Table of Contents

Fall 2011


Faith-Based Hate
A Calvin philosophy professor's conversation about religious tolerance

Is Football Feasible?
Task force examines the possibility of Knights on the gridiron

Psychology professor studies outcomes following international adoption
Summer Research - Calvin professors make the most of the season

Director's Desk

The ninth president

On the Knoll

A blend of toughness and compassion
Jane Hendriksma earns highest staff honor

Biology students garners major EPA research fellowship
Restoration ecology becomes new focus

Commencement honors nearly 900 grads
Class encouraged to live gratefully

HPERDS to kinesiology
Name change reflects broad scope of department

From the Bookshelf

Alumni Profiles

A Canadian version of a Calvin alumni reunion

Handcrafting a life in the Sacred Valley
Kaitlyn Bohlin ’07

Hope after the storm
John ex’75 and Gracie DeGroot Huitsing ex’74

Lake is better
Becky Calsbeek Bell ’92 and Linda Klein Kenney ’82

Pashminas with a purpose
Niki Buitenrust Hettema ’09

Teaching science to young minds--and hearts and bodies
Doug Heetderks ’80 and Robert Heetderks ’55

Telling Yemen's story in the West
James Robin King ’04

Calvin Network

Coach produces new devotional book
Volume focuses on life of Joshua