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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
Senior Wins Prestigious Writing Award
A Calvin College senior has won the first prize in the fiction division of the 2005-2006 Conference on Christianity and Literature Student Writing Contest.
May 16, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
A student's memory of Dexter, Mich.
A Calvin senior writes about his hometown, which was devastated by a tornado on March 15.
March 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Professor emeritus Edward Ericson, Jr. reflects on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In 1983, Solzhenitsyn collaborated with Ericson on an abridgment of “The Gulag Archipelago,” a partnership that allowed the Calvin professor to stay with the author at his Vermont home. Ericson is currently editing a collection of Solzhenitsyn essays, which will soon be translated into Russian.
August 05, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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
Schmidt a finalist for National Book Award
Okay for Now
, the latest young adult novel by Gary Schmidt, could win top honors from the National Book Association.
November 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
While the Calvin Fine Arts Center is encumbered by scaffolding, and crews construct its new wings, faculty members from the English and music departments have found other places on campus.
January 08, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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 senior Matthew Koh wrote a novel for his honors thesis, a retelling of the fall of man.
May 12, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Vampire catechism: heaven, hell and the undead
For English professor Jennifer Williams, vampires have a lot to say about our culture's views on religion and salvation.
September 09, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Teaching the literacies in local schools
Calvin secondary education majors are using games, music, art and other strategies to teach literacy in two local middle schools.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: The language of the African-American church
Students are learning about preaching, praising, praying and testifying within the black oral tradition.
January 18, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin named Tree Campus USA
Calvin College was recently named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
March 15, 2013 | 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
Calvin's student newspaper partners with 'The Rapidian'
Through a local partnership, Calvin's student newspaper gives its writers more experience and a bigger platform for their writing.
December 07, 2012 | David Urban
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
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
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
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