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Calvin biology professor receives grant to study ants’ guts
John Wertz has spent his career studying “good” bacteria and was recently awarded $479,000 from the National Science Foundation to continue his research.
August 26, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin remembers Al Gebben
A woodsman at heart, a botanist by profession, Alan Gebben spent 38 years teaching biology at Calvin. He died on Oct. 17.
October 23, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
Mapping Calvin's trees
Calvin biology and GIS classes have inventoried every tree on campus. One student made an online map.
September 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
In praise of Dutch women
The Dutch women who emigrated to the U.S. built strong families and communities.
February 27, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Calvin hockey gets a home
Standing in paint-splattered shorts in the middle of the new Calvin College locker room at the Eagles Ice Center--the old Jolly Roger Ice Club--, Calvin hockey coach Mike Petrusma was at a loss for words.
October 01, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin remembers Henry Ippel
History professor emeritus Henry Ippel is remembered for his generous smile, gentle manner and sense of humor.
May 01, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
The Wednesday Wars comes to life
A 1995 Calvin alum is adapting English professor Gary Schmidt's Newbery Honor-winning book as a play.
November 11, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Living and learning in new van Reken Hall
The newly finished van Reken Hall is dedicated to creating living-learning communities.
August 22, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Safekeeping for Our Rare, Valued Books
Records, rarities to get renovated space
June 01, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
First-year diver makes big splash
Freshman diver Andy Krafft is already breaking records. Watch him dive.
February 17, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Cool enough for the New York Times bestseller list
Lisa Gort McMann is a 1990 graduate of Calvin College and author of WAKE, which made The New York Times Bestseller list for young adult literature this spring.
September 05, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin Remembers June DeBoer
June DeBoer served as a passionate advocate for students at Calvin for 14 years.
November 24, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Interning at Berlin Raceway
When Brent Schuster was a little kid, he dreamed of playing for the Denver Nuggets; he still dreams of being on the professional basketball team’s payroll—but in a slightly different capacity.
August 30, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Students learn skills, tricks and shortcuts for streamlining every area of their lives.
January 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
What do a cobra head, China hat and shepherd’s crook all have in common?
October 02, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
The economic impact of year-round schooling
A professor-student duo researches the economics of studying all the year 'round.
June 24, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Bringing the station wagon back to life
A new Calvin faculty member's documentary about the station wagon is up for an Emmy.
April 11, 2013 | Lynn Rosendale
Poetry into film
A Calvin professor's poem about Andrew Wyeth has been re-interpreted as a film.
November 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale