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600k grant to teach parallel computing
Joel Adams will be teaching parallel computing—supercomputing—to colleagues from around the country.
October 31, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns the loss of Jim Penning
“He was a very good political scientist and one of the nicest men I’ve ever met."
July 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Amy Surbatovich
Telling Yemen’s story in the West
James Robin King '04 helps scholars from turbulent countries find refuge.
October 19, 2011 | Gayle Boss
Professor and students research Great Lakes birds
A Calvin College professor of biology and three students are researching the effects of pollution on Great Lakes colonial water birds.
August 22, 2007 | Myrna Anderson
Imaginary Worlds: Programming from Scratch
At Calvin's Imaginary Worlds computer camps, local kids are learning the basics of computer programming by making video games.
July 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
ISRI awards scholarships to incoming students
The Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) will award a total of $32,000 in scholarships to up to eight current and incoming students in 2009–2010 through a $581,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
March 19, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Melissa Haegert Dykhuis '10
She grew up stargazing in Africa and researched asteroids at Calvin. Now Melissa Haegert Dykhuis is earning a doctorate in physics.
September 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The Goldwater five
Each of the five students at the table—Leisman, Cok, Tasker, Ferdinands and Haegert—is a recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Together they are the largest contingent of Goldwater Scholars ever to study at Calvin.
April 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Researching the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Students win Goldwater Scholarship, honorable mention
Calvin student Melissa Haegert receives honorable mention for the Goldwater Scholarship.
April 18, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
TeCreate teaches the joy of programming
Computer science profs are teaching local middle and high school students programming logic.
October 10, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Lighting the FYRES of research
First-year students are learning how to research in the Michigan dunes.
December 13, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Interim 2009: The lying life of the spy
A fact-finding session began the opening class of the interim “Spies, Lies and National Security.” Professor Bill Stevenson, the mastermind of the class, was training his students to gather information. He was teaching them, in fact, to be spies.
January 09, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Abstraction renovates computers for Nicaragua
Calvin's computer science student organization spent a Saturday restoring computers for Christian school teachers in Managua.
December 01, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Gerald Gabrielse '73
Gerald Gabrielse '73 is the George Vasmer Professor of Physics at Harvard University.
September 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Q&A on Egypt
Two Calvin staffers raised in Egypt reflect on the current political situation in that country.
February 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Prof nominated for National Online Teacher of the Year
Part-time physics professor Andrew Vanden Heuvel '06 is one of five nominees for the National Online Teacher of the Year Award.
March 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Students create voter's guide
Students in political science professor Doug Koopman’s “Parties and Elections” class have created a voter’s guide for Grand Rapids residents.
October 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
An NSF grant for better biology teaching
A $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will allow faculty to build more research into the biology classroom.
March 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Computer camps aim to address shortages
Summer computer camps at Calvin College aim to get students involved in computer science at a young age.
July 03, 2007 | Myrna Anderson