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What do a cobra head, China hat and shepherd’s crook all have in common?
October 02, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
An art history mystery
In 2007, neurologist and 1955 alumnus Cornelis “Kees” Van Nuis, donated 16 paintings to the permanent collection at Calvin College
August 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
From bug hunting to belly flopping, filtering to formatting, kids of all ages are finding plenty to keep them busy this summer at Calvin.
July 24, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Hitting the streets
When six students from Calvin’s Center for Social Research (CSR) hit the streets of Kent County, they’re mistaken for everything from tax collectors to door-to-door salespeople.
July 17, 2009 | Allison Graff
Faculty Profile: Jeff Winkle
Young Jeff Winkle had a life-altering experience via a 1981 hit movie. “I remember very distinctly in the early ‘80s my mom took me to see Clash of the Titans ...”
June 26, 2009 | Matt Decker
The audience choice
Three Calvin media production majors created a superhero with an unusual superpower for their entry in this year’s 48 Hour Film Project.
June 23, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim
Taiwanese professor of German Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim has written a cutting-edge German textbook.
June 19, 2009 | Matt Decker
Faith and adolescence
Calvin psychology professors Laura DeHaan and Julie Yonker research faith-formation in adolescents.
June 19, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin students Jodi Unema and Josh Garone work as summer preserve stewards in Calvin's 90-acre Ecosystem Preserve and dive into some bird-monitoring right after the 08-09 school year was done.
June 12, 2009 | Allison Graff
Faculty Profile: Roland Hoksbergen
A look at professor of economics and international development studies Roland Hoksbergen.
June 12, 2009 | Matt Decker
More to come...
The new 124,000-square-foot space, re-named the Covenant Fine Arts Center, will incorporate English and music department offices
June 05, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Gift to all
Daniel Garcia spent two years filming conversations with 32 local philanthropists. From those conversations he created a documentary titled “The Gift of All: A Community of Givers.”
May 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Professor of the Year: Cal Jen
The Professor of the Year is selected through a vote of the Calvin graduating class. Jen, a business professor, is the 12th winner of the award.
May 22, 2009 | Matt Decker
Pinning and commissioning
Calvin nurses and teachers get a final send-off in two end-of-year ceremonies.
May 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Fulbright times four for Calvin
Professors Janel Curry and David Hoekema, and a Calvin senior Eric Bratt all have been named 2009-2010 Fulbright Scholar selectees.
May 14, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Korean added at Calvin
Calvin students will have a new option this fall when it comes to language courses: Korean.
May 13, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Showing their stuff
In a cubicle in the Engineering Building, senior engineering student Tom Kok is holding the prototype of a little airplane that needs some work: “How is it going to fly without any wings?” asks Calvin engineering professor David Wunder.
May 06, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Return of the native plants
Earlier this week at Calvin’s Lake Drive greenhouse, Jane Warners took a moment to talk about the plant she was re-potting: “This is bergamot. It’s part of the mint family, and it reproduces like crazy.”
May 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
The Goldwater five
Each of the five students at the table—Leisman, Cok, Tasker, Ferdinands and Haegert—is a recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Together they are the largest contingent of Goldwater Scholars ever to study at Calvin.
April 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Stock market game creates online traders
The student organization Calvin Business Forum has kicked off the stock market game for spring semester. The organization hosts the game for interested students each semester.
April 25, 2009 | Matt Decker