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Calvin remembers Bert Polman
On July 1, 2013, Calvin professor of music Bert Polman died following a lengthy battle with cancer. Polman, 68, served at Calvin since 2005.
July 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin's Honors Program names new director
History professor Bruce Berglund takes over the reins as director of Calvin's Honors Program. Classics professor Ken Bratt retired this past May after leading the Honors program for the past 20 years.
June 06, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen
Speech Pathology masters program graduates its first class
Twenty-four students will receive their diplomas on Saturday, May 18, representing the inaugural class of Calvin's new speech pathology and audiology masters program.
May 13, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Chem Demos turn 25
The annual Chem Demos have been delighting area middle schoolers for a quarter century.
May 13, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Active Commute Week
For the second year, Calvin's many commuters will join a city-wide challenge.
May 09, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
2013 Media Showcase
The roster is long and the subjects—a local dairy, a bike accident, the Galapagos—are varied at the media production event.
May 08, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
A $25,000 grant helps stroke survivors reclaim their voice in the church
Peggy Goetz is studying how people with communications disorders re-integrate into their churches.
May 06, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Yonker is Professor of the Year
This year, Julie Yonker received the senior class' highest honor—and the traditional donuts.
April 30, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A with a young author
One attendee at the biennial Young Author's Festival talks about the writing life.
April 23, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Grains of Hope
The Calvin Theatre Company tells the stories of refugees from many countries who now call Grand Rapids "home."
April 12, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Two $200,000 grants for improving teacher quality
Calvin faculty are working with teachers from area schools to improve their teaching of writing, math.
April 11, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Bringing the station wagon back to life
A new Calvin faculty member's documentary about the station wagon is up for an Emmy.
April 11, 2013 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin named 'StormReady' campus
"There's just a whole higher level of emergency preparedness here at Calvin than there used to be."
April 02, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Dice Museum offers giveaway for couples
Calvin's new museum allows students to have a piece of the rock.
April 01, 2013 | Paula Englin
A $230,000 NSF grant to discover chemical reactions
Chemistry professor Carolyn Anderson is extending her research while developing a new generation of researchers.
March 28, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin receives highest federal recognition for service-learning
Calvin College has been named to the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
March 25, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Prayer labyrinth offers space for reflection
Students, faculty and staff can walk and pray during Holy Week, March 25–28.
March 22, 2013 | Amanda Greenhoe
Researching through Mechanical Turk
Calvin sociology and psychology professors are using Amazon's online service to get large survey results.
March 19, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen
Calvin named Tree Campus USA
Calvin College was recently named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
March 15, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Reconnecting through Spring Break Trips
Students will serve and learn at 13 sites around the nation.
March 12, 2013 | Myrna Anderson