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Memorial service celebrates William Spoelhof's legacy
“It seemed that he had inverted the order of importance, and it was the undergraduates, the young, the unaccomplished who mattered most,” said Abraham Van Engen of former Calvin president William Spoelhof.
December 10, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Human trafficking awareness week
The Social Justice Coalition is urging the Calvin community to become aware of and act on the unjust practice of human slavery through the first annual Human Trafficking Awareness Week.
December 02, 2008 | Katie Landan
Whipped cream and a whole lot more
There’s a mess of whipped cream cans perched on the front desk of Nordewier-Vanderwerp Hall and no pumpkin pies in sight. This is a dorm service auction, and the whipped cream is meant for faces, not pies.
November 26, 2008 | Allison Graff
Mourning the loss of Ricky Mosher
Calvin mourns the loss of Ricky Mosher.
November 24, 2008 | Phil de Haan
When Adel Abadeer saw an ABC News special on a young boy named Iqbal Masih back in 1994, he couldn't get it out of his head or his heart.
November 21, 2008 | Phil de Haan
Faculty Profile: Daniel Garcia
Calvin CAS and filmmaker Daniel Garcia has made films about child soldiers in Uganda and philanthropists in Grand Rapids.
November 18, 2008 | Katie Landan
Election 2008: Calvin reacts
Today we queried Calvin students, faculty and staff about the election. How do they feel about the results of yesterday's historic election?
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson , Allison Graff
Peter Fish swims again
At LOFT, Peter Fish were distributed as a campus-wide effort to raise money to combat world hunger.
November 14, 2008 | Katie Landan
Examining sprawl, reimagining our cities
“A Field Guide to Sprawl,” on display at the gallery from November 14 through December 20, includes 50 aerial images, each cataloging a different ungainly aspect of urban development.
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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