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Return of the Native: Warners wins top teaching award
Dave Warners is the recipient of this year's Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
February 20, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
WGVU screens Hope of the Quechua
This weekend, the documentary, “The Hope of the Quechua,” a Calvin professor and his students filmed in an Ecuadoran mountain village will be seen by a public television audience.
February 20, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
The SFC: Educating the whole student
The new Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex finally opened its doors in January. Find out the impact this new facility will have on academics, athletics, health and recreation and so many more aspects of Calvin College.
February 13, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
From 57 colleges
This year’s Faith and International Development Conference, which drew around 450 students from 57 U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities to the Calvin campus, took the theme of “Partnership: United in Service.”
February 12, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Good Knight! Calvin gets a new mascot
In the fall of 2008 the idea of a new mascot became a serious project for student senate. “Student senate has had a mandate to get a new mascot for about five years,” said student senate president Jared Rispens.
February 10, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
January Series 2009: The Xavier Davis Trio
The Xavier Davis Trio spoke at and performed for Calvin College's 2009 January Series.
January 26, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Interim 2009: Clinical Neuroanatomy
Senior Jodi Datema wasn’t going to take a course this interim. Then an offering from the biology department caught the eye of the speech pathology major from Zeeland, Mich.
January 23, 2009 | Allison Graff
January Series 2009: unChristian
David Kinnaman presents his findings on young people and the church today as part of the January Series.
January 23, 2009 | Ashleigh Draft
Students gather to watch inauguration
Over 100 Calvin students, faculty and staff gathered in the Commons Lecture Hall on Tuesday morning to watch the historic inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama.
January 23, 2009 | Katie Landan
Interim 2009: Handling disaster
CAS professor Patric Spence teaching the class titled “Handling Disaster.” Topics for the 15 days included everything from crisis management planning to emergency communication.
January 21, 2009 | Phil de Haan
March, chapel, more mark MLK Day
Calvin Chapel honors MLK Day.
January 20, 2009 | Phill de Haan
Interim 2009: Representing the devil
“I’m not sure what I believe about the devil,” sophomore Ali Dahmer said, “but I’m hoping this class will make it a little clearer to me.”
January 19, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin staff member heads for inauguration
A Calvin staff member is taking a long weekend to visit her brother and niece in Washington D.C. and to attend a historical event: the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama.
January 16, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
January Series 2009: A new model for African AIDS research
A world authority on the AIDS pandemic visits Calvin College's January Series and speaks about the misconceptions associated with the virus.
January 16, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
January Series 2009: Lincoln, the standard
Less than a week from the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, one of the country’s premiere scholars on presidential history, Richard Norton Smith, was on Calvin’s campus as part of the 2009 January Series.
January 15, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Swim team jumps into first practice in new pool
On January 14, Calvin swimmers and divers officially opened the Venema Aquatic Center.
January 15, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Interim 2009: What’s for Dinner?
During interim, some students get acquainted with the theology of growing and eating vegetables.
January 14, 2009 | Ashleigh Draft
Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex opens doors
On January 7, 2009, another milestone in Calvin athletics was marked as the men’s and women’s basketball teams returned to campus for their first games in the new Van Noord Arena.
January 13, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Interim 2009: The lying life of the spy
A fact-finding session began the opening class of the interim “Spies, Lies and National Security.” Professor Bill Stevenson, the mastermind of the class, was training his students to gather information. He was teaching them, in fact, to be spies.
January 09, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
January Series 2009: Church and state in Calvinist Geneva
Law and liberty. Church and state. These are the things held in a constant balancing act in John Calvin’s Geneva, said John Witte, Jr. in his lecture that opened the 22nd -annual January Series this week.
January 08, 2009 | Allison Graff