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Blankespoor named Brummel Chair
Professor Ron Blankespoor installed as the first-ever holder of the Brummel Chair in Organic Chemistry at Calvin College.
September 27, 2006 | Myrna Anderson
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
Sophomore to tackle the “puzzle” of research as Beckman Scholar
Sophomore chemistry major Sarah Tasker will also be stepping into some brand new shoes as Calvin’s first Beckman Scholar.
May 14, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Luncheon celebrates student research
The annual summer luncheon is orchestrated to help students connect with those who help fund their research fellowships. Professors working with research fellows come, too, to celebrate the opportunities Calvin students have to do get hands-on experience in their academic fields.
August 01, 2008 | Allison Graff
Faculty Profile: Sergio da Silva
Calvin psychology professor Sergio da Silva conducts research that puts people to sleep.
August 01, 2008 | Katie Landan
Scholarship beyond the disciplines
The launch of Calvin College’s Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI) was held at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 1, in the atrium of the Science Building. The event attracted over 100 Calvin students, staff and faculty, spanning the disciplines.
October 03, 2008 | Katie Landan
Going wild: mitigation transforms campus
Calvin students Brian Schaap and Linda Van Andel see the benefit of their summer research every time they step foot on campus.
December 12, 2008 | Lynn Rosendale
January Series 2009: A new model for African AIDS research
A world authority on the AIDS pandemic visits Calvin College's January Series and speaks about the misconceptions associated with the virus.
January 16, 2009 | Matt Kucinski
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
Hitting the streets
When six students from Calvin’s Center for Social Research (CSR) hit the streets of Kent County, they’re mistaken for everything from tax collectors to door-to-door salespeople.
July 17, 2009 | Allison Graff
Aay lands Fulbright
Images of the Netherlands—in paintings, photographs and films—have always had a significant impact on how Americans viewed the Dutch homeland, said Calvin professor of geology, geography and environmental studies (GEO) Henk Aay.
April 26, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
One Goldwater, three honorables
Last summer, as Cheri Ackerman was working to isolate a protein, she put in a lot of hours in the “cold room”—one of the walk-in refrigerators in DeVries Hall that are kept at four degrees Celsius (or 39 degrees Fahrenheit).
April 29, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
BUS 381: Harley vibes, better mops
This past semester, senior information systems major Aravind Ranganathan learned that riding a motorcycle is tiring; the vibrations produced by the machine can exhaust a rider.
June 02, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
An eye for research
Biology majors Ben Konynenbelt, Susan Bardolph, Dan Mlnarik and Leah Koetje presented their research on the health of the cornea at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).
June 24, 2010 | Author?
Researching race in GR
Abby Koning and Professor Stephanie Sandberg create a play about race in Grand Rapids.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Luke Leisman, a physics and English double major, presented his research on galaxy clusters
July 02, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Faculty Profile: Douglas Vander Griend
Calvin inorganic chemistry professor Douglas Vander Griend makes shapes with molecules.
July 26, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
GEO duo wins award
Senior geography majors Seth Kenbeek and Abbie Belford were awarded the best student presentation award for a regional academic conference of the Association of American Geographers (East Lakes Division of the AAG) last month. The students presented their summer research, which is funded by ISRI, on geospatial techniques for dune analysis.
November 19, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
The Center for Social Research at Calvin College recently published a full report resulting from the Christian Reformed Church of North America's Sustaining Pastoral Excellence project. The 78-page report breaks down the findings from three waves of surveys, which were given to pastors in 2005, 2007 and 2009.
December 23, 2010 | Matt Kucinski
Students earn EPA fellowships
Two Calvin senior civil and environmental engineering students earned prestigious fellowships from the US Environmental Protection Agency.
February 09, 2011 | Theo Voss