Tom Medema '87
"Yosemite names new chief of education" (Merced Sun-Star) posted 12/23/2009
David Lubbers '69
"Top 10 finalist in inaugural ArtPrize competition," (ArtPrize) posted 10/06/09
Ralston Bowles '76
"Profile: Musician and songwriter Ralston Bowles," (Grand Rapids Press)
William Garvelink '71
"Garvelink introduces Secretary of State Clinton to the DRC Foreign Minister on arrival at the airport in Kinshasa,"
P. Dean Bok '60
"Bok receives Foundation Fighting Blindness Career Achievement Award," (Reuters)
Graham Howard '09
"Grand Cycling Classic pedals on, thanks to Meijer," (Grand Rapids Press) posted 9/01/09
Demolition and renovation
Demolition and renovation of the FAC captured in this video.
Extras needed for feature film
Extras needed for the feature film "The Genesis Code," which shoots throughout August on Calvin's campus and in GR.
Calvin in Princeton Review's top 371
The review lauded our off-campus programs as "sweet" and praised the careful attention that professors give to students among other things.
Looking for some enticing summer reading?
See the excellent list here. From this list I'd personally recommend "Brown: The Last Discovery of America" by Richard Rodriguez
Living your faith and saving your pennies
Money Magazine: Alum couple strike balance between faith-based giving and their own financial stability. Full story »
Professor of the year
Business professor Cal Jen emerges as the undisputed professor of the year. Read the full story »
Calvin Spoof: Grand Rapids Press story
A recent article in the Grand Rapids Press dives into this year's Calvin Spoof. Read the full story »
Political science department newsletter
The Calvin Political Science department just released Spring 2009 edition of the Politeia, their newsletter. Read the newsletter »
uKnight reaches 1000
As of April 29, 2009, uKnight reached 1000 registered members. Invite more friends to sign up!
Race results from the 5k Spring Classic
Calvin Spring Classic 5k Run/Walk drew an unofficial record field of about 1,100 participants. Samantha Westveer of Grand Rapids was the women's overall champion and Brian Paff of Grand Rapids took the men's overall crown.
Dr. Lindsey Walters '03 will speak on the mate selection of birds at an upcoming event in Buffalo, N.Y.
A thousand mile walk
Calvin Alumna Loreen Niewenhuis '85 will spend the next seven months walking around Lake Michigan.
'92 alum receives prestigious award from the University of Wisconsin
Daniel Bolt '92, professor of educational psychology, recently received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Recent graduate fights off flood waters in North Dakota
Megan Ghysels '08 is working with Americorps team in North Dakota to bring relief to flood victims.
Alum feels the heat of Mount ReDoubt
Ryan Bierma '03 is a key volcanologist with the Alaska Volcano Observatory watching Mount ReDoubt, which erupted Sunday night.
Alumna director takes on own past
The young girl Kit, in the recently released movie Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008) weaves a story not unlike the story of the film’s director, Patricia Rozema '81.
Kevin Huizenga, OR ELSE #5
Cartoonist Kevin Huizenga is back with more insightful, introspective and as always, innovative alternative comics in Or Else, delving into such topics as religion, common bugs and planning mundane activities.
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