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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
Calvin students throw down—and fiber
Calvin students, among 2,000 other people, gathered in Rosa Parks Circle for a massive pillow fight. The event was coordinated by Rob Bliss.
September 30, 2008 | Katie Landan
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
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
Cool enough for the New York Times bestseller list
Lisa Gort McMann is a 1990 graduate of Calvin College and author of WAKE, which made The New York Times Bestseller list for young adult literature this spring.
September 05, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Faculty Profile: Tom Hoeksema
Calvin highlight's Professor Tom Hoeksema's life and career at Calvin as a graduate from the education program and the groundwork he laid for the special education program.
August 29, 2008 | Kaite Landan
Living and learning in new van Reken Hall
The newly finished van Reken Hall is dedicated to creating living-learning communities.
August 22, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
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
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
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