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The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
The Next Idea
A year in the making, Senior Design Projects push students beyond their engineering disciplines
June 01, 2011 | Myrna DeVries Anderson '00
A homegrown Antigone
A Calvin classics professor adapted the classic Greek play Antigone. A Calvin theater professor is directing it.
October 19, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Beating the challenge
As she has gone from class to class or pushed a dust mop around the floor of the new fieldhouse during the past year, Leondra Fair has gotten used to people recognizing her.
June 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Plantinga wins prestigious Rescher Prize
Alvin Plantinga was named a 2012 winner of a prize that honors the systematic study of philosophy.
December 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Windows to Heaven
A new exhibition from the Center Art Gallery showcases Russian icons.
February 27, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Hampton honors CICW
In early June, John Witvliet and Charsie Sawyer stood onstage before a throng of African-American and white church leaders to accept an award for excellence in church music.
July 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
How do Calvin faculty and staff produce a traditional feast when they travel outside the country?
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Anthropology professor wins leadership award
Mwenda Ntarangwi was honored with the Distinguished Leadership and Scholarship Award from the Association for Africanist Anthropology.
December 03, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
The Forgotten Woman's Bible
Around the turn of the century, Katherine Bushnell, an American doctor working as a medical missionary in China, noticed what she thought were mistranslated passages in the Chinese version of the Bible.
August 24, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin orchestra gets new conductor
Conductor, performer and teacher John Varineau will conduct Calvin's orchestras.
January 29, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Rangeela: a life
In her first year at Calvin, Anne Zaki wanted to leave. Then she pioneered Rangeela.
February 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Schmidt is children's choice
Okay for Now, a novel by English professor Gary Schmidt has won a Children's Choice Book Award.
May 17, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Schmidt a finalist for National Book Award
Okay for Now, the latest young adult novel by Gary Schmidt, could win top honors from the National Book Association.
November 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
One Goldwater, three honorables
Last summer, as Cheri Ackerman was working to isolate a protein, she put in a lot of hours in the “cold room”—one of the walk-in refrigerators in DeVries Hall that are kept at four degrees Celsius (or 39 degrees Fahrenheit).
April 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Bratt earns exemplary teaching award
History professor James Bratt has earned the highest honor that Calvin bestows on a faculty member.
February 14, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Biographies from another era
Part of the homework in psychology 209 is creating the life histories of older adults.
May 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Learning Latin online
In the fall 2010 semester, off-campus students will be able to take Calvin Latin classes online in a new program spearheaded by Professor David Noe.
June 19, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Swim team jumps into first practice in new pool
On January 14, Calvin swimmers and divers officially opened the Venema Aquatic Center.
January 15, 2009 | Myrna Anderson