Feature Stories - Spring 2003

Compassionate Precision
"Avi called. There's two transplants tomorrow." That is how Kim Olthoff '82 remembers being greeted by her husband at the airport.

Kim Olthoff '82
On the Cover

The Spark Spring 2003

Support Calvin
There are many ways alums can support Calvin as "Calvin ambassadors"


Syne Bierma, U.S. Air Force

Saving Private Memories
Elisa Ridolphi was surprised when one of the course texts for her freshman English class was The Second World War.

Dead Sea Scrolls
Calvin-related scholars played a key roll in bringing the Dead Sea Scrolls to Grand Rapids.

Dead Sea Scroll fragment

More Stories
Personal Portraits
Family influences Tim Lowly's art

The Present Tense
Devotional by Stu Greydanus '72

Outstanding Service Awards
A Grateful Heart: Jane Brasser
Umlauts to Semicolons: Wally Bratt

Building an online alumni community

The January Series 2003
15 days of free liberal arts education

Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning
Senior citizens go to school at Calvin

Photo Galleries
Lisa Bearss & Kimberly Rozema - South Bend, Ind.The Game 2003
Alums around North America cheer for the Knights

Cold Knight Club memberCold Knight Club
Students' annual dip into the frozen waters of the Sem Pond

Telescope InstallationTelescope Installation
A new telescope is installed in the Calvin Observatory dome

Class Notes
Heritage 50's 60's 70's 80's 90's 00's

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1,000 Words
A photo essay

Making Time for God

Calvin Sports
Fall 2002 sports recap

Director's Desk
Lew Smedes: A friend first

The first Hekman Library

In Memoriam
Remembering Lewis Smedes

In the Spotlight
Tom and Marge Hoogeboom

Letters to the Editor
Readers' thoughts and insights