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First female faculty member: Johanna Timmer
Johanna Timmer taught English and German and served as Calvin's first dean of women.
March 09, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
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
English students at home in their department
The English department uses soup suppers, retreats, snowball fights and one book to build community.
November 08, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
SWF Seeking King
I have decided that asking God for a husband is like the Israelites asking for a king: they only wanted one because everyone else had one and once they got one, it was all downhill from there.
December 16, 2002 | Jennifer Holberg
Calvin remembers Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, longtime English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. He's remembered as a great teacher and an encouraging mentor who cared deeply about students.
July 10, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Festival begins conversations about faith and writing
From April 10-12, Calvin College expects to welcome more than 1,800 readers, writers and literary enthusiasts to campus for the biennial Festival of Faith and Writing.
February 21, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
The Tree of Life
"He's not an observer in this film. His camera is a participant, a presence. He really wants his viewer to see through his eyes."
July 18, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Michigan Author Award
Professor of English Gary Schmidt was recently named the winner of the 2011 Michigan Author Award. The Library of Michigan and the Michigan Library Association sponsors the award, which honors Michigan writers for their contributions to literature based on an outstanding published body of work.
August 26, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Remembering Henrietta Ten Harmsel
A gifted teacher and scholar, Henrietta Ten Harmsel made room for poetry and won honors for her Dutch translations.
March 16, 2012 | Matt Kucinski and Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns the loss of Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, Calvin English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. Vande Kopple, 63, served at Calvin for more than 30 years.
July 05, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Ryan Struyk
Senior Ryan Struyk is used to writing for Calvin's student newspaper. This summer, his writing hit the airwaves.
August 13, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
History of the King James Bible
"King James was very interested in theological disputes ..." English professor Susan Felch, in an interview with WGVU radio, puts the King James Bible within the context of the events happening in the early 1600's when it was written.
March 31, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin named Tree Campus USA
Calvin College was recently named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
March 15, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Video: Covenant Fine Arts Center backstage tour
In this five-minute CFAC tour, check out some of the areas that will likely never be seen by the general public.
July 28, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
A $375,000 grant to improve Plaster Creek Watershed
Calvin College has received a $375,000 state grant to further research, education and restoration efforts in the Plaster Creek watershed.
July 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Middle schoolers hone writing skills
More than 800 middle school students flocked to Calvin's campus on Thursday, Nov. 13, to attend the sixth-annual Middle School Writer's Workshop.
November 19, 2008 | Katie Landan
Festival of Faith and Writing 2012
Calvin's biennial Festival of Faith and Writing encourages good writing and tough conversations about faith.
March 16, 2012 | Laurie Lemmen
Veteran's Day is November 11, marking a day to thank and remember both those who died in service of their country and those who fought in war and returned.
November 11, 2002 | na
Cool enough for the New York Times bestseller list
Lisa Gort McMann is a 1990 graduate of Calvin College and author of WAKE, which made The New York Times Bestseller list for young adult literature this spring.
September 05, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale