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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 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
Faculty Profile: James K.A. Smith
Professor James K.A. Smith was born to high school dropouts who weren't very religious. He became one of the most prominent Christian scholars in our culture.
July 30, 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
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
Calvin adds Chinese education major and minor
Calvin's new program will help meet a high demand for Chinese language teachers in the state of Michigan and beyond.
July 03, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Old classics meet modern technology at CCEL
Calvin computer science students bring classic religious texts and hymns into the digital age.
August 13, 2013 | 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
Calvin students track trees in the Ecosystem Preserve
Every five years a team of students and professors survey the 3-4,000 trees in the college's Ecosystem Preserve, recording each tree’s location, type, diameter, health and height.
September 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin students showcase their summer research projects
On Wednesday, July 23, student researchers in Calvin's science departments gave the public a glimpse of their work during an inaugural science research open house.
August 06, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Trio of nursing students receive research awards
Three Calvin seniors received awards for their research at the Midwest Nursing Research Society conference this past month.
April 15, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Maria Rodriguez
Calvin Spanish professor Maria Rodriguez trusted in God's plan even when the odds were stacked against her.
July 16, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin Young Women's Business Institute inspires attendees
The Young Women's Business Institute gave high school junior and senior girls a chance to explore careers in business.
July 23, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Won Lee
Calvin religion professor Won Lee considers teaching his ministry.
July 19, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Joel Westra
Joel Westra's path to becoming a political science professor began from a childhood fascination with maps and militaries.
June 21, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
English profs dig deeper into the classics
Two English profs are hoping a fresh perspective on the classics will translate into a deeper understanding of the texts for both them and their students.
May 14, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Graduating with honors
For Rachel Hekman, receiving a medal at Honors Convocation was the realization of a dream that began back in high school.
April 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faith and International Development Conference starts global conversations
Attendees discuss global issues from a faith perspective at the Faith and International Development Conference.
February 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Marilyn and Jason Stansbury
Calvin business professors Marilyn and Jason Stansbury got the president of Calvin College's blessing before they got married.
August 14, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: David Wunder
Calvin engineering professor David Wunder thought he was going to be an architect until he took a few courses in water treatment.
July 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter