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Volleyball team opens new facility
The Calvin volleyball team opened its season in new surroundings as the team held its first official practice—nearly six hours long—on August 16 in the new Huizenga Tennis and Track Center on campus.
August 22, 2008 | Bruce Van Baren
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
Calvin's other Newbery winner
The story of the most awarded writer ever to graduate from Calvin College, Meindert De Jong.
August 22, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Ed Miller
Faculty Profile: Ed Miller.
August 22, 2008 | Katie Landan
Meeter Center hosts institute for high school teachers
In 16th-century France, Protestants and Catholics living in the same village wrestled with questions like the following: what if your Protestant grandson wants to marry a Catholic girl? High school teachers will have the opportunity to wrestle with these and other related questions via “Making Sense of the Reformation.”
September 01, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Welcome to Calvin! Grab a paddle.
Last week, nearly 1,000 new Calvin students left campus and hit the streets of Grand Rapids for a closer look at the city. While many groups served at organizations around the city, one group took canoes to the Grand River to see Grand Rapids from a different perspective.
September 12, 2008 | Matt Kucinski
Faculty Profile: Susan Felch
She knows what it is to have a lantern. “In Papua New Guinea,” Susan Felch said, “when the lights went out, and there were only the stars, you had a little hurricane lamp, and it only showed you the next right step.”
September 12, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin gets new climbing wall.
September 19, 2008 | Ashleigh Draft
Happy Birthday, Constitution
On September 17, 2008 Calvin students and faculty gathered to observe the historical day.
September 19, 2008 | Katie Landan
Gilman recipient studies in Honduras
Riddell, studying in Honduras through a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, has had a lot of practice getting used to things. The daughter of missionaries, she spent her entire life, until she came to Calvin, in France.
October 03, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Scholarship beyond the disciplines
The launch of Calvin College’s Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) was held at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 1, in the atrium of the Science Building. The event attracted over 100 Calvin students, staff and faculty, spanning the disciplines.
October 03, 2008 | Katie Landan
Unlearn Week begins
“The goal of Unlearn Week is to start a campus-wide, yearlong dialogue about racism,” said Rhodes, Calvin’s assistant dean of multicultural student development.
October 06, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Making sense of the financial crisis
Calvin business professor Leonard Van Drunen and economics professor Scott Vander Linde sat down with communication and marketing's senior writer Myrna Anderson for a conversation about the crisis.
October 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Former soldier brings war awareness to campus
The War Awareness Lecture Series will run for two weeks at Calvin, from Monday, Oct. 13 through Monday, Oct. 24.
October 17, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Hamersma gets toes tapping with first album
“It was after my retirement that I was inspired to attempt this project,” said Hamersma, 79, of his first recording. “Since I now have time to practice regularly, I play better.”
October 24, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
Learning to cook with Marie Catrib
Among the many things that Calvin students learned at a cooking demonstration with local restauranteur Marie Catrib is that there is no such thing as too much garlic.
October 24, 2008 | Allison Graff
How will Calvin College students vote?
Media relations manager Matt Kucinski catches up with Calvin students on the Commons Lawn and asks them questions about what will influence them when they step into the voting booth on Tuesday.
October 31, 2008 | Matt Kucinski
Halloween events bring campus to life
Hundreds of costumed children from the community meandered through the apartment buildings in Knollcrest East on Halloween for the annual Light in the Night celebration. Meanwhile, students gathered at dusk on Friday, October 31 for a candlelit vigil to raise awareness about domestic violence.
November 03, 2008 | Allison Graff
Inspiring a new generation of givers
“The Gift of All: A Community of Givers” is a documentary about local philanthropy directed by Calvin film professor Daniel Garcia.
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Examining sprawl, reimagining our cities
“A Field Guide to Sprawl,” on display at the gallery from November 14 through December 20, includes 50 aerial images, each cataloging a different ungainly aspect of urban development.
November 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson