Feature Stories - Summer 2006

Mayom's Long Walk
From the horrors of war to the struggle for an education, 'Lost Boy' Mayom Bol Achuk continues his journey at Calvin

Mayom Bol Achuk
On the Cover

Summer 2006 Spark cover


Meet Calvin's new faculty for 2006-07

Calvin's Knollcrest campus is now 50 years old!

Chimes spoof not allowed in print this year (see Letters)

Erica Leep '05, business major

A Wise Investment
Changes in the economics and business department pay big dividends

A Classic Teacher
After 30 years in the classroom, teaching is still a thrill for Calvin College classics prof Ken Bratt

Ken Bratt

More Stories
Kirsten Kelly: Promoting a Homegrown Stalk-umentary

Dr. Wally Bratt: Faith & Learning Award

Mark Vander Wal: Calvin student presents research on pulling forces in DNA molecules

Spark Online Links
· Calvin sports
· Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning
· Annual fund gifts
· Global Worship

Photo Galleries

Spring Classic photos Calvin Spring Classic 5k Run/Walk
Alumni event at Ford FieldCalvin Around Town at Detroit's Ford Field
Calvin Around Town at the Grand Rapids Art Museum Calvin Around Town at the Mysteries of Egypt exhibit
Airband photosAirband includes Presidents Byker and Spoelhof
Cold Knight Club photos Cold Knight Club — Over 200 students jump!

Class Notes
For privacy reasons, all Class Notes are now posted in the "Alumni Association Members" organization in KnightVision.

Alumni Profiles
· Frank DeVos '50
· Linda Hertel Dykstra '66
· Jorge Fernandez '70
· Todd Martinez '89
· Barb Bandstra Newman '84
· Norman Vandervelde '93 & Jeannie Merkel '95
· Ken Van Dyken '04

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African Americans in the Furniture City by Randal Jelks

Career Comment
Small office, big impact

Director's Desk
Becky Weima's cool college

Letters to the Editor
Readers respond to Spark stories and Chimes spoof matter

Nathan Plantinga: Perfect preparation

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