Showing 21 - 40 of 82 for "science"
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
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
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
Researching the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 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
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
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
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
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
2013 Media Showcase
The roster is long and the subjects—a local dairy, a bike accident, the Galapagos—are varied at the media production event.
May 08, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Two Goldwaters, two NSF fellowships
Four Calvin science students have landed prestigious research awards.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Global Hunger and Food Security lecture series
A yearlong lecture series highlights the importance of preserving farmland and water resources.
November 28, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Interim 2009: Handling disaster
CAS professor Patric Spence teaching the class titled “Handling Disaster.” Topics for the 15 days included everything from crisis management planning to emergency communication.
January 21, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Christian art beyond the borders
Two Calvin professors joined colleagues from other Christian universities for a two-week trip to Indonesia that both said will impact their teaching and their scholarship for years to come.
July 18, 2008 | Phil de Haan
When students return to Calvin's campus this fall they may notice a change in the way computers in the college labs behave.
May 28, 2010 | Phil de Haan
New Henry Chair takes a global focus
Kevin den Dulk says students must focus on Asia and the global south.
January 02, 2013 | Phil de Haan
Q&A with Amy Patterson: researching in Africa
Amy Patterson talks about researching HIV support groups in Zambia as a Fulbright Scholar.
September 08, 2011 | Phil de Haan
Faculty Profile: Roland Hoksbergen
A look at professor of economics and international development studies Roland Hoksbergen.
June 12, 2009 | Matt Decker
Calvin's swim coach completes Ironman, longtime dream
Calvin's swim coach Dan Gelderloos realized a longtime dream this summer by completing an Ironman Triathlon.
August 28, 2012 | Jeff Febus
Putting media with ministry
A passion for ministry and for communication have landed soon-to-be Calvin College senior Brian Speelman with summer internships with ReFrame Media—the English-language ministries of the Back to God Hour Ministries International, located in Palos Heights, Illinois.
August 02, 2010 | Jeff Febus