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Wrangling recess at Congress School
The Calvin baseball team is trying to keep up with the kids at Congress School.
November 18, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Wearing a legacy
Like his 319 colleagues on the Calvin faculty, chemistry professor Larry Louters will be dressing up in an academic gown and hood to attend this year’s Commencement. The gown and hood he will be wearing, however, are heirlooms that once belonged to Calvin’s former president Dr. William Spoelhof, Louters’ longtime friend.
May 22, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Susan Felch
She knows what it is to have a lantern. “In Papua New Guinea,” Susan Felch said, “when the lights went out, and there were only the stars, you had a little hurricane lamp, and it only showed you the next right step.”
September 12, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
A Fashion Show and Sweatshop Simulation
The Fashion Advisory Board (FAB) at Calvin College will pair a fashion show with a sweatshop simulation to raise awareness of fashion as both an art form and a legitimate interest for Christians.
March 22, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
How do Calvin faculty and staff produce a traditional feast when they travel outside the country?
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Carissa Verkaik named Academic All-American
A standout on the court and in the classroom, Carissa Verkaik has been named an academic All-American.
February 27, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Christian Psychology online
A psychology professor and a counselor co-author a book on the integration of faith and the teaching of psychology.
August 18, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Chimes wins nine MCPA awards
Last year's Chimes crew garnered nine MCPA College Newspaper Contest awards from the Michigan Collegiate Press Association.
November 05, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A perennial: the Native Plant Sale
Calvin will host its sixth-annual Native Plant Sale at the Bunker Interpretive Center.
April 28, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
2011 grad wins Hertz Fellowship
Cheri Ackerman, a former Goldwater Scholar, seeks a balance as a Christian and a biochemist.
April 27, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
No marks for trying
The posters appeared around on bulletin boards around campus a few weeks ago. One features an exhausted student at her desk, and its tagline reads: "You get graded for your hard work … shouldn’t your profs?” Another shows a happy-looking student with the tagline: “Like your classes? Tell your profs.”
May 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
High school students prepare for the ACT through Excel
Calvin's ACT prep program familiarizes high school-ers with both the test and the college.
November 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Exploring the mythological roots of Hollywood film
This January, students are studying classical myths and the contemporary films that spring from them.
January 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Celebrating Black History Month
Calvin's administrative and academic departments are teaming up on a roster of Black History Month events.
February 04, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Michigan's student teacher of the year
Christine Orlando was recently chosen as the Michigan Student Teacher/Intern of the Year.
May 26, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Longest-working woman: Barbara Sluiter
In her 56 years as a cataloging librarian, Barbara Sluiter (who died in 2009) probably handled every book in the library.
March 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Windows to Heaven
A new exhibition from the Center Art Gallery showcases Russian icons.
February 27, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Destination: Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Grand Rapids ...
Whether they’re tutoring, painting murals or cleaning up hurricane debris, the 75 Calvin students who go on this year’s service-learning spring break trips will be sticking a little closer to home.
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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