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Elections and the God gap
Corwin Smidt, professor of political science and director of Calvin's Paul B. Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics, has a new book coming out in January 2010 titled “The Disappearing God Gap? Religion in the 2008 Presidential Election.”
October 02, 2009 | Phil de Haan
A silent retreat
On Friday evening, October 2, a contingent of Calvin students, faculty, staff, spouses and friends will drive down to Camp Geneva in Holland, Mich. For the 24 hours that follow, they’re going to practice being very, very quiet.
October 02, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
What do a cobra head, China hat and shepherd’s crook all have in common?
October 02, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
All about ArtPrize
From September 23 through October 10, Grand Rapids will serve as an art gallery to the world because of ArtPrize, the radically open art competition created by 2004 Calvin alumnus Rick DeVos and his staff.
September 25, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Mud Bowl in Knollcrest East
Last weekend, Calvin students threw down the athletic challenge in a mud bath.
September 18, 2009 | na
A gathering of firsts
It was a year of firsts for Convocation 2009 at Calvin College
September 11, 2009 | Phil de Haan
An art history mystery
In 2007, neurologist and 1955 alumnus Cornelis “Kees” Van Nuis, donated 16 paintings to the permanent collection at Calvin College
August 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Campaign for Calvin exceeds $150 million goal
Calvin College concluded the second major fundraising campaign in its 133-year history on June 30, 2009, raising $155 million. The total bested the original $150 million goal announced in September 2007.
July 31, 2009 | Phil de Haan
From bug hunting to belly flopping, filtering to formatting, kids of all ages are finding plenty to keep them busy this summer at Calvin.
July 24, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Hitting the streets
When six students from Calvin’s Center for Social Research (CSR) hit the streets of Kent County, they’re mistaken for everything from tax collectors to door-to-door salespeople.
July 17, 2009 | Allison Graff
Calvin celebrates its namesake's 500th
Calvin College will celebrate a milestone birthday in honor of its namesake, John Calvin, this week.
July 08, 2009 | Allison Graff
Student athletes give back
See how Calvin College student athletes go beyond the court to build stronger relationships with each other and with the Grand Rapids community.
June 26, 2009 | Matt Kucinscki
Faculty Profile: Jeff Winkle
Young Jeff Winkle had a life-altering experience via a 1981 hit movie. “I remember very distinctly in the early ‘80s my mom took me to see Clash of the Titans ...”
June 26, 2009 | Matt Decker
The audience choice
Three Calvin media production majors created a superhero with an unusual superpower for their entry in this year’s 48 Hour Film Project.
June 23, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim
Taiwanese professor of German Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim has written a cutting-edge German textbook.
June 19, 2009 | Matt Decker
Calvin uses Facebook and other marketing tools as a way for alumni to reconnect to the college and old friends and classmates.
June 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Faith and adolescence
Calvin psychology professors Laura DeHaan and Julie Yonker research faith-formation in adolescents.
June 19, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin students Jodi Unema and Josh Garone work as summer preserve stewards in Calvin's 90-acre Ecosystem Preserve and dive into some bird-monitoring right after the 08-09 school year was done.
June 12, 2009 | Allison Graff
Faculty Profile: Roland Hoksbergen
A look at professor of economics and international development studies Roland Hoksbergen.
June 12, 2009 | Matt Decker
Providing a firm foundation
On Wednesday, June 10, director of foundation relations Lois Konyndyk became the eighth staff member in Calvin College history to be honored with the William Spoelhof Lifetime Achievement Award.
June 10, 2009 | Myrna Anderson