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Bratt Receives Teaching Award
After 30 years in the classroom, teaching is still a thrill for Calvin College classics professor Ken Bratt, the 2006 winner of the college's Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
February 20, 2006 | N/A
Student works on Historical Guide
A Calvin College student helped to create the 2008 edition of the Historic Michigan Travel Guide.
October 15, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
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
Calvin student creates hymn-identifying Web site
Ever walk out of church with a song in your heart, the tune on your lips, but no words forthcoming to match the hymn’s melody? Well, thanks to a new development at Hymnary.org, if you can hum it, you can probably find it.
March 12, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
A chorus of old men
A Calvin professor of classical languages has written a new book about the role of old male choruses in Greek drama.
January 06, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Longest-working woman: Barbara Sluiter
In her 56 years as a cataloging librarian, Barbara Sluiter (who died in 2009) probably handled every book in the library.
March 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A 'classic' conference
On Friday, April 8, 2011, nearly 500 classicists and archaeologists met at Calvin’s Prince Conference Center to participate in a host of panels on different aspects of Graeco-Roman antiquity. The panels were part of the 107th meeting of The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS), which took place April 6-9 in Grand Rapids. CAMWS is the second-largest classics association in the country. Calvin College and Grand Valley State University co-sponsored the meeting.
April 11, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
The king, his ring and the temple
A professor and student of classics are researching an ancient Greek text about Solomon and magic.
July 15, 2011 | Jeff Febus , Andrew Knot
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
Calvin's Honors Program names new director
History professor Bruce Berglund takes over the reins as director of Calvin's Honors Program. Classics professor Ken Bratt retired this past May after leading the Honors program for the past 20 years.
June 06, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen
English profs dig deeper into the classics
Two English profs are hoping a fresh perspective on the classics will translate into a deeper understanding of the texts for both them and their students.
May 14, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin remembers Robert Otten
Calvin Classics professor emeritus Robert Otten is remembered for his ability to challenge and attract students to the Classics field of study.
December 12, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Professor dives deep into history of rare manuscript
Meeter Center houses medieval document that is worth $70,000.
October 12, 2015 | Rachel Watson