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Thanksgiving memories and reflections
Calvin community reflects on Thanksgiving.
November 19, 2009 | N/A
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
Calvin men triumph in MIAA
Calvin men triumph in MIAA
November 11, 2009 | na
New enrollment VP recruits ambassadors
Everyone is an ambassador for Calvin, says new enrollment VP Russ Bloem.
November 06, 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
Volleyball plays in front of record crowd
Last Wednesday night, 2,700 fans came together to watch the Calvin-Hope women's volleyball rivalry play out—setting an NCAA Division III regular season single-match attendance record.
October 30, 2009 | N/A
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
A silent retreat
On Friday evening, October 2, a contingent of Calvin students, faculty, staff, spouses and friends will drive down to Camp Geneva in Holland, Mich. For the 24 hours that follow, they’re going to practice being very, very quiet.
October 02, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
What do a cobra head, China hat and shepherd’s crook all have in common?
October 02, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
All about ArtPrize
From September 23 through October 10, Grand Rapids will serve as an art gallery to the world because of ArtPrize, the radically open art competition created by 2004 Calvin alumnus Rick DeVos and his staff.
September 25, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Mud Bowl in Knollcrest East
Last weekend, Calvin students threw down the athletic challenge in a mud bath.
September 18, 2009 | na
A gathering of firsts
It was a year of firsts for Convocation 2009 at Calvin College
September 11, 2009 | Phil de Haan
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
Campaign for Calvin exceeds $150 million goal
Calvin College concluded the second major fundraising campaign in its 133-year history on June 30, 2009, raising $155 million. The total bested the original $150 million goal announced in September 2007.
July 31, 2009 | Phil de Haan
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
Calvin celebrates its namesake's 500th
Calvin College will celebrate a milestone birthday in honor of its namesake, John Calvin, this week.
July 08, 2009 | Allison Graff
Student athletes give back
See how Calvin College student athletes go beyond the court to build stronger relationships with each other and with the Grand Rapids community.
June 26, 2009 | Matt Kucinscki