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Calvin recognizes quartet of staff members
In 2015, the president's cabinet handed out awards to four staff members who exemplify the qualities the college is looking for in its 450 full and part time staff members.
June 16, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Walking Boldly: Teunis Verwijs
Teunis Verwijs ’15 is currently applying to galleries and museums in Amsterdam.
June 12, 2015 | Matt Kucinski , Lynn Rosendale
Walking Boldly: Kathryn Knox
Kathryn Knox '15 is heading to Guatemala for two years to serve in the Peace Corps.
June 08, 2015 | Matt Kucinski , Lynn Rosendale
Nurturer of Sacred Space
With a devoted commitment to her classroom and her students, Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk earns Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
May 11, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Calvin remembers Hessel “Bud” Bouma
Biology professor Hessel “Bud” Bouma III is remembered for his dedication to the college, to his discipline and most importantly to his students.
May 05, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin remembers Henry Ippel
History professor emeritus Henry Ippel is remembered for his generous smile, gentle manner and sense of humor.
May 01, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
An expert's take on the state of the Republican party
Political science prof Kurt Pyle answers a trio of questions about the identity of the Republican party as they make a run at the White House in 2016.
April 22, 2015 | News & Stories staff
A gold standard for STEM research
Sam Auyeung is Calvin’s 16th Goldwater Scholar since 2008—a number unmatched by any other undergraduate institution over that span of time.
April 22, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
An expert's take on lifting sanctions on Iran
Economics prof Adel Abadeer is keeping an eye on the developments in Iran. Here, he tackles a trio of questions about what the economic implications would be if and when sanctions are lifted.
April 09, 2015 | News & Stories staff
Prof improving the quality of math teaching in GR
Since 2005, Calvin College mathematics professor Jan Koop has worked with 300 elementary school teachers in 21 schools throughout greater Grand Rapids.
April 09, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College honored for anti-racism efforts
The Partners for a Racism Free Community have designated Calvin College as a Level II Partner for proving its college-wide commitment to diversity and inclusion.
March 20, 2015 | Phil de Haan
Calvin College selects next vice president for student life
Sarah Visser ’01 returns to her alma mater with a breadth of experience in Christian higher education.
March 09, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
German prof lands Fulbright in Berlin
In spring 2016, Corey Roberts will use his Fulbright Award to study 18th and 19th century German cultural history in Berlin.
February 24, 2015 | Katie Salyer
Calvin College and Lions Club partner in shared vision
A partnership between Calvin College pre-med faculty and students and the Lions Club of Grand Rapids is helping bring fresh sight to children in Mexico.
February 19, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
Calvin profs at forefront of national conversation on defining economic success
In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.
February 13, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale , Matt Kucinski
Calvin College is a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars
Calvin College is one of just six bachelor's institutions in the nation to have at least two faculty members awarded prestigious Fulbright grants in 2014-15.
February 12, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Festival aims to change perception of disability
Calvin College professor Chris Smit is organizing the inaugural DisArt Festival, an event that showcases art created by people with disabilities.
February 11, 2015 | Lori Dykstra
NIH grant brings students to the cutting-edge of cancer research
Biochemistry prof Brendan Looyenga recently received a $295,939 grant from the National Cancer Institute to do research with students that could provide useful insights into both neurology and oncology.
February 04, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Community ‘giant’ honored with justice award
Michelle Loyd-Paige is being recognized city-wide as this year's recipient of the Floyd B. Skinner Justice Award, an annual Giants Award honoring the pursuit of fairness and equality.
February 04, 2015 | Amanda Greenhoe
Calvin students study education in Zambia
This past spring, a group of 15 Calvin students traveled to Zambia to research education and compare classroom practices elsewhere in the world. They recently shared their experiences with the Calvin community.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer