Feature Stories - Summer 2005

Startling Beauty
Heather Gemmen shares her story from rape to reconciliation with the world, which she recorded in her book, Startling Beauty

Heather and Rachael Gemmen
On the Cover

Summer 2005 Spark cover

Online Extras:
Commencement with President George W. Bush will be covered in the September issue. See the Commencement Day coverage and read letters already sent to Spark.

Tom McWhertor

Calvin's Future: Part Five
Continuing a six-part series on Calvin's future, VP Tom McWhertor discusses current enrollment and communicating Calvin to multiple audiences

Presidential Teaching Award
Professor Jim Jadrich compares his work to that of a butler

Jim Jadrich

More Stories
Faith and Learning Award
Sociology professor Henry Holstege honored at Homecoming

Lessons from the Schiavo Case
. Positive outcomes (Hessel Bouma)
. American health care system (Cheryl Brandsen)
. Law of the end of life (Jeffery Tatum)
. Resources for advance care planning (Karen VanderLaan)

Photo Galleries

Emily Post, Class of 2005 Commencement
Commencement chapel, picnic, senior brunch, and ceremony

Class Notes
For privacy reasons, all Class Notes are now posted in KnightVision.

Alumni Profiles
· Melvin Bosma '60
Amin Kawar '86
· Anna Olson '98
· Kelly Haskins Stonerock '89
· Michael Van Woerkom '95

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Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt

Director's Desk
Petra: The Other Amazing Story

Johanna Timmer, pioneer for women's opportunities

Letters to the Editor
Readers' thoughts and insights