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Calvin students track trees in the Ecosystem Preserve
Every five years a team of students and professors survey the 3-4,000 trees in the college's Ecosystem Preserve, recording each tree’s location, type, diameter, health and height.
September 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Semester in D.C. opens new doors for students
Seniors Ryan Struyk and Cristina Ureña used Calvin's semester program in Washington, D.C. as a springboard to future internship and job opportunities.
May 20, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
English profs dig deeper into the classics
Two English profs are hoping a fresh perspective on the classics will translate into a deeper understanding of the texts for both them and their students.
May 14, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Senate initiative connects students with local congregations
More than 120 churches representing 27 denominations are included in the recently launched online church directory.
September 25, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Graduating with honors
For Rachel Hekman, receiving a medal at Honors Convocation was the realization of a dream that began back in high school.
April 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Jeanne Nienhuis wins Spoelhof Award
Jeanne Nienhuis is the recipient of the 2013 Spoelhof Award—the highest honor any Calvin staff member can receive.
June 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Philosophy prof reaches new audience
Lee Hardy taught a Christian ethics course at Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia as part of a ministry program Calvin Seminary offers for the inmates.
April 21, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faith and International Development Conference starts global conversations
Attendees discuss global issues from a faith perspective at the Faith and International Development Conference.
February 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
New global partnership opens another door for pre-health students
In his new role at Calvin, Larry Gerbens is leveraging his 30 years of medical experience to open up new opportunities for students.
January 06, 2015 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin professor named Grand Rapids poet laureate
In April, Calvin English professor Lew Klatt will begin his three-year term as poet laureate for the Grand Rapids area.
March 11, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Joel Westra
Joel Westra’s path to becoming a political science professor began from a childhood fascination with maps and militaries.
June 21, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Service-Learning Center celebrates 50 years
The students who planted roots of service-learning at Calvin back in the 1960's, joined with a half-century worth of volunteers to celebrate the milestone anniversary.
June 18, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin students showcase their summer research projects
On Wednesday, July 23, student researchers in Calvin's science departments gave the public a glimpse of their work during an inaugural science research open house.
August 06, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin Young Women's Business Institute inspires attendees
The Young Women's Business Institute gave high school junior and senior girls a chance to explore careers in business.
July 23, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin adds Chinese education major and minor
Calvin's new program will help meet a high demand for Chinese language teachers in the state of Michigan and beyond.
July 03, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Perkins Fellows serving during spring break
Twenty-nine students are headed to Jackson, Miss., during spring break on one of Calvin's 10 service-oriented spring break trips.
March 19, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Entrada provides crash course for college
Seventy students graduated from Calvin's 28th edition of Entrada—a month-long summer college immersion experience.
August 07, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Won Lee
Calvin religion professor Won Lee considers teaching his ministry.
July 19, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
John Calvin's 504th birthday
Making his grand entrance atop a green John Deere tractor, chaplain emeritus Dale Cooper took on the role of John Calvin at his 504th birthday party.
July 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Prof compares Aquinas' view of the afterlife with Twilight
Philosophy professor Christina Van Dyke is taking a closer look at what Aquinas had to say about the humans in the afterlife to see if it matches up with his ideas about life on earth.
October 31, 2014 | Grace Ruiter