-annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference
Calvin students organize a philosophy conference featuring keynote Alvin Plantinga and undergraduate philosophers from across the U.S.
April 25, 2011 | Theo Voss
Studying in Perugia via Sister Cities
Two Calvin seniors are studying in Perugia, Italy via an award from Grand Rapids Sister Cities International.
April 26, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Leaving a legacy: Highlighting President Byker's 16 years of service
President Byker is retiring at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year.
May 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Alyssa Penning qualifies on first try
"The goal was to make nationals, but this was unexpected. During the race we had a lot of teammates watching, and the best thing was to see my teammates at every corner cheering me on. And seeing their excitement kept me going."
May 25, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Blessing and surprise: music major wins scholarship
Rasendrahasina received the Betty Van Andel Scholarship. The $2,500 scholarship was the largest awarded by Opera Grand Rapids this year.
May 31, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Heart in Hand
The six-surgery journey of Stephen Okeyo
June 01, 2011 | Mike Van Denend
Pescadora Film Journey
Go behind the scenes with media production professor Daniel Garcia and 11 of his students as they are on location in Pescadora, Peru beginning the production of a feature-length film.
June 03, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
The Brigadiers: Calvin students in Panama
A group of Calvin students spent the last week of May in Panama with the Calvin chapter of Global Business Brigades (GBB).
June 06, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Corwin Smidt - Grand Rapids Press
“No other group of people has access to so many Americans on a sustained basis.”
June 07, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Adams named ACM senior member
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently named Calvin professor of computer science Joel Adams as a senior member. Adams was one of 61 recipients of the international award.
June 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski