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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
Book on Chinese grammar
Qin and Larry Herzberg, professors of Asian Studies, recently co-authored "Basic Patterns of Chinese Grammar: A Student's Guide to Correct Structures and Common Errors." The book serves as a quick-reference supplement to any course of Mandarin Chinese language study. The text helps learners avoid the most common errors non-native speakers make when translating from English into Chinese. Stone Bridge Press published the book earlier this month.
December 10, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Bratt earns exemplary teaching award
History professor James Bratt has earned the highest honor that Calvin bestows on a faculty member.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Bringing the station wagon back to life
A new Calvin faculty member's documentary about the station wagon is up for an Emmy.
April 11, 2013 | Lynn Rosendale
BUS 381: Harley vibes, better mops
This past semester, senior information systems major Aravind Ranganathan learned that riding a motorcycle is tiring; the vibrations produced by the machine can exhaust a rider.
June 02, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Bykers share Spoelhof Award
Gaylen and Susan Byker were named the 2012 winners of the Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 01, 2012 | Phil de Haan
Calvin a leader in CPA exam pass rate
Calvin College students are among the national leaders in pass rates on the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam.
December 03, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
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
Calvin alum re-vitalizes a Pittsburgh arts community
2009 alum Jenna Vanden Brink has expanded participation at the Union Project from a few dozen to 1,000 learners.
February 24, 2012 | Gayle Boss
Calvin announces spring 2014 Dean's List
Thirty-eight percent of the student body achieved Dean's List status during the spring semester, maintaining a 3.5 GPA for the semester and at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA.
May 27, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin biology professor receives grant to study ants’ guts
John Wertz has spent his career studying “good” bacteria and was recently awarded $479,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue his research.
August 26, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin celebrates Black History Month
In February, the Calvin community will learn about the freed slave who founded the Baptist Church in Liberia, the Tuskegee Airmen and soul food.
February 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin classes to present Sonnet Walk
English and CAS classes join forces to perform sonnets in honor of Shakespeare's birthday, Monday, April 23.
April 19, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin clinic helps children with Apraxia
Three west Michigan women organized the first-annual Apraxia Awareness Walk/Bike and are giving the proceeds to Calvin College who is providing these children with the affordable care they need.
May 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College announces next provost
The provost search committee has recommended Cheryl Brandsen, Calvin’s dean of social sciences and contextual disciplines, as the college’s next provost.
February 25, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College now an option for Kalamazoo Promise students
Calvin is one of 14 private colleges and universities in Michigan to be accepted into the Promise family.
June 12, 2014 | Phil de Haan
Calvin College participates in congressional hearing on religious liberty
The CCCU approached Calvin College about participating in a congressional hearing in Washington D.C. on Thursday, February 16, 2012. Calvin College medical director Laura Champion provided testimony in the hearing "Lines Crossed: Separation of Church and State. Has the Obama Administration Trampled on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Conscience?"
February 17, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin community meets Michael Le Roy
Presidential appointee Michael Le Roy spent a Saturday meeting the Calvin community.
January 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin community remembers Margaret Edgell
Business professor Margaret Edgell died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at her home in Seattle, Wash., after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. The Calvin community shares their fond memories of their former colleague and friend.
October 19, 2012 | Matt Kucinski