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Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
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
The economic impact of year-round schooling
A professor-student duo researches the economics of studying all the year 'round.
June 24, 2011 | 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
Calvin profs at forefront of national conversation on defining economic success
In their new book, two Calvin professors are urging scientists and policymakers to look Beyond GDP in defining economic success in an age of resource depletion.
February 13, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale , Matt Kucinski
Calvin students track trees in the Ecosystem Preserve
Every five years a team of students and professors survey the 3-4,000 trees in the college's Ecosystem Preserve, recording each tree’s location, type, diameter, health and height.
September 17, 2014 | 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
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
Faculty Profile: Adam Wolpa
Adam Wolpa draws on his experiences in food service to create his art.
August 05, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Faculty Profile: Elisha Marr
Calvin sociology professor Elisha Marr is raising awareness about stereotypes in the media one class at a time.
June 25, 2013 | 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
English profs dig deeper into the classics
Two English profs are hoping a fresh perspective on the classics will translate into a deeper understanding of the texts for both them and their students.
May 14, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Semester in D.C. opens new doors for students
Seniors Ryan Struyk and Cristina Ureña used Calvin's semester program in Washington, D.C. as a springboard to future internship and job opportunities.
May 20, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin professor named Grand Rapids poet laureate
Professor Lew Klatt is on a three-year term as Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, starting April 2014.
March 11, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Graduating with honors
For Rachel Hekman, receiving a medal at Honors Convocation was the realization of a dream that began back in high school.
April 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
New kiln expands artistic opportunities
Calvin will replace its 40-year old kiln with a technologically advanced, easy-to-use and energy-efficient gas reduction fire kiln.
October 30, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin Young Women's Business Institute inspires attendees
The Young Women's Business Institute gave high school junior and senior girls a chance to explore careers in business.
July 23, 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
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