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Tugging on Ben Franklin's vest
Founding Father. Discoverer of electricity. Publisher of Poor Richard’s Almanack. Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Any of these serve as an apt descriptor of Benjamin Franklin.
November 06, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
In praise of Dutch women
The Dutch women who emigrated to the U.S. built strong families and communities.
February 27, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Faculty Profile: James K.A. Smith
Professor James K.A. Smith was born to high school dropouts who weren't very religious. He became one of the most prominent Christian scholars in our culture.
July 30, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
New global partnership opens another door for pre-health students
In his new role at Calvin, Larry Gerbens is leveraging his 30 years of medical experience to open up new opportunities for students.
January 06, 2015 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Adam Wolpa
Adam Wolpa draws on his experiences in food service to create his art.
August 05, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Rangeela explores cultures behind performances
The annual international student variety show showcased music, dance, drama and poetry from countries around the globe.
March 05, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Philosophy prof reaches new audience
Lee Hardy taught a Christian ethics course at Handlon Correctional Facility in Ionia as part of a ministry program Calvin Seminary offers for the inmates.
April 21, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Perkins Fellows serving during spring break
Twenty-nine students are headed to Jackson, Miss., during spring break on one of Calvin's 10 service-oriented spring break trips.
March 19, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Joel Westra
Joel Westra’s path to becoming a political science professor began from a childhood fascination with maps and militaries.
June 21, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin adds Chinese education major and minor
Calvin's new program will help meet a high demand for Chinese language teachers in the state of Michigan and beyond.
July 03, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Prof compares Aquinas' view of the afterlife with Twilight
Philosophy professor Christina Van Dyke is taking a closer look at what Aquinas had to say about the humans in the afterlife to see if it matches up with his ideas about life on earth.
October 31, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Marilyn and Jason Stansbury
Calvin business professors Marilyn and Jason Stansbury got the president of Calvin College's blessing before they got married.
August 14, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faith and International Development Conference starts global conversations
Attendees discuss global issues from a faith perspective at the Faith and International Development Conference.
February 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Won Lee
Calvin religion professor Won Lee considers teaching his ministry.
July 19, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Maria Rodriguez
Calvin Spanish professor Maria Rodriguez trusted in God's plan even when the odds were stacked against her.
July 16, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Spanish prof uncovers history by preserving newspapers
Ed Miller is working to bring forgotten 19th century Afro-Argentine newspapers to the public through a web archive.
August 13, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin professor named Grand Rapids poet laureate
In April, Calvin English professor Lew Klatt will begin his three-year term as poet laureate for the Grand Rapids area.
March 11, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Jeanne Nienhuis wins Spoelhof Award
Jeanne Nienhuis is the recipient of the 2013 Spoelhof Award—the highest honor any Calvin staff member can receive.
June 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Old classics meet modern technology at CCEL
Calvin computer science students bring classic religious texts and hymns into the digital age.
August 13, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Senate initiative connects students with local congregations
More than 120 churches representing 27 denominations are included in the recently launched online church directory.
September 25, 2014 | Grace Ruiter