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Longest-working woman: Barbara Sluiter
In her 56 years as a cataloging librarian, Barbara Sluiter (who died in 2009) probably handled every book in the library.
March 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin hosts Reformed conference
Leaders in Reformed Christianity and Reformed Christian education from all over the globe will converge on the Calvin College campus from Tuesday through Thursday, June 15-17, 2010.
June 04, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Sustainability: facts, tips, discussion
There are two new resources geared to educating and motivating the Calvin community toward greater environmental sustainability: the Campus Sustainability Guide and the Green Wiki.
April 17, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Learning lab techniques through Project SEED
Area high schoolers students are learning science research through Project SEED.
June 16, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
More Open Doors
Calvin ranks second nationally among baccalaureate institutions for the total number of students who study abroad.
February 15, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Researching the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A new front door: CFAC opens
The pianos have moved in. The art has arrived. The Covenant Fine Arts Center, under renovation since May of 2009, is set to open.
October 18, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
Calvin Gives Back
Students will have an opportunity to thank donors during Thanksgiving Week.
November 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
How We Learn kicks off
The Teaching and Learning Network is launching How We Learn, a year-long series on improving the classroom experience.
March 29, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns the loss of Esther Waid
Campus store employees gathered in the darkened store this morning to share memories of their colleague of 26 years, Esther Waid.
February 26, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Leaving a legacy: Highlighting President Byker's 16 years of service
President Byker is retiring at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year.
May 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Aspirando Alto slated for October 12-14
Calvin hosts Aspirando Alto conference for Latin high school students and their families, October 12-14.
September 29, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Christmas by hand
Erin O’Connor Garcia decided to make all of her Christmas gifts this year. Then she decided to expand on that idea and give others an opportunity to do the same.
December 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
For ArtPrize, River City Improv offers “Congratulations!”
River City Improv will be on the Blue Bridge on Saturday, cheering for all comers.
September 21, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
Shakespeare on the move
A Calvin theater class is staging Shakespeare all over campus: in a classroom, in a tunnel, on the climbing wall.
December 02, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
The John Calvin pumpkin and friends
Use our templates for carving the venerable John Calvin pumpkin, the Le Roy beard and the Calvin Knight.
October 26, 2012 | 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
Students boycott American Apparel
Hours after she found out she had been elected president of the Calvin student body, Abbie Belford was sitting behind a table in Johnny’s, urging her peers to boycott America Apparel.
April 23, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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