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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
Templeton funds values and virtues in China
Since 2007, Calvin efforts in China have been funded by a $2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to the Nagel Institute.
October 30, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
This year, Unlearn Week, held from October 4 through 9, includes events about the Obama Administration, cross-racial adoption and the Asian experience.
October 05, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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
Campaign for Calvin exceeds $150 million goal
Calvin College concluded the second major fundraising campaign in its 133-year history on June 30, 2009, raising $155 million. The total bested the original $150 million goal announced in September 2007.
July 31, 2009 | Phil de Haan
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
Calvin celebrates its namesake's 500th
Calvin College will celebrate a milestone birthday in honor of its namesake, John Calvin, this week.
July 08, 2009 | Allison Graff
Student athletes give back
See how Calvin College student athletes go beyond the court to build stronger relationships with each other and with the Grand Rapids community.
June 26, 2009 | Matt Kucinscki
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
Calvin uses Facebook and other marketing tools as a way for alumni to reconnect to the college and old friends and classmates.
June 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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
Wearing a legacy
Like his 319 colleagues on the Calvin faculty, chemistry professor Larry Louters will be dressing up in an academic gown and hood to attend this year’s Commencement. The gown and hood he will be wearing, however, are heirlooms that once belonged to Calvin’s former president Dr. William Spoelhof, Louters’ longtime friend.
May 22, 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
Quadruple champ in triple jump has single goal for nationals
Calvin's best-ever triple jumper talks about her goals.
May 15, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Her operatic best
Calvin senior Jennifer Jones won the Opera Grand Rapids competition, singing “Song to the Moon” from Dvorak’s Rusalka and the “Dove sono” from Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro.
April 16, 2009 | Matt Decker