Showing 1 - 18 of 18 for "social sciences"
An expert's take on the Syrian refugee crisis
Social work professor Joe Kuilema answers a trio of questions about the impact the Syrian refugee crisis has on the refugees and the countries which host them.
October 08, 2015 | News & Stories staff
Calvin partners with school in Liberia to fight Ebola
The Calvin community is raising money to fund programming designed to educate, reduce stigma, and respond to the trauma Ebola has caused to families and communities in Liberia.
December 01, 2014 | Katie Salyer
We Are Calvin: Linnea Venhousen
Linnea Venhousen is spending this summer in Thailand with "Adventures in Missions" helping prostitutes to see the freedom that Christ offers.
July 16, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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
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
2012 Commencement Week video
Art shows, engineering projects, senior breakfast, nurse pinning, teacher commissioning, the last handshake.
June 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Pioneering social work in Liberia
For five years Calvin faculty have been pioneering the first bachelor of social work program in Liberia.
September 26, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The Center for Social Research at Calvin College recently published a full report resulting from the Christian Reformed Church of North America's Sustaining Pastoral Excellence project. The 78-page report breaks down the findings from three waves of surveys, which were given to pastors in 2005, 2007 and 2009.
December 23, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
A trio of new directors
Cindy Kok is the new director of the Broene Counseling Center at Calvin College. Kok ’92, a certified social worker and clinical psychologist, replaces outgoing director Randy Wolthuis.
August 11, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Calvin senior Ashley Luse spent February in Uganda, trying to create a market for amaranth.
May 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Hitting the streets
When six students from Calvin’s Center for Social Research (CSR) hit the streets of Kent County, they’re mistaken for everything from tax collectors to door-to-door salespeople.
July 17, 2009 | Allison Graff
Calvin uses Facebook and other marketing tools as a way for alumni to reconnect to the college and old friends and classmates.
June 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Human trafficking awareness week
The Social Justice Coalition is urging the Calvin community to become aware of and act on the unjust practice of human slavery through the first annual Human Trafficking Awareness Week.
December 02, 2008 | Katie Landan
Peter Fish swims again
At LOFT, Peter Fish were distributed as a campus-wide effort to raise money to combat world hunger.
November 14, 2008 | Katie Landan
Halloween events bring campus to life
Hundreds of costumed children from the community meandered through the apartment buildings in Knollcrest East on Halloween for the annual Light in the Night celebration. Meanwhile, students gathered at dusk on Friday, October 31 for a candlelit vigil to raise awareness about domestic violence.
November 03, 2008 | Allison Graff
Calvin students throw down—and fiber
Calvin students, among 2,000 other people, gathered in Rosa Parks Circle for a massive pillow fight. The event was coordinated by Rob Bliss.
September 30, 2008 | Katie Landan
Peter Fish Brings in $3,500
This year's Peter Fish collection at Calvin College has netted almost $3,500 for world hunger relief.
November 21, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
Making A Difference (With Coffee)
The seminar, the first event of the year for Calvin's Social Justice Committee (SJC), was a tutorial on fair trade practices in the global coffee market.
October 10, 2005 | Myrna Anderson