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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
A $25,000 grant helps stroke survivors reclaim their voice in the church
Peggy Goetz is studying how people with communications disorders re-integrate into their churches.
May 06, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
In her own backyard
Mary Abma created a sculptural herbarium of every invasive species in her lawn.
January 12, 2012 | 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
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
The worship leaders of tomorrow are being groomed today at Calvin College thanks to an innovative apprentice program that sees students spend an entire school year learning to lead and support worship.
May 31, 2003 | Myrna Anderson
Interim 2009: The lying life of the spy
A fact-finding session began the opening class of the interim “Spies, Lies and National Security.” Professor Bill Stevenson, the mastermind of the class, was training his students to gather information. He was teaching them, in fact, to be spies.
January 09, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Students in the driver's seat
Katie Sportel is serving as the mentor for a service-learning spring break trip, one of nine such trips sending 105 Calvin students, faculty and staff to serve and learn all over the U.S.
March 19, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
The Beat Hope Challenge
Calvin fans can now defeat Hope fans by giving more, thanks to a new challenge from the Calvin Annual Fund.
February 24, 2012 | 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
Ten students representing four academic majors pitched their bright ideas in Calvin's first-annual Elevator Pitch Competition.
November 11, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
High school students prepare for the ACT through Excel
Calvin's ACT prep program familiarizes high school-ers with both the test and the college.
November 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Grains of Hope
The Calvin Theatre Company tells the stories of refugees from many countries who now call Grand Rapids "home."
April 12, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Two Calvin departments are teaming up to launch a new giving circle for lovers of art.
November 09, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Professor emeritus Edward Ericson, Jr. reflects on Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
In 1983, Solzhenitsyn collaborated with Ericson on an abridgment of “The Gulag Archipelago,” a partnership that allowed the Calvin professor to stay with the author at his Vermont home. Ericson is currently editing a collection of Solzhenitsyn essays, which will soon be translated into Russian.
August 05, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Tigchelaar: Professor of the Year
Biology professor Peter Tigchelaar wins Professor of the Year.
May 10, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Go Green, Go Dutch, Go Bike
Henk Aay plans to see the moving elephants and the birds' nests while pedaling.
September 21, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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