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March is Women’s History Month, and the gender studies minor at Calvin is marking the occasion by featuring three books about gender issues.
March 01, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin names asteroid for Benjamin Banneker
Calvin names asteroid for Benjamin Banneker.
February 19, 2010 | Phil de Haan
High school chapel 101
Calvin education professor Robert Keeley is studying the impact of high school chapel on young people’s faith.
February 05, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Alumna brings high school students to January Series
This year, 25 students from Orion Alternative High School attended a Calvin January Series talk.
January 28, 2010 | Cloud Cray
Sanctuary: Hallowed Space, Holy Place
An exhibition exploring the nature of "sacred space" is a result of art professor Jo-Ann Van Reeuwyk's recent sabbatical.
January 15, 2010 | Cloud Cray
T.R. Reid opens January Series with health care talk
Author and journalist T.R. Reid opened the January Series Wednesday, January 6, 2010 with a discussion about health care.
January 08, 2010 | Allison Graff
January's wakeup call
For five years, Calvin philosophy professor Matt Halteman and art professor Adam Wolpa have collaborated on Wake Up Weekend, the annual winter gathering of local and national animal advocacy organizations to be held January 22 and 23, 2010 .
January 04, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Merry Christmas from Calvin College!
Merry Christmas from Calvin College
December 25, 2009 | na
Happy Thanksgiving from Calvin College
See what Calvin students, faculty and staff are thankful for—plus a few turkeys.
November 19, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Paintings along the way
Speyers has learned all about the pitfalls and the pleasures of painting en plein air or “in the open air” at sites along the California coastline.
November 13, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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
Templeton funds values and virtues in China
Since 2007, Calvin efforts in China have been funded by a $2 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to the Nagel Institute.
October 30, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
This year, Unlearn Week, held from October 4 through 9, includes events about the Obama Administration, cross-racial adoption and the Asian experience.
October 05, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
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
What do a cobra head, China hat and shepherd’s crook all have in common?
October 02, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
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
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
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