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Wearing a legacy
Like his 319 colleagues on the Calvin faculty, chemistry professor Larry Louters will be dressing up in an academic gown and hood to attend this year’s Commencement. The gown and hood he will be wearing, however, are heirlooms that once belonged to Calvin’s former president Dr. William Spoelhof, Louters’ longtime friend.
May 22, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Professor of the Year: Cal Jen
The Professor of the Year is selected through a vote of the Calvin graduating class. Jen, a business professor, is the 12th winner of the award.
May 22, 2009 | Matt Decker
Pinning and commissioning
Calvin nurses and teachers get a final send-off in two end-of-year ceremonies.
May 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Quadruple champ in triple jump has single goal for nationals
Calvin's best-ever triple jumper talks about her goals.
May 15, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Fulbright times four for Calvin
Professors Janel Curry and David Hoekema, and a Calvin senior Eric Bratt all have been named 2009-2010 Fulbright Scholar selectees.
May 14, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Korean added at Calvin
Calvin students will have a new option this fall when it comes to language courses: Korean.
May 13, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Elected students look ahead
With the recent elections for student senate in the books, the new leadership, according to president-elect Ben Shoemaker, has set about planning out a course of action for their term.
May 08, 2009 | Matt Decker
The Fine Arts Center
Soon, the FAC will be closing for construction. The final concert is meant to pay tribute to the site for its many concerts, plays, lectures, chapel services and other gatherings.
May 07, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Showing their stuff
In a cubicle in the Engineering Building, senior engineering student Tom Kok is holding the prototype of a little airplane that needs some work: “How is it going to fly without any wings?” asks Calvin engineering professor David Wunder.
May 06, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Student employees honored
The hard-working students of Calvin College were honored on Thursday, April 16.
May 06, 2009 | Matt Decker
Return of the native plants
Earlier this week at Calvin’s Lake Drive greenhouse, Jane Warners took a moment to talk about the plant she was re-potting: “This is bergamot. It’s part of the mint family, and it reproduces like crazy.”
May 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
On the run
Taste the energy and feel the sweat generated by the 19th-annual Calvin Spring Classic 5K Walk/Run and watch as children and their families participate in a special run to honor the late chemistry professor Karen Muyskens.
May 01, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
The Goldwater five
Each of the five students at the table—Leisman, Cok, Tasker, Ferdinands and Haegert—is a recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Together they are the largest contingent of Goldwater Scholars ever to study at Calvin.
April 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Stock market game creates online traders
The student organization Calvin Business Forum has kicked off the stock market game for spring semester. The organization hosts the game for interested students each semester.
April 25, 2009 | Matt Decker
The Syringa Tree: behind the scenes
Go behind the scenes of Calvin's production of The Syringa Tree.
April 22, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Doing the honors
Calvin’s honors program has grown since '93, when there were only two honors graduates. Since that time, Bratt and others have strengthened honors requirements in all disciplines and begun recognizing and encouraging academic talent early on.
April 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Wildflowers, mad farmers and more
In celebration of Earth Week, April 20–24, various Calvin student organizations will be hosting a discussion, a film screening, a wildflower rescue and the Mad Farmer Food Festival—an event featuring the groundbreaking of a new community garden.
April 17, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Sustainability: facts, tips, discussion
There are two new resources geared to educating and motivating the Calvin community toward greater environmental sustainability: the Campus Sustainability Guide and the Green Wiki.
April 17, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Her operatic best
Calvin senior Jennifer Jones won the Opera Grand Rapids competition, singing “Song to the Moon” from Dvorak’s Rusalka and the “Dove sono” from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro.
April 16, 2009 | Matt Decker
A thousand mile walk
Calvin alumna Loreen Niewenhuis '85 will spend the next seven months walking around Lake Michigan.
April 10, 2009 | Matt Kucinski