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Deur goes out on top
Breaking records has become a habit for Deur, who not only holds Calvin records in both the one- and three-meter events for six and 11 dives, but also holds both MIAA records.
March 23, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Quadruple champ in triple jump has single goal for nationals
Calvin's best-ever triple jumper talks about her goals.
May 15, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Hamersma gets toes tapping with first album
“It was after my retirement that I was inspired to attempt this project,” said Hamersma, 79, of his first recording. “Since I now have time to practice regularly, I play better.”
October 24, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
What do a cobra head, China hat and shepherd’s crook all have in common?
October 02, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
CIT launches e-mail initiative
Calvin’s information technology department has developed a new software program that effectively turns nasty e-mails into pleasant and polite e-mails thus eliminating the need for retraction from a recipient’s mailbox and sender’s remorse.
April 01, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
First-year diver makes big splash
Freshman diver Andy Krafft is already breaking records. Watch him dive.
February 17, 2011 | 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
Bringing the station wagon back to life
A new Calvin faculty member's documentary about the station wagon is up for an Emmy.
April 11, 2013 | Lynn Rosendale
Time capsule unearthed amidst fieldhouse construction
Construction workers at the site of the new Spoelhof Athletic Complex uncovered something other than dirt and old brick this week. As the date stone of 1964—the year the fieldhouse was completed—was carefully removed, a dented metal box was found behind the 44-year-old piece of concrete.
July 24, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Students learn skills, tricks and shortcuts for streamlining every area of their lives.
January 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Mapping Calvin's trees
Calvin biology and GIS classes have inventoried every tree on campus. One student made an online map.
September 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Good Knight! Calvin gets a new mascot
In the fall of 2008 the idea of a new mascot became a serious project for student senate. “Student senate has had a mandate to get a new mascot for about five years,” said student senate president Jared Rispens.
February 10, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
CERF celebrates milestones
Since its establishment in 2009, the Calvin Energy Recovery Fund has saved one million kilowatt-hours of electricity, 1.5 million gallons of water and $100,000, with more projects on the way.
May 06, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
January Series 2009: Lincoln, the standard
Less than a week from the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, one of the country’s premiere scholars on presidential history, Richard Norton Smith, was on Calvin’s campus as part of the 2009 January Series.
January 15, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
A stunning voice from Madagascar.
November 20, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
John Calvin's 504th birthday
Making his grand entrance atop a green John Deere tractor, chaplain emeritus Dale Cooper took on the role of John Calvin at his 504th birthday party.
July 11, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
GR Walks app puts history in your hands
Calvin alum Josh Leo developed GR Walks, a new walking tour app. He worked with Calvin students to develop tours of Eastown and Heritage Hill-North.
July 12, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Service-Learning Center celebrates 50 years
The students who planted roots of service-learning at Calvin back in the 1960's, joined with a half-century worth of volunteers to celebrate the milestone anniversary.
June 18, 2014 | 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