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Interning at Berlin Raceway
When Brent Schuster was a little kid, he dreamed of playing for the Denver Nuggets; he still dreams of being on the professional basketball team’s payroll—but in a slightly different capacity.
August 30, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
The Forgotten Woman's Bible
Around the turn of the century, Katherine Bushnell, an American doctor working as a medical missionary in China, noticed what she thought were mistranslated passages in the Chinese version of the Bible.
August 24, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Speyers paints fair poster
A painting done by Frank Speyers was chosen as the official poster of a fair.
August 24, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Partnering with Young Life
Calvin College and ministry organization Young Life (YL) are partnering to encourage students in their spiritual growth.
August 20, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Felch honored for book
The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women has honored Calvin English professor Susan Felch with the 2010 Translation or Teaching Edition prize for her book Elizabeth I and Her Age (2009)
August 19, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Calvin earns high marks from U.S. News & World Report
Calvin College ranks near the top of the list in a handful of categories in U.S. News & World Report's 2011 edition of Best Colleges.
August 18, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Atop St. Adalbert's Basilica
On a recent Friday evening, Michael Rodriguez left his keys behind at work. His workplace was locked. It was also 150 feet in the air—at the top of the scaffolding that currently runs alongside the south bell tower of the Basilica of St. Adalbert.
August 16, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
A trio of new directors
Cindy Kok is the new director of the Broene Counseling Center at Calvin College. Kok ’92, a certified social worker and clinical psychologist, replaces outgoing director Randy Wolthuis.
August 11, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Faculty Profile: Randall Bytwerk
Randall Bytwerk is a professor of communication arts and sciences. He is also the creator and maintainer of the German Propaganda Archive, the number one hit in a Google search for "Nazi propaganda”—a hit that even appears above Wikipedia’s entry on the subject and draws in over a million visitors every year.
August 11, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Lew Klatt wins Iowa poetry prize
Lew Klatt thought that completing his latest poetry collection was the start of a long process...
August 09, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Interning at Airbus
Traveling abroad was never something Steven Brink found particularly appealing.
August 09, 2010 | Phil de Haan
Calvin College chaplain emeritus Dale Cooper is taking his ministry online.
August 06, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Putting media with ministry
A passion for ministry and for communication have landed soon-to-be Calvin College senior Brian Speelman with summer internships with ReFrame Media—the English-language ministries of the Back to God Hour Ministries International, located in Palos Heights, Illinois.
August 02, 2010 | Jeff Febus
Hampton honors CICW
In early June, John Witvliet and Charsie Sawyer stood onstage before a throng of African-American and white church leaders to accept an award for excellence in church music.
July 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Douglas Vander Griend
Calvin inorganic chemistry professor Douglas Vander Griend makes shapes with molecules.
July 26, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Post spill: an intern in Florida
Biology grad Amanda Hoffmeyer researches wildlife in Merrit Island Refuge.
July 26, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Interning at Meijer Gardens
Heather Sanderson, a senior elementary education major, is an intern at Meijer Gardens this summer. One of her responsibilities involves helping to run the Kids' Tram. Ride along on one of Sanderson's recent tours.
July 20, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin mourns the loss of Jim Penning
“He was a very good political scientist and one of the nicest men I’ve ever met."
July 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Amy Surbatovich
A pair of Lilly Grad Fellows
Calvin alums Hannah Bormann '09 and Robert Zandstra '08 have been selected as Lilly Graduate Fellows for 2010-2013
July 12, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Managing the mowers
They had 28 applicants, and Paul Campbell and Tyler Smies knew what they were looking for: kids who could make eye contact; kids who could make conversation; kids who could show up on time.
July 09, 2010 | Myrna Anderson