Why choose Calvin to study chemistry & biochemistry?
Consider the many advantages to studying chemistry or biochemistry at Calvin:
You will get dedicated attention from our professors who teach every course and lab.
Our curriculum boasts many laboratory courses designed to provide hands-on learning and introduce a broad range of techniques used in research today.
Students have opportunities to collaborate with professors on cutting-edge research projects.
Successful research projects often result in a manuscript that is published in an international journal with the student serving as a co-author. Since 2000, 153 students have been published.
We have extensive research-grade instrumentation for student and faculty use.
Our accreditation by the American Chemical Society bolsters our excellent reputation among universities throughout the U.S. and Canada.
- Students work together to master course material and laboratory methods.
We aim to equip students to make the world a better place on behalf of Christ.
Our graduates are highly successful, and they testify to being well prepared for positions in academia and industry.
Research Student Susanna Lynch wins the prestigious McKnight Award after being selected from a group of very accomplished research students from universities across the country. Learn more »
Our three Beckman scholars, Alexandra Cok, Cheri Ackerman, and Sarah Tasker recently traveled with Professor Ron Blankespoor to Washington D.C. to learn more about science policy. Learn more »
Sarah Tasker and Alexandra Cok were named Barry M. Goldwater Fellows. Calvin’s winners represent four different disciplines—physics, chemistry, biochemistry and mathematics—a great compliment to Calvin’s overall excellence in the sciences. Learn more »
Sarah Tasker is selected as Calvin's first Beckman Fellow. The three-year Beckman grant gives expanded, intensive research experiences to four Calvin students in chemistry, biology or biochemistry. Learn more »
Sarah Kamper and Laura Porter-Peden won a prestigious travel award to present their research at the Biophysical Society annual meeting in Long Beach, California. Learn more »