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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
SWF Seeking King
I have decided that asking God for a husband is like the Israelites asking for a king: they only wanted one because everyone else had one and once they got one, it was all downhill from there.
December 16, 2002 | Jennifer Holberg
Dean of Chapel writes On unrequited love
Unrequited love is a universal theme says Calvin College professor and dean of the chapel Laura Smit.
January 09, 2006 | Phil de Haan
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
Keeping Asia at the forefront
When Calvin College established an Asian Studies minor in 2001, professor of history Dan Bays, an Asia specialist, said simply: “Ignorance of Asia is not an option for the 21st century."
August 15, 2008 | Phil DeHaan
Faculty Profile: Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim
Taiwanese professor of German Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim has written a cutting-edge German textbook.
June 19, 2009 | Matt Decker
Sanctuary: Hallowed Space, Holy Place
An exhibition exploring the nature of "sacred space" is a result of art professor Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk's recent sabbatical.
January 15, 2010 | Cloud Cray
Tigchelaar: Professor of the Year
Biology professor Peter Tigchelaar wins Professor of the Year.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A chorus of old men
A Calvin professor of classical languages has written a new book about the role of old male choruses in Greek drama.
January 06, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Students earn EPA fellowships
Two Calvin senior civil and environmental engineering students earned prestigious fellowships from the US Environmental Protection Agency.
February 09, 2011 | Theo Voss
Herzberg earns exemplary teaching award
Larry Herzberg, the father of Asian language studies at Calvin was honored the college's highest teaching award.
February 11, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A on Egypt
Two Calvin staffers raised in Egypt reflect on the current political situation in that country.
February 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Women in Calvin History
Read about Calvin's longest-working woman as we continue our celebration of Women's History Month.
March 04, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
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
Prof nominated for National Online Teacher of the Year
Part-time physics professor Andrew Vanden Heuvel '06 is one of five nominees for the National Online Teacher of the Year Award.
March 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Savory Stories: Books in the Baking
Edible books are on the menu in April at Calvin.
March 14, 2011 | Theo Voss
Q&A: Japanese tsunami
Calvin professors talk about earthquakes, tsunamis, nuclear power, radiation and the resiliency of the Japanese people.
March 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Senior wins regional BizPlan
Calvin senior business major Kelly LeCoy bested the field at the 2011 Regional BizPlan.
April 13, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Templeton grant for religious tolerance
A $189,000 grant from the Templeton foundation is funding an ambitious project on religious tolerance.
April 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Researching the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson