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The Tree of Life
"He's not an observer in this film. His camera is a participant, a presence. He really wants his viewer to see through his eyes."
July 18, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Video: Covenant Fine Arts Center backstage tour
In this five-minute CFAC tour, check out some of the areas that will likely never be seen by the general public.
July 28, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Michigan Author Award
Professor of English Gary Schmidt was recently named the winner of the 2011 Michigan Author Award. The Library of Michigan and the Michigan Library Association sponsors the award, which honors Michigan writers for their contributions to literature based on an outstanding published body of work.
August 26, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Vampire catechism: heaven, hell and the undead
For English professor Jennifer Williams, vampires have a lot to say about our culture's views on religion and salvation.
September 09, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Calvin grad works with Peruvian weavers' cooperative
A 2007 Calvin grad works with a nonprofit weavers' cooperative in Peru.
October 05, 2011 | Gayle Boss
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
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Teaching the literacies in local schools
Calvin secondary education majors are using games, music, art and other strategies to teach literacy in two local middle schools.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Festival of Faith and Writing 2012
Calvin's biennial Festival of Faith and Writing encourages good writing and tough conversations about faith.
March 16, 2012 | Laurie Lemmen
A student's memory of Dexter, Mich.
A Calvin senior writes about his hometown, which was devastated by a tornado on March 15.
March 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Remembering Henrietta Ten Harmsel
A gifted teacher and scholar, Henrietta Ten Harmsel made room for poetry and won honors for her Dutch translations.
March 16, 2012 | Matt Kucinski and Myrna Anderson
English grad wins on Jeopardy
Cathy Guiles, formerly of the staff of Chimes, recently competed on three episodes of Jeopardy and won two.
March 23, 2012 | 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
Teaching English in Austria
2012 grad Andrew Knot will teach in the town of Linz, funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A $375,000 grant to improve Plaster Creek Watershed
Calvin College has received a $375,000 state grant to further research, education and restoration efforts in the Plaster Creek watershed.
July 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
English students at home in their department
The English department uses soup suppers, retreats, snowball fights and one book to build community.
November 08, 2012 | Amanda Greenhoe
Calvin's student newspaper partners with 'The Rapidian'
Through a local partnership, Calvin's student newspaper gives its writers more experience and a bigger platform for their writing.
December 07, 2012 | David Urban
Interim: The language of the African-American church
Students are learning about preaching, praising, praying and testifying within the black oral tradition.
January 18, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin named Tree Campus USA
Calvin College was recently named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
March 15, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin mourns the loss of Bill Vande Kopple
On Wednesday, July 3, Calvin English professor Bill Vande Kopple died unexpectedly. Vande Kopple, 63, served at Calvin for more than 30 years.
July 05, 2013 | Matt Kucinski