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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
Time capsule unearthed amidst fieldhouse construction
Construction workers at the site of the new Spoelhof Athletic Complex uncovered something other than dirt and old brick this week. As the date stone of 1964—the year the fieldhouse was completed—was carefully removed, a dented metal box was found behind the 44-year-old piece of concrete.
July 24, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin hockey gets a home
Standing in paint-splattered shorts in the middle of the new Calvin College locker room at the Eagles Ice Center--the old Jolly Roger Ice Club--, Calvin hockey coach Mike Petrusma was at a loss for words.
October 01, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Post spill: an intern in Florida
Biology grad Amanda Hoffmeyer researches wildlife in Merrit Island Refuge.
July 26, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Faith and adolescence
Calvin psychology professors Laura DeHaan and Julie Yonker research faith-formation in adolescents.
June 19, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Always a phenomenon: a new book on "Messiah"
A new book from a Calvin music professor emeritus traces the history and impact of Handel's masterpiece.
December 09, 2010 | Lynn Bolt Rosendale
Calvin student creates hymn-identifying Web site
Ever walk out of church with a song in your heart, the tune on your lips, but no words forthcoming to match the hymn’s melody? Well, thanks to a new development at Hymnary.org, if you can hum it, you can probably find it.
March 12, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin remembers Dale Topp
Professor of music emeritus Dale Topp is remembered as someone who believed that everyone could benefit from music.
July 25, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Prof researches urban cycling in Denmark, Netherlands
Calvin philosophy professor Lee Hardy hopes that his research on urban cycling in Copenhagen and Amsterdam leads to practical solutions to transportation infrastructure in Grand Rapids.
August 24, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Tugging on Ben Franklin's vest
Founding Father. Discoverer of electricity. Publisher of Poor Richard’s Almanack. Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Any of these serve as an apt descriptor of Benjamin Franklin.
November 06, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Good Knight! Calvin gets a new mascot
In the fall of 2008 the idea of a new mascot became a serious project for student senate. “Student senate has had a mandate to get a new mascot for about five years,” said student senate president Jared Rispens.
February 10, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
A math professor works in digital forensics
Mathematics professor Earl Fife uses digital tools to bust criminals for the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
December 03, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Going wild: mitigation transforms campus
Calvin students Brian Schaap and Linda Van Andel see the benefit of their summer research every time they step foot on campus.
December 12, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Students learn skills, tricks and shortcuts for streamlining every area of their lives.
January 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin remembers Robert Otten
Calvin Classics professor emeritus Robert Otten is remembered for his ability to challenge and attract students to the Classics field of study.
December 12, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin biology professor receives grant to study ants’ guts
John Wertz has spent his career studying “good” bacteria and was recently awarded $479,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue his research.
August 26, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
The Wednesday Wars comes to life
A 1995 Calvin alum is adapting English professor Gary Schmidt's Newbery Honor-winning book as a play.
November 11, 2010 | 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
January Series 2009: Lincoln, the standard
Less than a week from the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, one of the country’s premiere scholars on presidential history, Richard Norton Smith, was on Calvin’s campus as part of the 2009 January Series.
January 15, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale