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Quadruple champ in triple jump has single goal for nationals
Calvin's best-ever triple jumper talks about her goals.
May 15, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin remembers Paul Zwier
Professor of mathematics emeritus Paul Zwier is remembered for his contagious enthusiasm.
August 22, 2014 | 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
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
Tray-less is more
Calvin's dining services is working to become green and has started with “Tray-Choice” Tuesdays, intended to promote savings in food, water, energy consumption and waste.
March 20, 2009 | 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
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
CIT launches e-mail initiative
Calvin’s information technology department has developed a new software program that effectively turns nasty e-mails into pleasant and polite e-mails thus eliminating the need for retraction from a recipient’s mailbox and sender’s remorse.
April 01, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Hamersma gets toes tapping with first album
“It was after my retirement that I was inspired to attempt this project,” said Hamersma, 79, of his first recording. “Since I now have time to practice regularly, I play better.”
October 24, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin remembers Henry Ippel
History professor emeritus Henry Ippel is remembered for his generous smile, gentle manner and sense of humor.
May 01, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
CERF celebrates milestones
Since its establishment in 2009, the Calvin Energy Recovery Fund has saved one million kilowatt-hours of electricity, 1.5 million gallons of water and $100,000, with more projects on the way.
May 06, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin Remembers Jim Lamse
Calvin German professor emeritus Jim Lamse is remembered for his selflessness, his wit and his impeccable German.
November 07, 2014 | 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
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
Mapping Calvin's trees
Calvin biology and GIS classes have inventoried every tree on campus. One student made an online map.
September 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Interning at Berlin Raceway
When Brent Schuster was a little kid, he dreamed of playing for the Denver Nuggets; he still dreams of being on the professional basketball team’s payroll—but in a slightly different capacity.
August 30, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Interim 2009: Representing the devil
“I’m not sure what I believe about the devil,” sophomore Ali Dahmer said, “but I’m hoping this class will make it a little clearer to me.”
January 19, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Students learn skills, tricks and shortcuts for streamlining every area of their lives.
January 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
From bug hunting to belly flopping, filtering to formatting, kids of all ages are finding plenty to keep them busy this summer at Calvin.
July 24, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
A professor's vision comes full circle
September 10, 2010 | Lynn Bolt Rosendale