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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
Kapitula recently earned a $142,969 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on superatoms.
August 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Sergio da Silva
Calvin psychology professor Sergio da Silva conducts research that puts people to sleep.
August 01, 2008 | Katie Landan
Faculty profile: Jeff Tatum
Lawyer turned professor is a common enough story. But Calvin professor of sociology Jeff Tatum’s story is anything but common—he was not supposed to survive a traumatic brain injury he got as a toddler.
July 25, 2008 | Katie Landan
After graduation, the road less traveled
Jon Cooper was one of the many employment-seeking engineering seniors who received job offers before graduation this spring.
July 18, 2008 | Katie Landan
Christian art beyond the borders
Two Calvin professors joined colleagues from other Christian universities for a two-week trip to Indonesia that both said will impact their teaching and their scholarship for years to come.
July 18, 2008 | Phil de Haan
Calvin named to 2009 Princeton Review guide
Calvin was included in the 2009 edition of The Princeton Review annual college guide Best 368 Colleges.
July 15, 2008 | Phil de Haan
Faculty profile: Corwin Smidt
Recently, reporters from The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Christianity Today, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and USA Today have sought the opinion of Calvin professor of political science and director of the Paul B. Henry Institute, Corwin Smidt.
July 10, 2008 | Katie Landan
Faculty Profile: John Witvliet
“It is impossible for him to do anything mediocre-ly,” said Calvin chaplain emeritus and friend Dale Cooper.
July 07, 2008 | Katie Landan , Phil de Haan , de Haan
48 Hour Film Festival
A closer look inside this years 48 hour film festival.
June 26, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Sophomore to tackle the “puzzle” of research as Beckman Scholar
Sophomore chemistry major Sarah Tasker will also be stepping into some brand new shoes as Calvin’s first Beckman Scholar.
May 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson