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NSF Grant for New Telescopes
A grant of almost $130,000 to Calvin from the National Science Foundation will help pay for two new 16-inch telescopes for the school's astronomy program.
August 01, 2002 | Phil de Haan
A world-class scholar
Calvin College professor of history emeritus Ed VanKley has passed away at the age of 72 from complications related to pneumonia.
October 10, 2002 | Phil de Haan
Veteran's Day is November 11, marking a day to thank and remember both those who died in service of their country and those who fought in war and returned.
November 11, 2002 | na
Calvin Granted $2 Million for Vocation
Through the new Lilly Endowment grant Calvin faculty will be able to do research and scholarship on questions connected to the idea of lifelong service in God's kingdom.
November 21, 2002 | Phil de Haan
Calvin Play Gets Prestigious Nod
A Calvin Theatre Company production will be performed in January 2003 at the Region III festival of the annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.
December 12, 2002 | na
SWF Seeking King
I have decided that asking God for a husband is like the Israelites asking for a king: they only wanted one because everyone else had one and once they got one, it was all downhill from there.
December 16, 2002 | Jennifer Holberg
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
At the core of Calvin's annual multicultural variety show is one of the largest contingents of international students in West Michigan.
February 03, 2004 | Phil de Haan
Calvin Holds Spot in US News College Guide
For the second year in a row Calvin College is ranked number two in its category in the annual U.S. News & World Report college guide.
August 19, 2005 | Phil de Haan
Vink to Present Pisgah Results
On Wednesday, October 5, Calvin senior Rob Vink will share the results of his summer research on a venerable Michigan sand dune with the people who know it best.
October 01, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
Making A Difference (With Coffee)
The seminar, the first event of the year for Calvin's Social Justice Committee (SJC), was a tutorial on fair trade practices in the global coffee market.
October 10, 2005 | Myrna Anderson
January Series Announces 2006 Roster
The lineup is set for the 2006 January Series of Calvin College and it will feature its usual collection of top-notch experts from around the world.
November 08, 2005 | N/A
Dean of Chapel writes On unrequited love
Unrequited love is a universal theme says Calvin College professor and dean of the chapel Laura Smit.
January 09, 2006 | Phil de Haan
Two Seniors Selected for Teach America
Two Calvin seniors have been accepted to join the elite cadre of students recruited by Teach for America to teach for two years in classrooms in the urban and rural U.S.
February 16, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin Prof Gets MCC Award
Calvin College biology professor Dave Warners is being honored by the Michigan Campus Compact with an MCC Faculty/Staff Community Service-Learning Award.
February 16, 2006 | N/A
Spring Break Service Trips Set to Depart
From March 17 through 25, while students nationwide join the annual spring break exodus to the beach, 75 Calvin students with less leisurely agendas will be trekking to seven locales on the college’s spring break service-learning trips.
March 10, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
PLANT! Sculpture, Gardens and Place
Every year, Calvin College art professor Adam Wolpa allows his sculpture class to choose their final project, which they accomplish in teams. This year, the class project is coined PLANT! and the effort expands the concept of sculpture into the creation of community gardens.
April 28, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Warners Garners Two Awards
Dave Warners, a professor of biology, received the Mary Jane Dockery Award last week from the Land Conservancy of West Michigan (joining Calvin colleague Randy VanDragt as one of two honorees). Then today he was honored as the 2006 Professor of the Year by the senior class at Calvin
May 03, 2006 | N/A
Senior Wins Prestigious Writing Award
A Calvin College senior has won the first prize in the fiction division of the 2005-2006 Conference on Christianity and Literature Student Writing Contest.
May 16, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin Student Wins THX Contest
A Calvin College sophomore is one of 10 winners of the first-ever “Create a THX Trailer Contest,” sponsored by THX, Ltd., the sound quality company founded by Star Wars director George Lucas.
July 17, 2006 | Myrna Anderson