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Arnoys, Eric - Chemistry & Biochemistry  (2 Items) 
  Development & Service. I participated in a book discussion group of Patty Lane's "A Beginner's Guide to Crossing Cultures: Making Friends in a Multicultural World" with other members of my department over the course of the fall semester.
  Development & Service. I attended a cultural intelligence workshop led by Marla Ehlers over the course of two days. A little over a year ago our church started a second, bilingual service, and we're aiming to do an even better job of making everyone welcome in our congregation.
Ayoola, Adejoke - Nursing  (1 Item)  
  Award/honor. Faculty Lectureship Award, NSM
Baez, Richard - Broene Counseling Center  (4 Items) 
  Development & Service. Attended Students with Non-Apparent Disabilities: Using a Multicultural-Social Justice framework - NASPA Webinar
  Development & Service. Attended Bias, Assumptions, and Stereotypes by Eric Foster
  Development & Service. Attended Latino/a student recruitment, retention, and learning by Dr. Rebecca Hernandez
  Development & Service. Completed on-line ReNew training through MAC
Bailey, Patrick - Computer Science  (2 Items) 
  Public Service. Attended Bostwick Lake UCC service on Sunday, September 22, to meet Dennis Ghost who talked about his Lakota Heritage. This was related to volunteer trips I and others from that church made to Pine Ridge Reservation, S.D.
  Public Service. Participated in a reception and talk on the Lakota Culture. Main speaker was Dennis Ghost. Activity was at Bostwick Lake UCC Church on September 22, 2013.
Bebej, Ryan - Biology  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Participated in OneCampus: A Facilitated Discussion workshop (December 5, 2013)
Bierling, Marilyn - Spanish  (1 Item)  
  Talk contributed at a conference. "People Crossing Borders: Where We Stand on Undocumented Immigration," North American Christian Foreign Language Association. Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. 03/21/2014
Bloem, Russell - Administration  (2 Items) 
  Student Learning. Attended "Incognito" during UnLearn Week, Calvin College, 10/8/13
  Public Service. Attended Cultural Intelligence: Beyond Competence, a PRFC luncheon and seminar with a talk by Dr. Regina McClinton from the Institute for Intercultural Teaching and Learning at GVSU
Brink, John - Psychology  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Attended seminar on October 30,2013 led by Jo Cooper, Leanne Doornbos and Linda Bosch. Topic of seminar was INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AT CALVIN COLLEGE
Byma, Elizabeth - Nursing  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Attended Bias, Assumptions, & Stereotypes Workshop
Bytwerk, Randall - Communication Arts & Sciences  (1 Item)  
  Synagogue Presentation. "Kristallnacht and Its Aftermath," invited lecture. Temple Emmanuel, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 11/10/2013
Carlson, Neil - Centers & Institutes  (2 Items) 
  Talk contributed at a conference. "Congregations, Networks, and Collaboration: The Family Leadership Initiative," Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) annual meeting. Westin Waterfront hotel, Boston, Massachusetts. 11/09/2013
  Public Service. Member of Heart of West Michigan United Way Basic Needs Evaluation and Accountability Team for Education and Child Care, January-February 2014. Review of funding proposals to United Way from ten community organizations over five meetings.
Carpenter, Joel - Administration  (21 Items) 
  Book chapter. "Foreword," in Communities of Faith in Africa and the African Diaspora: In Honor of Dr. Tite Tienou with Additional Essays on World Christianity, Edited by Casely B. Essamuah and David K. Ngaruiya. Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2013. Pp ix-xi.
  Book chapter. "What's New about the New Evangelical Social Engagement?" pp. 265-279 in The New Evangelical Social Engagement, ed. Brian Steensland and Philip Goff (Oxford University Press, 2014). Peer reviewed., Philip&tab=description
  Book chapter. "Introduction: Christian Universities and the Global Expansion of Higher Education," in Christian Higher Education: A Global Reconnaissance, ed. J. Carpenter, P. Glanzer and N. Lantinga (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014), pp. 1-23.
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  Book edited or translated. Christianity and Public Life in China: Religion, Society and the Rule of Law. Edited by Joel Carpenter and Kevin den Dulk. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Peer reviewed.
  Book edited or translated. Christian Higher Education: A Global Reconnaissnce. Edited by Joel Carpenter, Perry Glanzer and Nick Lantinga.  Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2014.
Peer reviewed.
  Book chapter. co-authored, with Kevin den Dulk: "introduction," in Christianity and Public Life in China: Religion, Society and the Rule of Law, ed. Joel Carpenter and Kevin den Dulk (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), pp. 1-10. Peer reviewed.
  Book chapter. "Series Editor's Foreword," in Susan VanZanten, Reading A Different Story: A Christian Scholar's Journey from America to Africa (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013), pp. ix-x.
  Book chapter. "Series Foreword," and "Foreword," in Nicholas Wolterstorff, Journey toward Justice: Personal Encounters in the Global South (Baker Academic, 2013).
  Book chapter. Joel Carpenter, "Series Foreword," in The Making of Korean Christianity Protestant Encounters with Korean Religions, 1876-1915 (Baylor University Press, 2013). Peer reviewed.
  Session panelist. "Between the Shadow and the Light: A Model for Art Engaging History, Public Life and Faith out of South Africa," Kuyper Cener Annual Conference: 'Philosophy, Worship and Art'. Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey. 04/12/2014
  Church group presentation. "The Changing Face of Christianity Around the World and Here Too," Church Adult Education Class. North Hills Christian Reformed Church, Troy, Michigan. 01/12/2014
  Invited lecture. "Christian Thinking in an Age of World Christianity: Fresh Opportunities for Theology in the West," Hope College Religion Department Lecture Series on World Religions. Hope College, Holland, Michigan. 03/11/2014
  Session chair. "Caritas and Colonialism: The Search for Sanctification in a Global Context," American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting. Baltimore Hilton Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland. 11/23/2013
  Invited lecture. "Christian Thinking in an Age of World Christianity," Langham Scholars gatthering. St. Mary's Seminary, Mundelein, Illinois. 11/15/2013
  Church group presentation. "Introducing the Nagel Institute" South African Reformed Pastors' Tour. Christ Community Church, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 11/17/2013
  Talk contributed at a conference. "The Nagel Institute: A Seven-Year Summary," World Christianity Forum. Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts. 10/18/2013
  Interviewed. interviewed by Indian film maker T.N. Mohan on aspects of mission history and world Christianity, for a documentary film on Christian history. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 1029/2013
  Session chair. "Billy Graham on evangelical humanitarian efforts and manhood," The Worlds of Billy Graham. ISAE, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. 09/28/2013
  Interviewed. "Impact of Billy Graham Crusades," documentary film on Billy Graham. Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. 09/27/2013
  Professional Svcs. reviewed a grant proposal to the John Templeton Foundation
  Professional Svcs. doctoral dissertation committee and defense, department of theology, St. Louis University.
Cawley, Brian - Business  (2 Items) 
  Professional Svcs. Talent Asset Advisors (Grand Rapids, MI); serving small and large organizations in West Michigan by helping organizations best invest in their people and helping their business to flourish.
  Student Learning. Participated in the Dec 11 NACADA Webinar "Developing Intercultural Communication Skills for Academic Advising". Hosted by Calvin Academic Advising. December 11, 2013.
Crow, Robert - Student Development  (3 Items) 
  Talk contributed at a conference. "Dream or Nightmare?: A Story of What College is Really Like," 15th Annuall Latino Youth Conference. Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 03/04/2014
  Development & Service. I attended the Partners for a Racism-Free Community (PRFC) conference on Friday, February 21. It featured Maggie Anderson and her book, "Our Black Year."
  Development & Service. I completed the ReNew on-line training
Crump, David - Religion  (1 Item)  
  Talk contributed at a conference. "Loving Your Muslim Neighbor," Salaam Conference. Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 02/15/2014
de Vries, Bert - History  (3 Items) 
  Book chapter. “Archaeology and Community at Umm el-Jimal.” Chapter in Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan XI: Changes and Challenges (Amman: Department of Antiquities of Jordan, 2013): 81-91  Peer reviewed.
  Journal article. “Archaeology and Community in Jordan and Greater Syria: Traditional Patterns and New Directions,” Near Eastern Archaeology 76.3 (2013): 132-140. Peer reviewed.
  Session chair. "Archaeology of Islamic Society," Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research. Sheraton Baltimore City Center, Baltimore, Maryland. 11/22/2013
DeJong, Richard - Engineering  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Watched the video "Them and Us" and discussed it with department members.
den Dulk, Kevin - Political Science  (5 Items) 
  Book edited or translated. Joel A. Carpenter and Kevin R. den Dulk. 2014. Christianity in Chinese Public Life: Religion, Society, and the Rule of Law. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Peer reviewed.
  Session panelist. "Ukraine: The Last Frontier of the Cold War?" Panel Discussion Sponsored by POLS Dept. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 03/04/2014
  Student Learning. Working with two student research assistants on an inquiry into religious persecution and freedom worldwide. This is part of the work of CRC Synodical Study Committee on Religious Persecution and Religious Liberty, which I chair.
  Development & Service. Attended a Cultural Intelligence Workshop at Eastern Avenue CRC
  Development & Service. Department Meeting with ISDO Staff on teaching international students. Nov. 14, 2013.
Dhuga, Umit - Classical Languages  (5 Items) 
  Book authored. A Handful of Dust: Sophocles' Antigone. Boston: Pen & Anvil Press. Forthcoming winter 2013/2014. Peer reviewed.
  Invited lecture. Nachkriegszeit am Schafott: Poulenc's "Dialogues des Carmélites" vis-ŕ-vis Aeschylus' "Supplices" and Euripides' "Supplices," . Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany. 10/08/2013
  Invited lecture. Pythagorean Cosmologies: Mozart's "Sogno di Scipione" vis-ŕ-vis Plato's "Myth of Er" and Cicero's "Somnium Scipionis," . Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany. 10/07/2013
  Award/honor. Associate Research Fellowship, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)
  Professional Svcs. Refereed article for Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik (ZPE).
Dykstra-Pruim, Pennylyn - Germanic & Asian Languages & Literatures  (2 Items) 
  Award/honor. The ACTFL Nelson Brooks Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Culutre, ACTFL (American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages)
  Public Service. Serving as a host family for Calvin College's International Student Host Family Program, having an international student live with our family for the year.
Eames, Robert - Business  (1 Item)  
  Work was the focus of a workshop or conference. "Leadership and Values," International Trainee Workshop . YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park & Fraser, Colorado. 10/29/2013
Ermer, Gayle - Engineering  (2 Items) 
  Development & Service. Attended "Developing Intercultural Communication Skills for Academic Advising" AdvisorConnect Webinar, on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 2:00-3:00 pm.
  Development & Service. Watched the video "Them and Us" followed by discussion at Engineering Department meeting on 3/10/2014.
Freeberg, Debra - Communication Arts & Sciences  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Incognito Book discussion group member. Attended the production of Incognito on October 8,2013
Fuller, Brian - Communication Arts & Sciences  (1 Item)  
  Award/honor. Official Selection, Mosaic Film Experience, --select one--
Gunnoe, Marjorie - Psychology  (2 Items) 
  Professional Svcs. Parenting: Science and Practice. Article Referee.
  Development & Service. International students at Calvin (presentation by Cooper, Nagel & Bosch)
Haarsma, Loren - Physics & Astronomy  (2 Items) 
  Development & Service. Faculty/staff discussion of the "Race Card Project" at Calvin College, lead by Multicultural Affairs Office
  Development & Service. Workshop: "Mirrors of Privilege"
Halteman, Matt - Philosophy  (3 Items) 
  Journal article. Matthew C. Halteman, "Knowing the Standard American Diet by its Fruits: Is Unrestrained Omnivorism Spiritually Beneficial?" Interpretation: A Journal of Bible and Theology, 67 (4), 383-395. Peer reviewed.
  Invited lecture. "Animal Ethics: Three Strategies for Keeping the Focus Where It Belongs," Creation Care. Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Indiana. 11/01/2013
  Keynote or plenary address. "Compassionate Eating as Care of Creation," McElmurry Ethics and Society Lectureship. Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan. 10/04/2013
Helder, Emily - Psychology  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Attended departmental seminar on “International Students at Calvin College” (led by Jo Cooper, Leanne Doornbos Nagel, Linda Bosch)
Herzberg, Larry - Germanic & Asian Languages & Literatures  (1 Item)  
  Public Service. Arranged and acted as moderator for three presentations on topic related to East Asia in September and October, 2013, including lectures related to the education system in China, the Mongolian minority and other minority groups in China, and the problems inherent in translating between Japanese and English.
Hoekema, David - Philosophy  (6 Items) 
  Talk contributed at a conference. "The churches and post-conflict reconciliation in Uganda," Calvin Philosophy Department colloquium. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 04/08/2014
  Invited lecture. "The Church in Africa Today: The Missionaries Are Headed in Our Direction Now," Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lectures (2). Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 09/30/2013
  Curriculum. Created a new course as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Aquinas College on "The Church in Africa: Why the Missionaries Are Headed Our Way Now." Offered for the first time in September and October 2013.
  Student Learning. Led a discussion (with Linda Bosch and Larry Louters) for international students of how cultural differences affect expectations of faculty and students in the classroom and how conflicting norms can be recognized and mediated
  Student Learning. Organized a discussion session over dinner during Festival of Faith and Writing for students who recently studied in Africa to meet two Nigerian authors featured at the festival, Uwem Akpan and Okey Ndibe
  Development & Service. Participant in Multicultural Affairs reading group on Michael Fosberg, "Incognito"
Hoogewerf, Arlene - Biology  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Attended FEN Workshop on Bias, Assumptions, and Stereotypes.
Hoogstra, Shirley - Administration  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. One on One Diversity Training: W/Michelle Loyd-Paige January Series Lecture: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, Isabel Wilkerson January Series Lecture: John Perkins: Love is the Final Flight Diversity/Social-Equality: Theory and Practice Workshop by Michael Fosberg Renew OneCampus e-learning Chapel with Rev. Emmett Harrison FEN Lectures: March, 2014 "Bias, Assumptions and Stereotypes" workshop facilitated by Eric K. Foster, Principal for Progress Strategies+ "American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs" video screening
Ingraffia, Brian - English  (1 Item)  
  Journal article. "'Deadly Conversions': Louise Erdrich’s Indictment of Catholicism in Tracks, Love Medicine, and The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse." Christianity and Literature. 2013. (29 pages). Peer reviewed.
Katerberg, Will - History  (1 Item)  
  Public Service. One week course in the OLLI Program at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Nov. 14, 2013, entitled: "A View of American Exceptionalism."
Klatt, Lewis - English  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. I attended the One Campus workshop conducted by Michelle Loyd-Paige and viewed (and engaged) the online materials.
Kok, Cynthia - Broene Counseling Center  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. ReNew Partnerships OneCampus: online diversity training
Kolk, Sarah - Library  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Viewed and participated in the OneCampus e-learning workshop (and attended in-person campus discussion on 12/5).
Konyndyk DeYoung, Rebecca - Philosophy  (1 Item)  
  External grant (not govt). Fundamental Practices for the Formation of Intellectual Humility, Templeton Foundation
Lee, Won - Religion  (1 Item)  
  Invited lecture. "Contextual Hermeneutics: When Korean Christians Read the Bible ..." Nagel Fellowship Lecture. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 02/18/2014
Loyd-Paige, Michelle - Administration  (19 Items) 
  Talk contributed at a conference. "Mentoring Experiences of Leaders of Color in Faith-Based Higher Education," International Leadership Association Global conference. Fairmont - The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal, Quebec. 10/29/2013
  Curriculum. Created 2-year course cycle for Grassroots floor. Two semester of topics and assignments for each of two years. Facilititated and taught first year, 2013-2014,of courses.
  Development & Service. Attended two-day West Michigan President's Compact conference on Diversity held at Ferris State University. Dr. Damon Williams wa sthe keynote speaker.
  Development & Service. Attended 2013 "Mi Response To Hate" Conference. Day-long event held at Michigan State University.
  Development & Service. Attended Black History event hosted by MSDO. Film view and discussion of Many Rivers to Cross.
  Development & Service. Attended "MI-ACE Women of Color Collaborative Luncheon." Half-day event held at Oakland University.
  Development & Service. Facilitated "OneCampus" discussion for faculty and staff.
  Development & Service. Led "Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts" workshop for Calvin faculty and staff
  Development & Service. Led book group. Coming Together in the 21st Century: The Bible's Message in an Age of Diversity by Curtiss Paul DeYoung
  Development & Service. Led book group. Incognito by Michael Fosberg
  Development & Service. Attended a one-day Eracism workshop hosted by GRCHS. The workshop explored defining, identifying and responding to racism, particularly within the classroom.
  Development & Service. Organized and attended the two sessions of the Calvin College From Every Nation Symposium on Race. Session one - a workshop "Bias, Assumptions, and Stereotypes". Session two - a screening of the documentary "American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs".
  Public Service. Cornerstone University chapel speaker Feb 24, 2014. Topic - "Shalom and Racial Reconciliation."
  Public Service. Led morning Saturday morning devotions at the Faith and International Development Conference
  Public Service. Member of the CCCU Core Formation Committee for Advancing Intercultural Competencies.
  Public Service. Introduced January Speaker Isabel Wilkerson on Janury 8th
  Public Service. Calvin representative to the CRCNA Diversity and Inclusion Working Group.
  Public Service. Member of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council IDEAL Advisory council for 2013-2014
  Public Service. 2013-2014 member of the West Michigan President's Compact advisory committee
Luttikhuizen, Henry - Art & Art History  (1 Item)  
  Book chapter. "Facing Love," Tim Lowly: Trying to Get a Sense of Scale, exhibition catalogue, 6 September 2013 -- 26 January 2014 (Sioux Falls, SD: Washington Pavilion VIsual Arts Center): 80-91.
Maag, Karin - History  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Attended OneCampus activity/discussion/training led by Michelle Loyd-Paige on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
Marr, Elisha - Sociology  (2 Items) 
  Conference Chair/Organizer. "Social Realities and Possibilities," Michigan Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Calvin College Covenant Fine Arts Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 10/26/2013
  Development & Service. The Race Card Project
McBride, Rebecca - Political Science  (8 Items) 
  Other online document. McBride, Becca. 2013. "International Efforts to Monitor Adoption." Capital Commentary. Center for Public Justice, Web. 08 Nov. 2013.
  Other online document. McBride, Becca A. "September's High-Power Op-Eds: Truth or Hypocrisy? - Shared Justice." Shared Justice. Center for Public Justice, Oct. 2013. Web. 04 Oct. 2013. <>
  Other online document. McBride, Becca. "When Birth Mothers Choose Foreign Parents - Shared Justice." Shared Justice. Center for Public Justice, n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2013. <>
  Session panelist. "Manipulating Religion: Chechnya, the Russian State, and the Global War on Terror," International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Meeting. Hilton Hotel, Toronto, Ontario. 03/25/2014
  Session panelist. "Presidential Panel: International Networks: Emergent Structures of Conflict and Cooperation in World Politics," International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Meeting. Sheraton Centre Toronto, Toronto, Ontario. 03/27/2014
  Interviewed. "Ukraine Crisis," WGVU Newsmakers. WGVU Studio, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 03/25/2014
  Session panelist. "Ukraine: The Last Frontier of the Cold War?" Calvin College Political Science Roundtable Discussion. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 03/04/2014
  Student Learning. Led student group at Model UN conference in Chicago, IL. Calvin's students represented Jordan at the conference. Not only did they learn about international institutions, but they had to achieve a deep understanding of the interests of Jordan from a political, economic, social, and cultural perspective so they could roleplay as Jordan at the conference.
Miller, Daniel - History  (1 Item)  
  Book edited or translated. Translator, New People: Methodism and Modernization in Mexico (1870-1930), by Rubén Ruiz Guerra (Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship, 2013).
Moes, Jesse - Nursing  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Participated in Reconciliation and Restoration Reading Group.
Moes, Paul - Psychology  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Psychology department seminar led by Leanne Doornbos Nagel, Linda Bosch and Jo Cooper. The seminar described characteristics and experiences of international students.
Moseley, Christopher - Mathematics & Statistics  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Assigned my DCM students to watch "Pray the Devil Back to Hell", a documentary about the role that Liberian women played in toppling Charles Taylor's regime and helping bring peace to their country in 2003. (This film was one of the options that the DCM coordinator, Jim Bratt, encouraged us to use.) I watched it with my students -- quite a good documentary, and I think it was an enlightening experience for the American students and also the students in my class from Africa.
Naranjo-Huebl, Linda - English  (2 Items) 
  Invited lecture. "Dia de Los Muertos and Chicano culture and art," A Spanish Dept. presentation and activity on Dia de Los Muertos. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 11/05/2013
  Session panelist. "Enough Already: Why We Need to Unlearn," Unlearn week panel discussion. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 10/07/2013
Nielsen, Ned - Engineering  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. I viewed the FEN video "Them and Us" and participated in the followup departmental discussion.
Pelz, Mikael - Political Science  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Department Meeting with ISDO Staff on teaching international students. Nov. 14, 2013.
Plantinga, Carl - Communication Arts & Sciences  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Attended Anti-Racism Workshop, Church of the Servant, February 13, 2014
Plantinga, Richard - Religion  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. From a Christian and rational viewpoint, I would report that I attended an unhelpful lecture by Lily Mendoza entitled "Back from the Crocodile's Belly: Christian Formation Meets Indigenous Resurrection."
Pyle, Kurt - Political Science  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Department Meeting with ISDO Staff on teaching international students. Nov. 14, 2013.
Pyper, Marcie - Spanish  (2 Items) 
  Development & Service. Participated in the César E. Chávez Social Justice March, 20 March 2014, corner of Grandville Ave. and Hall to Roosevelt Park CRC.
  Development & Service. Attended the lecture by Timothy Steigenga on his book "Against the Tide: Immigrants, Day Laborers, and Community in Jupiter, Florida" on Friday, 18 October 2013.
Roels, Shirley - Administration  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. With Susan Felch, Mwenda Ntarangwi, and Diane Obenchain, we organized and funded a NetVUE regional gathering on "Vocational Exploration in a Multi-Faith World" on September 20-21. At part of that event we encouraged consideration of how we understand other world religious traditions in light of Reformed Christian beliefs. By itself that focus would not necessarily meet FEN criteria. However, part of the discussion and learning wss about how varied faith traditions intersect with diverse ethnic and cultural groups globally. In preparation we read "God's Other Children: Personal Encounters with Faith, Love and Holiness in Sacred India" by Bradley Malkovsky, University of Notre Dame professor of comparative religions. That book was also provided to all conference participants. Of those who registered, in addition to the four Calvin organizers, seven Calvin faculty and staff members participated.
Rossman, Carol - Nursing  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Diversity: Embracing Diversity in the Workplace v. 2, by Netsmart Technologies, Overland Park, KS. Earned 1.o credits and certificate of completion.
Ryan, Paul - Campus Ministries  (3 Items) 
  Development & Service. I completed the OneCampus online training module where I learned about the Biblical foundations of engaging cross-culturally and learned skills on how to facilitate conversations about ethnicity and manage conflict that arises on campus over differences in culture.
  Development & Service. I completed the Renew Partnerships diversity training.
  Development & Service. The staff of the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship had a discussion with Prof. Won Lee about the history and context of worship in Korean and Korean-American communities.
Sawyer, Charsie - Music  (1 Item)  
  Student Learning. Riga Gospel Choir, Latvia and the Calvin Gospel Choir, Concert and Chapel Collaboration at Grace for the Nations Church and Friday Chapel at Calvin.
Schaefer, Kurt - Economics  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Completed the online training suggested by the College
Schmidt, Gary - English  (1 Item)  
  Book authored. Making Americans: Children's Literature from 1930 to 1960. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2013. Peer reviewed.
Schwander, Lissa - Social Work  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Enough Already: Why do we need to UNLEARN - Panel Discussion I'd Like to Buy an Enemy - Play by Ted & Co. in connection with UNLEARN week Diversity/Social Equality: Theory & Practice Workshop with Michael Fosberg Tensions: International, American Minority and American Majority Students - Panel Discussion Address by President Michael LeRoy Not a Costume: An Education on Native Dress by Steven Naganashe Perry
Shoemaker, Allen - Psychology  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Attended a faculty development seminar entitled "International Students at Calvin College" led by Jo Cooper, Leanne Doornbos Nagel, & Linda Bosch. Oct. 30, 2013.
Si, Xiuhua - Engineering  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. 1. Watched FEN video "Them and US" and discussed with other engineering faculty members. 2. Mentoring international students. 3. Served on the panel for women in male dominated professions hosted by Intercultural Student Development of Calvin College.
Slagter, Cynthia - Spanish  (4 Items) 
  Journal article. Larson, K.: DeGraaf, D.; Ditta, E.; and Slagter, C. (2013, Fall/Winter). The Long-tem Personal and Professional Benefits of Participating in Off-Campus Programs. Frontiers Journal. Peer reviewed.
  Development & Service. RENEW training: Biblical Principles fro Healthy Ethnic Relations on Christian Campuses
  Development & Service. "Biases and Stereotypes" lecture
  Public Service. Served on city-wide committee to organize the Ninth Annual César E. Chávez Hispanic Excellence Awards Gala.
Smith, David - Education  (1 Item)  
  Book chapter. Smith, D. I. (2014) "Foreign Languages." In K. Goodlet and J. Collier, eds., Teaching Well: Insights for Educators in Christian Schools. Canberra, Australia: Barton Books, p. 383 – 394.
Stehouwer, Scott - Psychology  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Attended seminar on October 30, 2013 led by Jo Cooper, Leanne Doornbos and Linda Bosch. Topic of seminar was International Students at Calvin College
Van Kooten, Gerry - Geology, Geography, & Environmental Studies  (2 Items) 
  Talk contributed at a conference. "Rift Basins of Central Alaska," AAPEX Industry Conference on International Oil and Gas. Conference Hall, London, England. 03/12/2014
  Talk contributed at a conference. "Petroleum Geology of Alaska's Interior Rift Basins," Alaska Geological Society Conference. Hotel conference rooms, Anchorage, Alaska. 05/22/2014
van Liere, Frans - History  (1 Item)  
  Professional Svcs. Member of the advisory board for the Dick and Sylvia Kaufman Institute at GVSU.
VanAntwerp, Jennifer - Engineering  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Webinar participant: "Culturally Relevant Pedagogy for STEM Education" presented by WEPAN.
Vande Streek, Kevin - Kinesiology  (1 Item)  
  Home Visit. Week end stay at the home of Dan and Susan Ninham,. Home, Bemidji, Minnesota. 09/27/2013
Vander Linden, Keith - Computer Science  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. ReNew Partnership online training
Vander Ploeg, Sally - Administration  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible Film (FEN) SC312
VanderLeest, Steve - Engineering  (2 Items) 
  Development & Service. Viewed and discussed the video "Them and Us" with department.
  Development & Service. Completed the Renew Partnerships online diversity training course.
VanHorn, Jason - Geology, Geography, & Environmental Studies  (2 Items) 
  Dataset Published. VanHorn, J.E. (2014). Kurdish Conflict Database (Version 1.0). Accessed at Retrieved January 23, 2014. Peer reviewed.
  Lead Conference Lecturer. 8 different lectures on "Towards Establishing a national spatial data infrastructure in Ethiopia," Ethiopia National GIS Summit - Reliable Geospatial Information for Sustainable Development. Ghion Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 12/09/2013
Verwys, Susan - Education  (3 Items) 
  Professional Development for a School. "Culturally Relevant Literacy Practices With African American Adolescent Males," PD day at Southeast Career Pathways - alternative high school. School, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 03/21/2014
  Talk contributed at a conference. "Guiding Classroom Behavior through PBIS and Problem-solving." In-service training for Head Start for Kent County, In-service training for Head Start Teachers. Dominican Center at Marywood, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 09/03/2013
  Professional Svcs. I consulted with local preschools and kindergartens on developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant currciulum and pedagogy (informal consultations on an ongoing basis)
Vos-Camy, Jolene - French  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Read and discussed in a book club A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki.
Walcott, John - Education  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Diversity/Social-Equality: Theories and Practice Workshop, with Michael Fosberg
Walton, Julie - Kinesiology  (2 Items) 
  Development & Service. Attended Lilly Conference Traverse City session on Intercultural Sensitivity led by Sergio daSilva of Cornerstone University. Covered theories of cultural diversity, depth of cultural diversity, acculturation, and language differences as they are experienced by non-North American faculty and as they are perceived by the institutional norms (in N America) and North American faculty.
  Development & Service. Completed the ReNew Partnerships OneCampus e-learning sessions 2-23-14
Ward, Dean - English  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. At the Lilly Teaching Conference (Traverse City, October 17-20, 2013), I attended a session on diversity, "The Aliens Are Here: How Research Can Help Improve the Retention of Minority Faculty," by Sergio da Silva.
Washington, Eric - History  (1 Item)  
  Talk contributed at a conference. "Teaching Africa at a Reformed Christian Liberal Arts College," Annual Conference, African Network. Denison University, Granville, Ohio. 10/26/2013
Wentzheimer, Wayne - Engineering  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. Review DVD "Them and Us" and then discussed as a department.
Westra, Joel - Political Science  (5 Items) 
  Conference abstract. Summary on Syrian Panel. Dialogue "Middle East Culture Series" (Fall 2013)
  Session panelist. "Inclusion & Diversity in Legal Services," In-House Legal Department Summit. Steelcase University, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 02/13/2014
  Invited lecture. "Envisioning Peace in the Middle East: Irreconcilable Interests?" Middle East Culture Series. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 10/31/2013
  Session panelist. "United Nations: Retrospect and Prospect," UN-2013: Symposium. Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 10/21/2013
  Development & Service. Department Meeting with ISDO Staff on teaching international students.
Whitekettle, Richard - Religion  (2 Items) 
  Development & Service. Attended lecture sponsored by the Nagel Institute entitled "The Emerging Urban Church in China," by Ezra Jin
  Development & Service. Attended lecture sponsored by the Nagel Institute entitled "Back from the Crocodile's Belly: Christian Formation Meets Indigenous Resurrection," by S. Lily Mendoza
Witvliet, John - Congregational & Ministry Studies  (2 Items) 
  Host, Facilitator. "Institutional Fruitfulness and Prayerful Strategic Planning," Consultation on Spiritual Formation in Higher Education Settings--Millennials, Multi-Culturalism, and Spiritual Disciplines. Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 09/09/2013
  Development & Service. CICW staff discussion re Korean culture and congregational practices/FEN approved staff development activity
Wolters-Fredlund, Benita - Music  (1 Item)  
  Development & Service. OneCampus Workshop
Zandstra, Dianne - Spanish  (1 Item)  
  Talk contributed at a conference. "Self and Other in Vargas Llosa's The Storyteller," North American Christian Foreign Language Association. Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois. 03/21/2014

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