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Faculty Profile: Daniel Garcia
Calvin CAS and filmmaker Daniel Garcia has made films about child soldiers in Uganda and philanthropists in Grand Rapids.
November 18, 2008 | Katie Landan
Middle schoolers hone writing skills
More than 800 middle school students flocked to Calvin's campus on Thursday, Nov. 13, to attend the sixth-annual Middle School Writer's Workshop.
November 19, 2008 | Katie Landan
Wikki winners selected
The fourth-annual Wikki Stix (sticks of wax-covered yarn) contest wrapped up at noon, Friday, Nov. 14.
November 20, 2008 | Katie Landan
Whipped cream and a whole lot more
There’s a mess of whipped cream cans perched on the front desk of Nordewier-Vanderwerp Hall and no pumpkin pies in sight. This is a dorm service auction, and the whipped cream is meant for faces, not pies.
November 26, 2008 | Allison Graff
Human trafficking awareness week
The Social Justice Coalition is urging the Calvin community to become aware of and act on the unjust practice of human slavery through the first annual Human Trafficking Awareness Week.
December 02, 2008 | Katie Landan
Christmas by hand
Erin O’Connor Garcia decided to make all of her Christmas gifts this year. Then she decided to expand on that idea and give others an opportunity to do the same.
December 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Memorial service celebrates William Spoelhof's legacy
“It seemed that he had inverted the order of importance, and it was the undergraduates, the young, the unaccomplished who mattered most,” said Abraham Van Engen of former Calvin president William Spoelhof.
December 10, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Making t-shirts Kalvin Kultural
At the beginning of the fall semester, Nehemiah Chu and Eric Nondahl started a company. At the end of fall semester— two weeks ago, to be exact—that company broke even.
December 17, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin Interim Weblogs
Calvin Interim Weblogs.
January 03, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Discovering God's path
Whether peering through a telescope, strumming a guitar, or climbing to the top of a cliff, Calvin students are discovering the paths God has planned for them and developing gifts and talents doing God's work.
January 06, 2009 | N/A
January Series 2009: Church and state in Calvinist Geneva
Law and liberty. Church and state. These are the things held in a constant balancing act in John Calvin’s Geneva, said John Witte, Jr. in his lecture that opened the 22nd -annual January Series this week.
January 08, 2009 | Allison Graff
Interim 2009: The lying life of the spy
A fact-finding session began the opening class of the interim “Spies, Lies and National Security.” Professor Bill Stevenson, the mastermind of the class, was training his students to gather information. He was teaching them, in fact, to be spies.
January 09, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex opens doors
On January 7, 2009, another milestone in Calvin athletics was marked as the men’s and women’s basketball teams returned to campus for their first games in the new Van Noord Arena.
January 13, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Interim 2009: What’s for Dinner?
During interim, some students get acquainted with the theology of growing and eating vegetables.
January 14, 2009 | Ashleigh Draft
January Series 2009: Lincoln, the standard
Less than a week from the inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, one of the country’s premiere scholars on presidential history, Richard Norton Smith, was on Calvin’s campus as part of the 2009 January Series.
January 15, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
January Series 2009: A new model for African AIDS research
A world authority on the AIDS pandemic visits Calvin College's January Series and speaks about the misconceptions associated with the virus.
January 16, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin staff member heads for inauguration
A Calvin staff member is taking a long weekend to visit her brother and niece in Washington D.C. and to attend a historical event: the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama.
January 16, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
March, chapel, more mark MLK Day
Calvin Chapel honors MLK Day.
January 20, 2009 | Phill de Haan
Interim 2009: Handling disaster
CAS professor Patric Spence teaching the class titled “Handling Disaster.” Topics for the 15 days included everything from crisis management planning to emergency communication.
January 21, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Students gather to watch inauguration
Over 100 Calvin students, faculty and staff gathered in the Commons Lecture Hall on Tuesday morning to watch the historic inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama.
January 23, 2009 | Katie Landan