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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
Banff Film Festival stops at Calvin
Mountain-climbers, cave explorers, white-water rafters and dancing cormorants are coming to Calvin via the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.
March 23, 2011 | 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
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
StreetFest Set for Two Wheels
The 2005 edition of StreetFest will see some 1,000 incoming Calvin College students spend a part of their orientation combining service with learning in a variety of Grand Rapids neighborhoods.
August 22, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
Teaching English in Austria
2012 grad Andrew Knot will teach in the town of Linz, funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Nine days of celebration will culminate in the inauguration of President Michael K. Le Roy.
October 17, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin's other Newbery winner
The story of the most awarded writer ever to graduate from Calvin College, Meindert De Jong.
August 22, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Van Liere lands prestigious fellowship
To understand the medieval Christian fascination with the Hebrew Bible, Frans van Liere will study where Einstein studied.
February 24, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Chatting with Randy Wolthuis
After 10 years as director of the Broene Counseling Center, Randy Wolthuis is leaving Calvin to re-enter private practice as a specialist in marital issues.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
To China—with the help of a Gilman
Cottingham, an information systems major and Chinese language minor, recently landed a $4,500 scholarship from the Benjamin A. Gilman Foundation to fund his China studies
August 15, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
It all started one summer afternoon when Calvin juniors Ahna Terpstra and Kayla Rosendale were comparing their shoes.
October 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Jubilee Fellows explore call to ministry
Every year, the Lilly Vocation Project gives 12 students the opportunity to discern their vocation for Christian ministry.
March 11, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
New enrollment VP recruits ambassadors
Everyone is an ambassador for Calvin, says new enrollment VP Russ Bloem.
November 06, 2009 | 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
English grad wins on Jeopardy
Cathy Guiles, formerly of the staff of Chimes, recently competed on three episodes of Jeopardy and won two.
March 23, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
The CRC Prayer Summit
A Calvin contingent will learn the Korean way of prayer at a three-day event in California.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Windows to Heaven
A new exhibition from the Center Art Gallery showcases Russian icons.
February 27, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
A $350,000 grant to promote pregnancy planning
Nursing professor Joke Ayoola will work in three Calvin partner neighborhoods, increasing women's knowledge and self-efficacy about reproductive health.
August 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A prodigal gift of art
Calvin College was given the Gerbens family's entire Prodigal Son collection as a gift.
January 09, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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