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A premiere business plan
Kelly LeCoy, a 2011 Calvin grad, has now won three business plan competitions in three months. On Tuesday, May 31, she won the 5X5, an initiative launched by ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. She was awarded $5,000 to put toward her idea, "Uptown Kitchen."
June 01, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
A problem-solver and the Putnam
A math and computer science major was a top scorer in a prestigious international math competition.
April 21, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
A prodigal gift of art
Calvin College was given the Gerbens family's entire Prodigal Son collection as a gift.
January 09, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
A Q&A on randomness and God's providence
A $1.7 million grant from the Templeton foundation will allow Jim Bradley to study how "God can have it both ways."
July 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A scholar in refuge
Zimbabwean professor Richard Nenge has found a temporary home at Calvin through the Scholar Rescue Fund program.
January 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A serious celebration
This year there would be 499 candles on John Calvin’s birthday cake—too many to dodge the college’s restrictions on open flames. Still, several hundred college employees will gather for a party that, over the past 25 years, has grown into a Calvin tradition.
July 10, 2008 | Allison Graff
A Serious Love
Legendary philosopher Alvin Plantinga on being back at Calvin, faith and science, and the three books every Calvin graduate should read.
November 21, 2011 | Michael Van Denend '78
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
A slammin' start to summer
Of all the camps available to high school basketball players, the Calvin Summer Slam was the one at the top of the Hudsonville (Mich.) Unity Christian boys’ team’s list.
June 04, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
A student reflects on Streetfest
Freshman Kimberly Casto writes about working at Alternative Pathways, an adult foster care home.
September 07, 2012 | Kimberly Casto
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
A thousand mile walk
Calvin alumna Loreen Niewenhuis '85 will spend the next seven months walking around Lake Michigan.
April 10, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
A trio of new directors
Cindy Kok is the new director of the Broene Counseling Center at Calvin College. Kok ’92, a certified social worker and clinical psychologist, replaces outgoing director Randy Wolthuis.
August 11, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
A voice for Opera
Fitah Rasendrahasina plays a starring role in Opera Grand Rapids’ production of Giacomo Puccini’s “Manon Lescaut.” The Calvin College junior portrays Edmondo, a young student who is a friend to the story’s hero, Des Grieux. Opera Grand Rapids artistic director Robert Lyall said that it’s uncommon for a college student to play a titled role in a professional production.
February 11, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
A world-class scholar
Calvin College professor of history emeritus Ed VanKley has passed away at the age of 72 from complications related to pneumonia.
October 10, 2002 | Phil de Haan
Aay lands Fulbright
Images of the Netherlands—in paintings, photographs and films—have always had a significant impact on how Americans viewed the Dutch homeland, said Calvin professor of geology, geography and environmental studies (GEO) Henk Aay.
April 26, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Abstraction renovates computers for Nicaragua
Calvin's computer science student organization spent a Saturday restoring computers for Christian school teachers in Managua.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Accounting program Q&A with Julie Voskuil
Professor Julie Voskuil discusses new developments in Calvin's accounting major as well as the values that continue to characterize the program.
December 18, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
A senior design team spent two semesters, an estimated 1,800 hours and at least two all-nighters designing a motorized stroller for a particular customer: Isaac Postma.
June 17, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Active Commute Week
For the second year, Calvin's many commuters will join a city-wide challenge.
May 09, 2013 | Myrna Anderson