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String Summit kicks off
From August 19–24, high school and college students will participate in the fifth-annual Calvin String Summit, a six-day intensive camp for advanced string musicians. Calvin invites members of the community to enjoy two free events during the summit.
August 06, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
Studying the Olympics in England
Students got to research the Olympics up close and personal on a Calvin semester abroad in York.
August 03, 2012 | Jeff Febus , Mitch Blankespoor
Seventeen guidance counselors from 10 U.S. states cycled through campus on Monday, July 2 commencing the 2012 ‘Tour d’Admission,” a nearly annual trip that began in 2002 with Taylor Smith, then a counselor at Episcopal High School in Jacksonville, Fla., combining his love for cycling with his day job of visiting colleges during the summer.
July 05, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
A final farewell
The Calvin community gathered on Monday, June 25, to express their gratitude to Gaylen and Susan Byker.
June 25, 2012 | Myrna Anderson and Matt Kucinski
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Q&A: A Christian approach to teaching languages
Calvin professors of German, French and Chinese discuss how foreign language pedagogy has changed and how to teach a language Christian-ly.
June 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
2012 Commencement Week video
Art shows, engineering projects, senior breakfast, nurse pinning, teacher commissioning, the last handshake.
June 12, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Schmidt is children's choice
Okay for Now, a novel by English professor Gary Schmidt has won a Children's Choice Book Award.
May 17, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Filmmakers, composers, artists: a collaboration
Music student composed the scores and graphic arts students created the look for Calvin student films.
May 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
Talking about faith
“This is a festival made for me. I don’t often get to talk about things like faith.” Luis Alberto Urrea, a Mexican American poet, novelist and essayist talked about his experience as a presenter at the 2012 Festival of Faith and Writing.
May 02, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Dancing for Ghana
“Huemanity,” a dance group from Calvin College, took first place at a Global Outreach Show held at Ohio Wesleyan University (OWU) on April 7. The group—made up of eight Calvin students—won $500 for their routine to techno and dubstep music.
May 02, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
The Nazi Titanic
"British and American bombers [were] coming over day and night, the Stalingrad defeat [was] clear to everybody. So the film just [didn't] look propagandistically good."
April 23, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
The Book of the Dun Cow
The Calvin Theatre Company has adapted a play from Walter Wangerin's award-winning novel.
April 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
Raising awareness of North Korea's refugees
Students from the organization Liberty in North Korea plan a multi-part event to spotlight the situation in North Korea.
April 10, 2012 | Phil de Haan
Four out of 300
Four Calvin professors from four different disciplines were numbered among "The 300 Best Professors" from the Princeton Review.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Second-annual Banff Mountain Film Festival at Calvin
For the second year in a row, the Banff Mountain Film Festival is coming to Calvin College.
April 05, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Uptown Kitchen opens
"I don't know in school if I ever thought I would do this so soon."
March 30, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
English grad wins on Jeopardy
Cathy Guiles, formerly of the staff of Chimes, recently competed on three episodes of Jeopardy and won two.
March 23, 2012 | Myrna Anderson