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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
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
A math professor works in digital forensics
Mathematics professor Earl Fife uses digital tools to bust criminals for the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
December 03, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Going wild: mitigation transforms campus
Calvin students Brian Schaap and Linda Van Andel see the benefit of their summer research every time they step foot on campus.
December 12, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Students learn skills, tricks and shortcuts for streamlining every area of their lives.
January 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin remembers Robert Otten
Calvin Classics professor emeritus Robert Otten is remembered for his ability to challenge and attract students to the Classics field of study.
December 12, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin biology professor receives grant to study ants’ guts
John Wertz has spent his career studying “good” bacteria and was recently awarded $479,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue his research.
August 26, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
The Wednesday Wars comes to life
A 1995 Calvin alum is adapting English professor Gary Schmidt's Newbery Honor-winning book as a play.
November 11, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Calvin Remembers Jim Lamse
Calvin German professor emeritus Jim Lamse is remembered for his selflessness, his wit and his impeccable German.
November 07, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
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
CERF celebrates milestones
Since its establishment in 2009, the Calvin Energy Recovery Fund has saved one million kilowatt-hours of electricity, 1.5 million gallons of water and $100,000, with more projects on the way.
May 06, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin remembers Henry Ippel
History professor emeritus Henry Ippel is remembered for his generous smile, gentle manner and sense of humor.
May 01, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin Young Women's Business Institute inspires attendees
The Young Women's Business Institute gave high school junior and senior girls a chance to explore careers in business.
July 23, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Senate initiative connects students with local congregations
More than 120 churches representing 27 denominations are included in the recently launched online church directory.
September 25, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faith and International Development Conference starts global conversations
Attendees discuss global issues from a faith perspective at the Faith and International Development Conference.
February 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Philosophy prof reaches new audience
Lee Hardy taught a Christian ethics course at Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia as part of a ministry program Calvin Seminary offers for the inmates.
April 21, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Adam Wolpa
Adam Wolpa draws on his experiences in food service to create his art.
August 05, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Jeanne Nienhuis wins Spoelhof Award
Jeanne Nienhuis is the recipient of the 2013 Spoelhof Award—the highest honor any Calvin staff member can receive.
June 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter