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Hamersma gets toes tapping with first album
“It was after my retirement that I was inspired to attempt this project,” said Hamersma, 79, of his first recording. “Since I now have time to practice regularly, I play better.”
October 24, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Taking the hassle out of the passport process
For three years now, Calvin has been making the process of getting a passport less of a fuss.
October 13, 2008 | Katie Landan
Turning tightropes into bridges
Two geology professors collaborate on a book about Christianity and the age of the earth.
October 10, 2008 | Phil de Haan
Making sense of the financial crisis
Calvin business professor Leonard Van Drunen and economics professor Scott Vander Linde sat down with communication and marketing's senior writer Myrna Anderson for a conversation about the crisis.
October 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Scholarship beyond the disciplines
The launch of Calvin College’s Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) was held at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 1, in the atrium of the Science Building. The event attracted over 100 Calvin students, staff and faculty, spanning the disciplines.
October 03, 2008 | Katie Landan
Gilman recipient studies in Honduras
Riddell, studying in Honduras through a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, has had a lot of practice getting used to things. The daughter of missionaries, she spent her entire life, until she came to Calvin, in France.
October 03, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Jennifer Steensma
Maybe it is no surprise that Calvin professor of art, Jennifer Steensma Hoag got into photography; she was born in Rochester, N.Y., the headquarters of Eastman Kodak.
September 30, 2008 | Katie Landan
Happy Birthday, Constitution
On September 17, 2008 Calvin students and faculty gathered to observe the historical day.
September 19, 2008 | Katie Landan
Faculty Profile: Leonard Van Drunen
As a college sophomore, Calvin professor of business Leonard Van Drunen was not on track to become a future employee at Merrill Lynch or JP Morgan.
September 19, 2008 | Katie Landan
Calvin gets new climbing wall.
September 19, 2008 | Ashleigh Draft
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
Meeter Center hosts institute for high school teachers
In 16th-century France, Protestants and Catholics living in the same village wrestled with questions like the following: what if your Protestant grandson wants to marry a Catholic girl? High school teachers will have the opportunity to wrestle with these and other related questions via “Making Sense of the Reformation.”
September 01, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Rare asteroid finally gets a name
Calvin student Josh Vanderhill and Professor Larry Molnar discovered an asteroid and had the opportunity to name it.
August 28, 2008 | Katie Landan
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
Keeping Asia at the forefront
When Calvin College established an Asian Studies minor in 2001, professor of history Dan Bays, an Asia specialist, said simply: “Ignorance of Asia is not an option for the 21st century."
August 15, 2008 | Phil DeHaan
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
Faculty Profile: Ruth Groenhout
A closer look at professor of philosophy Ruth Groenhout.
August 15, 2008 | Katie Landan
Faculty Profile: Matt Heun
Voyaging to Mars. Preventing ozone depletion. Achieving carbon-neutrality.
August 08, 2008 | Katie Landan
Halteman's journey extends to Oxford
As a fellow of the Oxford enterprise, Halteman hopes to continue raising awareness about farm animals, particularly those raised in factory farm settings.
August 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Professor emeritus Edward Ericson, Jr. reflects on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In 1983, Solzhenitsyn collaborated with Ericson on an abridgment of “The Gulag Archipelago,” a partnership that allowed the Calvin professor to stay with the author at his Vermont home. Ericson is currently editing a collection of Solzhenitsyn essays, which will soon be translated into Russian.
August 05, 2008 | Myrna Anderson