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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
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
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
In praise of Dutch women
The Dutch women who emigrated to the U.S. built strong families and communities.
February 27, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Three alums crack top 20 in ArtPrize competition
Carol Roeda, Nicholas Kroeze and Ryan Spencer Reed's works of art have got the public's attention.
October 07, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Bringing war to life
Calvin alum's ArtPrize exhibition educates viewers on the real cost of war.
October 02, 2014 | 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
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
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | 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
Happiness Day: backed by research
A Calvin recreation science class hosted a day of blowing bubbles, slip-sliding, yoga and other fun activities.
May 07, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Interim: Learning about local foods
An interim class learns about eating healthier, more sustainably and more homemade.
January 06, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Bringing the station wagon back to life
A new Calvin faculty member's documentary about the station wagon is up for an Emmy.
April 11, 2013 | Lynn Rosendale
Rangeela explores cultures behind performances
The annual international student variety show showcased music, dance, drama and poetry from countries around the globe.
March 05, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin professor named Grand Rapids poet laureate
In April, Calvin English professor Lew Klatt will begin his three-year term as poet laureate for the Grand Rapids area.
March 11, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
GR Walks app puts history in your hands
Calvin alum Josh Leo developed GR Walks, a new walking tour app. He worked with Calvin students to develop tours of Eastown and Heritage Hill-North.
July 12, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
New kiln expands artistic opportunities
Calvin will replace its 40-year old kiln with a technologically advanced, easy-to-use and energy-efficient gas reduction fire kiln.
October 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter