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Faculty Profile: Susan Felch
She knows what it is to have a lantern. “In Papua New Guinea,” Susan Felch said, “when the lights went out, and there were only the stars, you had a little hurricane lamp, and it only showed you the next right step.”
September 12, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Making sense of the financial crisis
Calvin business professor Leonard Van Drunen and economics professor Scott Vander Linde sat down with communication and marketing's senior writer Myrna Anderson for a conversation about the crisis.
October 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Halteman authors Humane Society booklet
Calvin professor of philosophy, Matt Halteman, has written a booklet for The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).
April 30, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Biographies from another era
Part of the homework in psychology 209 is creating the life histories of older adults.
May 09, 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
Making A Difference (With Coffee)
The seminar, the first event of the year for Calvin's Social Justice Committee (SJC), was a tutorial on fair trade practices in the global coffee market.
October 10, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
Destination: Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Grand Rapids ...
Whether they’re tutoring, painting murals or cleaning up hurricane debris, the 75 Calvin students who go on this year’s service-learning spring break trips will be sticking a little closer to home.
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Unlearn Week kicks off a yearlong conversation about anti-racism.
October 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Memorial service celebrates William Spoelhof's legacy
“It seemed that he had inverted the order of importance, and it was the undergraduates, the young, the unaccomplished who mattered most,” said Abraham Van Engen of former Calvin president William Spoelhof.
December 10, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Senior engineers get ready
It was Wednesday afternoon, May 5, and Calvin’s senior engineering majors were cleaning the two wings of the engineering building, the site of Senior Projects Night—the annual showcase of the students’ engineering ingenuity held this year on Saturday, May 8, 2010.
May 06, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
The John Calvin pumpkin
We've resurrected the John Calvin pumpkin! Download the template, and carve your own Reformer.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
David: A Play with Psalms
A play pulled straight from the Bible highlights some of the anti-heroic episodes in the life of the biblical king.
January 11, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
The April Fool's issue
Read the stories and watch the videos from the annual News & Stories April Fool's issue.
April 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
An NSF grant for better biology teaching
A $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow faculty to build more research into the biology classroom.
March 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Van Liere lands prestigious fellowship
To understand the medieval Christian fascination with the Hebrew Bible, Frans van Liere will study where Einstein studied.
February 24, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Senior nurses highlight healthcare
Calvin College nursing students hold session on improving healthcare access in local neighborhoods.
March 12, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
A silent retreat
On Friday evening, October 2, a contingent of Calvin students, faculty, staff, spouses and friends will drive down to Camp Geneva in Holland, Mich. For the 24 hours that follow, they’re going to practice being very, very quiet.
October 02, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
English grad wins on Jeopardy
Cathy Guiles, formerly of the staff of Chimes, recently competed on three episodes of Jeopardy and won two.
March 23, 2012 | Myrna Anderson