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Recently, Lori Keen, the lab services manager for the biology department was sitting among her colleagues in the Calvin chapel—puzzling over just how long she had worked for Calvin—when she heard Calvin’s president calling her name.
June 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
The Unknown Flower
Dr. Charsie Sawyer, a professor of music at Calvin College, has a deep personal connection to her new album, “The Unknown Flower.”
December 20, 1999 | Phil de Haan
The Visiting Scholars program
Scholars from many disciplines and many countries make Calvin a research home away from home.
February 15, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
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
The Wednesday Wars debuts
The interim class taught by Calvin alum Kirsten Kelly has put The Wednesday Wars onstage.
January 27, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The winning protein
The students in Eric Arnoys' biochem II class choose their favorite protein via a bracket.
May 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The world from a sailboat
Two sisters, a Calvin sophomore and junior, spent a year circumnavigating the globe with their family.
November 08, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Their vocal best
The Calvin College Alumni Choir finished third in the community chorus division
July 02, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Third Annual Regional Business Plan Competition
Calvin senior Jonathan Borak and junior Josiah Gamroth came in third at the Regional Business Plan Competition last Tuesday.
April 16, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Three alums crack top 20 in ArtPrize competition
Carol Roeda, Nicholas Kroeze and Ryan Spencer Reed's works of art have got the public's attention.
October 07, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Tigchelaar: Professor of the Year
Biology professor Peter Tigchelaar wins Professor of the Year.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
Timmerman writes book on advent
A Calvin professor of English has authored a book of meditations for the Advent season.
November 10, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
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
Too much noise for songbirds
"There has been a growing interest in preserving or increasing the biodiversity of songbirds in urban areas."
March 11, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Tray-less is more
Calvin's dining services is working to become green and has started with “Tray-Choice” Tuesdays, intended to promote savings in food, water, energy consumption and waste.
March 20, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Trio of nursing students receive research awards
Three Calvin seniors received awards for their research at the Midwest Nursing Research Society conference this past month.
April 15, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Tugging on Ben Franklin's vest
Founding Father. Discoverer of electricity. Publisher of Poor Richard’s Almanack. Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Any of these serve as an apt descriptor of Benjamin Franklin.
November 06, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Turning tightropes into bridges
Two geology professors collaborate on a book about Christianity and the age of the earth.
October 10, 2008 | Phil de Haan
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