Student research, activities
Biochemistry major Jonathan Wong, psychology professor Paul Moes and physics and astronomy professor Loren Haarsma are performing electrophysiology experiments which study tissue slices from a mouse brain. They are studying how nerve cells in an abnormal brain communicate and the nature of that communication. See a video of their summer research.
Three Calvin grads are biking around Lake Michigan to raise money for World Bicycle Relief.
History professor Bert de Vries is preserving an ancient house in Umm el-Jimal, Jordan through a grant from the U.S. State Department. The founder of Calvin’s archaeology minor, he has been investigating Umm el-Jimal—an early Roman-era village and later a Byzantine and early-Islamic town—for more than 40 years.
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Fall sports schedules will be available soon. In the meanwhile, here are the headlines from Calvin sports:
- 2011 Calvin Men’s Soccer Preview
- Women’s Tennis Team Receives ITA All-Academic Award
- Men’s Tennis Team Receives ITA All-Academic Honors
- Track & Field Teams/Athletes Receive All-Academic Honors From USTFCCCA
Events for alumni and friends
Here are several alumni and friends events coming up. Join us!
- Gloucester (MA) Beach Outing: August 21, 2011
- Pasadena (CA) Beach Outing: August 27, 2011
- StreetFest International: September 3-11, 2011
- 42nd Annual Golf Tournament: September 10, 2011
- Newport Beach (CA) Cruise: September 24, 2011
- Calvin Around Town - Grand Rapids Symphony & ArtPrize: October 6, 2011
- Homecoming and Family Weekend (which includes 10-, 25-, 40-, and 45-year class reunions): October 21 & 22, 2011
Thanks for keeping up with Calvin via Calvin-Wire this summer!