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Sem Pond Jump attracts record number of participants
Not even frigid temperatures could keep hundreds of community members from continuing the annual tradition of jumping into the Sem Pond.
February 17, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
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
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
Event honors volleyball national champions
The "Knights to Remember" event on Feb. 8 celebrated the women's volleyball team's NCAA III championship this past November.
February 11, 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 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
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
Calvin remembers Doug Kok
On Monday, Nov. 18, Doug Kok, a longtime employee of Calvin's physical plant died unexpectedly. He's remembered as a helpful man who would make time for everyone.
November 26, 2013 | 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
Henry Lecture to feature Pastor-in-Chief
On April 28, Josh DuBois, a spiritual advisor to President Obama will be speaking at Calvin's 18th annual Paul B. Henry Lecture.
April 22, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
Calvin celebrates international education
For the first time, Calvin participated in International Education Week (IEW), a nationwide celebration that observes the importance of studying abroad.
November 26, 2013 | 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
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
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
New app guides student scavenger hunt for ArtPrize
Calvin's student development office provides a fresh way to experience ArtPrize.
September 24, 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
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