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Seventeen guidance counselors from 10 U.S. states cycled through campus on Monday, July 2 commencing the 2012 ‘Tour d’Admission,” a nearly annual trip that began in 2002 with Taylor Smith, then a counselor at Episcopal High School in Jacksonville, Fla., combining his love for cycling with his day job of visiting colleges during the summer.
July 05, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
A final farewell
The Calvin community gathered on Monday, June 25, to express their gratitude to Gaylen and Susan Byker.
June 25, 2012 | Myrna Anderson and Matt Kucinski
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Q&A: A Christian approach to teaching languages
Calvin professors of German, French and Chinese discuss how foreign language pedagogy has changed and how to teach a language Christian-ly.
June 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
2012 Commencement Week video
Art shows, engineering projects, senior breakfast, nurse pinning, teacher commissioning, the last handshake.
June 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Schmidt is children's choice
Okay for Now, a novel by English professor Gary Schmidt has won a Children's Choice Book Award.
May 17, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Filmmakers, composers, artists: a collaboration
Music student composed the scores and graphic arts students created the look for Calvin student films.
May 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Happiness Day: backed by research
A Calvin recreation science class hosted a day of blowing bubbles, slip-sliding, yoga and other fun activities.
May 07, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Talking about faith
“This is a festival made for me. I don’t often get to talk about things like faith.” Luis Alberto Urrea, a Mexican American poet, novelist and essayist talked about his experience as a presenter at the 2012 Festival of Faith and Writing.
May 02, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Dancing for Ghana
“Huemanity,” a dance group from Calvin College, took first place at a Global Outreach Show held at Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU) on April 7. The group—made up of eight Calvin students—won $500 for their routine to techno and dubstep music.
May 02, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
The Nazi Titanic
"British and American bombers [were] coming over day and night, the Stalingrad defeat [was] clear to everybody. So the film just [didn't] look propagandistically good."
April 23, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
The Book of the Dun Cow
The Calvin Theatre Company has adapted a play from Walter Wangerin's award-winning novel.
April 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Third Annual Regional Business Plan Competition
Calvin senior Jonathan Borak and junior Josiah Gamroth came in third at the Regional Business Plan Competition last Tuesday.
April 16, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Raising awareness of North Korea's refugees
Students from the organization Liberty in North Korea plan a multi-part event to spotlight the situation in North Korea.
April 10, 2012 | Phil de Haan
Four out of 300
Four Calvin professors from four different disciplines were numbered among "The 300 Best Professors" from the Princeton Review.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Second-annual Banff Mountain Film Festival at Calvin
For the second year in a row, the Banff Mountain Film Festival is coming to Calvin College.
April 05, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Uptown Kitchen opens
"I don't know in school if I ever thought I would do this so soon."
March 30, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
English grad wins on Jeopardy
Cathy Guiles, formerly of the staff of Chimes, recently competed on three episodes of Jeopardy and won two.
March 23, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
'Institutes' on display
As part of the H. Henry Meeter Center’s 30th anniversary, John Calvin’s first edition of the 'Institutes of the Christian Religion' is on display through June 1st. On Loan from The Van Kampen Collection, this rare volume published in 1536 in Basle, Switzerland was Calvin’s first major theological work.
March 23, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Betty Sanderson discovered 18th-century prints on a Prodigal Son theme in Calvin's permanent collection.
March 21, 2012 | Myrna Anderson