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Rare asteroid finally gets a name
Calvin student Josh Vanderhill and Professor Larry Molnar discovered an asteroid and had the opportunity to name it.
August 28, 2008 | Katie Landan
Calvin's other Newbery winner
The story of the most awarded writer ever to graduate from Calvin College, Meindert De Jong.
August 22, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Living and learning in new van Reken Hall
The newly finished van Reken Hall is dedicated to creating living-learning communities.
August 22, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Volleyball team opens new facility
The Calvin volleyball team opened its season in new surroundings as the team held its first official practice—nearly six hours long—on August 16 in the new Huizenga Tennis and Track Center on campus.
August 22, 2008 | Bruce Van Baren
Sea to Sea tour rolls into – and out of – town
Sea to Sea bicycle tour rolls into Grand Rapids.
August 22, 2008 | Matt Kucinski , Allison Graff
Christian Psychology online
A psychology professor and a counselor co-author a book on the integration of faith and the teaching of psychology.
August 18, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Keeping Asia at the forefront
When Calvin College established an Asian Studies minor in 2001, professor of history Dan Bays, an Asia specialist, said simply: “Ignorance of Asia is not an option for the 21st century."
August 15, 2008 | Phil DeHaan
To China—with the help of a Gilman
Cottingham, an information systems major and Chinese language minor, recently landed a $4,500 scholarship from the Benjamin A. Gilman Foundation to fund his China studies
August 15, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Ruth Groenhout
A closer look at professor of philosophy Ruth Groenhout.
August 15, 2008 | Katie Landan
A median improvement
The effort to make over the median is being spearheaded by supervisor of landscape operations Bob Speelman. It is the first of several landscaping installments on the stretch of M-37 median between the west and east sides of the Calvin campus.
August 11, 2008 | Katie Landan
Faculty Profile: Matt Heun
Voyaging to Mars. Preventing ozone depletion. Achieving carbon-neutrality.
August 08, 2008 | Katie Landan
Halteman's journey extends to Oxford
As a fellow of the Oxford enterprise, Halteman hopes to continue raising awareness about farm animals, particularly those raised in factory farm settings.
August 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Professor emeritus Edward Ericson, Jr. reflects on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In 1983, Solzhenitsyn collaborated with Ericson on an abridgment of “The Gulag Archipelago,” a partnership that allowed the Calvin professor to stay with the author at his Vermont home. Ericson is currently editing a collection of Solzhenitsyn essays, which will soon be translated into Russian.
August 05, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Kapitula recently earned a $142,969 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on superatoms.
August 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Sergio da Silva
Calvin psychology professor Sergio da Silva conducts research that puts people to sleep.
August 01, 2008 | Katie Landan
Luncheon celebrates student research
The annual summer luncheon is orchestrated to help students connect with those who help fund their research fellowships. Professors working with research fellows come, too, to celebrate the opportunities Calvin students have to do get hands-on experience in their academic fields.
August 01, 2008 | Allison Graff
Faculty profile: Jeff Tatum
Lawyer turned professor is a common enough story. But Calvin professor of sociology Jeff Tatum’s story is anything but common—he was not supposed to survive a traumatic brain injury he got as a toddler.
July 25, 2008 | Katie Landan
Time capsule unearthed amidst fieldhouse construction
Construction workers at the site of the new Spoelhof Athletic Complex uncovered something other than dirt and old brick this week. As the date stone of 1964—the year the fieldhouse was completed—was carefully removed, a dented metal box was found behind the 44-year-old piece of concrete.
July 24, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
After graduation, the road less traveled
Jon Cooper was one of the many employment-seeking engineering seniors who received job offers before graduation this spring.
July 18, 2008 | Katie Landan
Christian art beyond the borders
Two Calvin professors joined colleagues from other Christian universities for a two-week trip to Indonesia that both said will impact their teaching and their scholarship for years to come.
July 18, 2008 | Phil de Haan