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A gathering of firsts
It was a year of firsts for Convocation 2009 at Calvin College
September 11, 2009 | Phil de Haan
A gift to the Meeter Center
A Reformation scholar donated his entire research collection—more than 2,500 volumes—to the Meeter Center.
October 27, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A homegrown Antigone
A Calvin classics professor adapted the classic Greek play Antigone. A Calvin theater professor is directing it.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A major role
A Calvin senior will take on the role of Rodolpho in the Opera Grand Rapids performance of La Boheme.
March 06, 2012 | Phil de Haan
A math professor works in digital forensics
Mathematics professor Earl Fife uses digital tools to bust criminals for the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
December 03, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
A median improvement
The effort to make over the median is being spearheaded by supervisor of landscape operations Bob Speelman. It is the first of several landscaping installments on the stretch of M-37 median between the west and east sides of the Calvin campus.
August 11, 2008 | Katie Landan
A new front door: CFAC opens
The pianos have moved in. The art has arrived. The Covenant Fine Arts Center, under renovation since May of 2009, is set to open.
October 18, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
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 perennial: the Native Plant Sale
Calvin will host its sixth-annual Native Plant Sale at the Bunker Interpretive Center.
April 28, 2011 | 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
A Q&A on randomness and God's providence
A $1.7 million grant from the Templeton foundation will allow Jim Bradley to study how "God can have it both ways."
July 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A scholar in refuge
Zimbabwean professor Richard Nenge has found a temporary home at Calvin through the Scholar Rescue Fund program.
January 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
A silent retreat
On Friday evening, October 2, a contingent of Calvin students, faculty, staff, spouses and friends will drive down to Camp Geneva in Holland, Mich. For the 24 hours that follow, they’re going to practice being very, very quiet.
October 02, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
A student reflects on Streetfest
Freshman Kimberly Casto writes about working at Alternative Pathways, an adult foster care home.
September 07, 2012 | Kimberly Casto
A student's memory of Dexter, Mich.
A Calvin senior writes about his hometown, which was devastated by a tornado on March 15.
March 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A trio of new directors
Cindy Kok is the new director of the Broene Counseling Center at Calvin College. Kok ’92, a certified social worker and clinical psychologist, replaces outgoing director Randy Wolthuis.
August 11, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
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
Abstraction renovates computers for Nicaragua
Calvin's computer science student organization spent a Saturday restoring computers for Christian school teachers in Managua.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Accounting program Q&A with Julie Voskuil
Professor Julie Voskuil discusses new developments in Calvin's accounting major as well as the values that continue to characterize the program.
December 18, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
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