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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
The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Pinning and commissioning
Calvin nurses and teachers get a final send-off in two end-of-year ceremonies.
May 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Interim: Around the world
Check out video of the "Amazing Race" and Galapagos-Amazonia. And read student blogs from India, Hawaii and more.
January 28, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Quechuan film enjoys Hollywood moment
Hope of the Quechua filmed by Calvin CAS professor Brian Fuller was shown at the Arpa International Film Festival, held October 24–26, at Grauman’s Egyptian Theater.
October 31, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
No marks for trying
Seniors Kurt Van Allsburg and Betsy Sneller created propaganda to convince their fellow students to fill out course evaluations.
May 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
TeCreate teaches the joy of programming
Computer science profs are teaching local middle and high school students programming logic.
October 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Plantinga wins prestigious Rescher Prize
Alvin Plantinga was named a 2012 winner of a prize that honors the systematic study of philosophy.
December 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Behind the fireworks: Louters is exemplary teacher
He's a teacher, scholar, mentor and biochem pioneer who traffics in flaming soap bubbles.
February 08, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
Inaugural exhibition: 90 Years of Collecting
The exhibition created for President Le Roy's inauguration tells the history of collecting at Calvin.
October 17, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Showing their stuff
In a cubicle in the Engineering Building, senior engineering student Tom Kok is holding the prototype of a little airplane that needs some work: “How is it going to fly without any wings?” asks Calvin engineering professor David Wunder.
May 06, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A with a young author
One attendee at the biennial Young Author's Festival talks about the writing life.
April 23, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Eat that book
Hekman Library sponsored the first-ever edible Book Festival.
March 26, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
How do Calvin faculty and staff produce a traditional feast when they travel outside the country?
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Meeter Center hosts institute for high school teachers
In 16th-century France, Protestants and Catholics living in the same village wrestled with questions like the following: what if your Protestant grandson wants to marry a Catholic girl? High school teachers will have the opportunity to wrestle with these and other related questions via “Making Sense of the Reformation.”
September 01, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Senior Wins Prestigious Writing Award
A Calvin College senior has won the first prize in the fiction division of the 2005-2006 Conference on Christianity and Literature Student Writing Contest.
May 16, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
A gift to the Meeter Center
A Reformation scholar donated his entire research collection—more than 2,500 volumes—to the Meeter Center.
October 27, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A scholar in refuge
Zimbabwean professor Richard Nenge has found a temporary home at Calvin through the Scholar Rescue Fund program.
January 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Student lands prestigious theological fellowship
A fellowship from the Fund for Theological Education is helping Daniel Camacho to fulfill his call to the ministry.
May 20, 2011 | Myrna Anderson