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Youth Writing Festivals
A 27-year Calvin College tradition has a new name, a new logo and an expanded audience.
April 09, 2003 | Myrna Anderson
Celebrating black history
Throughout February, the Calvin community will feature four events in celebration of Black History Month.
January 31, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
The Book of the Dun Cow
The Calvin Theatre Company has adapted a play from Walter Wangerin's award-winning novel.
April 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Prof nominated for National Online Teacher of the Year
Part-time physics professor Andrew Vanden Heuvel '06 is one of five nominees for the National Online Teacher of the Year Award.
March 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Stehouwer wins Professor of the Year
Scott Stehouwer, a 34-year veteran of the psychology department, is the students' choice.
April 30, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Chatting with Randy Wolthuis
After 10 years as director of the Broene Counseling Center, Randy Wolthuis is leaving Calvin to re-enter private practice as a specialist in marital issues.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Chemistry and Christmas
Chemistry professor Larry Louters and student Ola Alabi were the architects of the first-ever Christmas chemistry camp.
December 22, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Healthy Habits gears up for a Six-a-Day Challenge
Healthy Habits is building on its popular “Five-a-Day” initiative, a program that encouraged people to eat five colors of food groups every day.
April 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Inaugural exhibition: 90 Years of Collecting
The exhibition created for President Le Roy's inauguration tells the history of collecting at Calvin.
October 17, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
No marks for trying
The posters appeared around on bulletin boards around campus a few weeks ago. One features an exhausted student at her desk, and its tagline reads: "You get graded for your hard work … shouldn’t your profs?” Another shows a happy-looking student with the tagline: “Like your classes? Tell your profs.”
May 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
January's wakeup call
For five years, Calvin philosophy professor Matt Halteman and art professor Adam Wolpa have collaborated on Wake Up Weekend, the annual winter gathering of local and national animal advocacy organizations to be held January 22 and 23, 2010 .
January 04, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
While the Calvin Fine Arts Center is encumbered by scaffolding, and crews construct its new wings, faculty members from the English and music departments have found other places on campus.
January 08, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Senior engineers get ready
Calvin’s senior engineering majors prepare for Senior Projects Night—the annual showcase of the students’ engineering ingenuity.
May 06, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , 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
How do Calvin faculty and staff produce a traditional feast when they travel outside the country?
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Doing the honors
Calvin’s honors program has grown since '93, when there were only two honors graduates. Since that time, Bratt and others have strengthened honors requirements in all disciplines and begun recognizing and encouraging academic talent early on.
April 21, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Kapitula recently earned a $142,969 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on superatoms.
August 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Destination: Pittsburgh, Louisiana, Grand Rapids ...
Whether they’re tutoring, painting murals or cleaning up hurricane debris, the 75 Calvin students who go on this year’s service-learning spring break trips will be sticking a little closer to home.
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson