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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
Faculty Profile: Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim
Taiwanese professor of German Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim has written a cutting-edge German textbook.
June 19, 2009 | Matt Decker
Faith and adolescence
Calvin psychology professors Laura DeHaan and Julie Yonker research faith-formation in adolescents.
June 19, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin students Jodi Unema and Josh Garone work as summer preserve stewards in Calvin's 90-acre Ecosystem Preserve and dive into some bird-monitoring right after the 08-09 school year was done.
June 12, 2009 | Allison Graff
Faculty Profile: Roland Hoksbergen
A look at professor of economics and international development studies Roland Hoksbergen.
June 12, 2009 | Matt Decker
More to come...
The new 124,000-square-foot space, re-named the Covenant Fine Arts Center, will incorporate English and music department offices
June 05, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Gift to all
Daniel Garcia spent two years filming conversations with 32 local philanthropists. From those conversations he created a documentary titled “The Gift of All: A Community of Givers.”
May 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Professor of the Year: Cal Jen
The Professor of the Year is selected through a vote of the Calvin graduating class. Jen, a business professor, is the 12th winner of the award.
May 22, 2009 | Matt Decker
Pinning and commissioning
Calvin nurses and teachers get a final send-off in two end-of-year ceremonies.
May 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Fulbright times four for Calvin
Professors Janel Curry and David Hoekema, and a Calvin senior Eric Bratt all have been named 2009-2010 Fulbright Scholar selectees.
May 14, 2009 | Phil de Haan