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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
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
In praise of Dutch women
The Dutch women who emigrated to the U.S. built strong families and communities.
February 27, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
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
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
Art exhibition traces Native American history
Exhibition brings together Native American historical artifacts and the work of an early 20th century photographer.
October 31, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Adam Wolpa
Adam Wolpa draws on his experiences in food service to create his art.
August 05, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
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
Their vocal best
The Calvin College Alumni Choir finished third in the community chorus division
July 02, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
New series offers music over lunch
"Notes at Noon" features musical samplings from Calvin faculty and professional musicians from Grand Rapids.
November 04, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Collegium plays Du Fay
For its recent Center Art Gallery concert, early music ensemble Collegium Musicum performed the work of a Renaissance great.
December 07, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Re-invented lives: play tackles the aftermath of divorce
A new play by a CAS professor explores divorce using humor, music and karaoke.
October 12, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Hamlet: playing with tragedy
Calvin Theatre Company is helping Shakespeare's moody Dane to discover the "concept of play."
April 07, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Let the bidding begin: annual service auctions
Calvin's residence halls auctioned off homemade goods—and offbeat services—to benefit the NGOs they partner with.
December 13, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Vampire catechism: heaven, hell and the undead
For English professor Jennifer Williams, vampires have a lot to say about our culture's views on religion and salvation.
September 09, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Sunday Go to Meetin': one class, four plays
The plays in "Sunday Go to Meetin'" are student acted and student directed.
November 23, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
New app guides student scavenger hunt for ArtPrize
Calvin's student development office provides a fresh way to experience ArtPrize.
September 24, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
Art exhibition features student-faculty scholarship, new technology
The newest exhibition in Calvin's Center Art Gallery utilizes both 18th and 21st-century technology.
November 13, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
Student uses linguistics to compare Turkish and American music
Maria Cupery compared the top ten song charts in Turkey and the United States for her research project. She presented her findings at a national conference this spring.
May 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi