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Termite mounds: a grasslands climate change buffer

Once universally considered pests, termites are now revealed to be diminutive ecosystem engineers. A study published in ...

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New antibiotic shows promising signs for ending the era of resistance

Have you ever thought about looking in your own backyard for what may be the most diverse pharmacy known to man? As it t...

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Student research can lead to publication in scientific journals

Calvin students are experiencing the thrill of seeing their name in published journals. Since 2000, Over 200 students ha...

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Police perceptions of sexual assault researched

As awareness and action against sexual assault rises nationwide, social work professor Rachel Venema investigated the pe...

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Faculty senate approves Clean Water Institute of Calvin College

On Monday night, faculty senate approved the establishment of the Clean Water Institute of Calvin College (CWICC), a res...

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Professor and student conduct study on stroke survivors and their church communities

Since 2008, Calvin professor Peggy Goetz has been conducting a study on stroke survivors and their reintegration into th...

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Science division hosts annual poster fair

Posters are springing up in the DeVries Hall lobby today for Calvin College’s annual summer research poster fair. Eigh...

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ALS has been challenging researchers for decades

The viral “ice bucket challenge,” pervasive on social media for the past few months represents only a fraction of ti...

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Calvin recognized as top school for undergraduate research

Calvin has been recognized by the U.S. News and World Report as a top liberal arts college and an institution with top-n...

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Feature: Calvin’s Center for Social Research

Located in 2041 Raybrook, Calvin College’s Center for Social Research (CSR) works to conduct social-scientific researc...