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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
Discovering God's path
Whether peering through a telescope, strumming a guitar, or climbing to the top of a cliff, Calvin students are discovering the paths God has planned for them and developing gifts and talents doing God's work.
January 06, 2009 | N/A
Calvin Interim Weblogs
Calvin Interim Weblogs.
January 03, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin ranks first in study abroad
This year, Calvin College topped its category in the annual Open Doors report on International Educational Exchange.
December 23, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Making t-shirts Kalvin Kultural
At the beginning of the fall semester, Nehemiah Chu and Eric Nondahl started a company. At the end of fall semester— two weeks ago, to be exact—that company broke even.
December 17, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
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
Human trafficking awareness week
The Social Justice Coalition is urging the Calvin community to become aware of and act on the unjust practice of human slavery through the first annual Human Trafficking Awareness Week.
December 02, 2008 | Katie Landan
Whipped cream and a whole lot more
There’s a mess of whipped cream cans perched on the front desk of Nordewier-Vanderwerp Hall and no pumpkin pies in sight. This is a dorm service auction, and the whipped cream is meant for faces, not pies.
November 26, 2008 | Allison Graff
Mourning the loss of Ricky Mosher
Calvin mourns the loss of Ricky Mosher.
November 24, 2008 | Phil de Haan
When Adel Abadeer saw an ABC News special on a young boy named Iqbal Masih back in 1994, he couldn't get it out of his head or his heart.
November 21, 2008 | Phil de Haan
Wikki winners selected
The fourth-annual Wikki Stix (sticks of wax-covered yarn) contest wrapped up at noon, Friday, Nov. 14.
November 20, 2008 | Katie Landan