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The king, his ring and the temple
A professor and student of classics are researching an ancient Greek text about Solomon and magic.
July 15, 2011 | Jeff Febus , Andrew Knot
The Nazi Titanic
"British and American bombers [were] coming over day and night, the Stalingrad defeat [was] clear to everybody. So the film just [didn't] look propagandistically good."
April 23, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
The Next Idea
A year in the making, Senior Design Projects push students beyond their engineering disciplines
June 01, 2011 | Myrna DeVries Anderson '00
The Prophets' Chamber welcomes theologians from around the world
A new program by Calvin's Nagel Institute of World Christianity provides hospitable space for visiting theology scholars.
September 16, 2015 | Gina de Haan
The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
The SFC: Educating the whole student
The new Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex finally opened its doors in January. Find out the impact this new facility will have on academics, athletics, health and recreation and so many more aspects of Calvin College.
February 13, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
The Tree of Life
"He's not an observer in this film. His camera is a participant, a presence. He really wants his viewer to see through his eyes."
July 18, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Recently, Lori Keen, the lab services manager for the biology department was sitting among her colleagues in the Calvin chapel—puzzling over just how long she had worked for Calvin—when she heard Calvin’s president calling her name.
June 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
The Visiting Scholars program
Scholars from many disciplines and many countries make Calvin a research home away from home.
February 15, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
The Wednesday Wars comes to life
A 1995 Calvin alum is adapting English professor Gary Schmidt's Newbery Honor-winning book as a play.
November 11, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
The winning protein
The students in Eric Arnoys' biochem II class choose their favorite protein via a bracket.
May 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Third Annual Regional Business Plan Competition
Calvin senior Jonathan Borak and junior Josiah Gamroth came in third at the Regional Business Plan Competition last Tuesday.
April 16, 2012 | Madeline Tracy
Tigchelaar: Professor of the Year
Biology professor Peter Tigchelaar wins Professor of the Year.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
To China—with the help of a Gilman
Cottingham, an information systems major and Chinese language minor, recently landed a $4,500 scholarship from the Benjamin A. Gilman Foundation to fund his China studies
August 15, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Too much noise for songbirds
"There has been a growing interest in preserving or increasing the biodiversity of songbirds in urban areas."
March 11, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Traveling a sustainable path
At the fifth biennial Sustainability Summit, faculty, staff and students examined ongoing and potential programs with environmental benefits for Calvin.
June 09, 2015 | Gina de Haan
Trio of nursing students receive research awards
Three Calvin seniors received awards for their research at the Midwest Nursing Research Society conference this past month.
April 15, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
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
Turning tightropes into bridges
Two geology professors collaborate on a book about Christianity and the age of the earth.
October 10, 2008 | Phil de Haan
Two $200,000 grants for improving teacher quality
Calvin faculty are working with teachers from area schools to improve their teaching of writing, math.
April 11, 2013 | Myrna Anderson