Table of Contents

Winter 2012


A Complicated Dance
Reflecting on the vital work of discernment

International Man
Ned Nielsen opens doors—and a global view—for hundreds of engineering students

Together, we inaugurate
Michael Le Roy becomes Calvin’s tenth president

Director's Desk

A financially sustainable Calvin
Forward by faith we go, together

On the Knoll

A duo of trios
Sisters shape Calvin volleyball, basketball teams

Picture this
'Calvin in 24' records a day in the life

Prof researches urban cycling in Europe
Application to U.S. streets—including Grand Rapids—is desirable

From the Bookshelf

Alumni Profiles

Changing the city through art
Dan Nelson ’77

Health starts with a zest for life
E. Chloe Lauer ’01

Howls this for a job?
Rick Stronks '84

Life teams in Mozambique
Rebecca Vander Meulen ’99

Restoring grouse in Washington
Kourtney Stonehouse ’08

The children's advocate
Peter Raap '68

Understanding health care from all the camps
Oludare Odumosu '05

Calvin Network

Alums support ‘Average Joe’
Scholarship recognizes alternatively gifted students

C Club at the starting line
First alumni group for athletes set to build memberships

Chicago businesses welcome students
First career fair in the city draws positive reviews

Connect, support and inspire
Members shed committees for working groups