Showing 21 - 40 of 45 for "biology"
Goldwater tradition continues: Students earn top research award
Since 2008, Calvin College has had more Goldwater Scholars than any other liberal arts college in the nation.
April 05, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Herbarium celebrates open house
Tucked into a corner of DeVries Hall on Calvin's campus is an oddly shaped room containing a trove of biological treasures.
April 03, 2009 | Phil de Haan
Interim 2009: Clinical Neuroanatomy
Senior Jodi Datema wasn’t going to take a course this interim. Then an offering from the biology department caught the eye of the speech pathology major from Zeeland, Mich.
January 23, 2009 | Allison Graff
Interim: Learning about local foods
An interim class learns about eating healthier, more sustainably and more homemade.
January 06, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
Mapping Calvin's trees
Calvin biology and GIS classes have inventoried every tree on campus. One student made an online map.
September 21, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
Moving into the ISRx
Student researchers are making themselves at home in the science division's new 4,450 square-foot lab.
May 24, 2011 | Andrew Steiner , Myrna Anderson
New interims for 2012
Students doing an on-campus interim will have three new choices next year.
March 29, 2011 | Theo Voss , Myrna Anderson , Steve Barkema
NSF grant boosts Calvin's research infrastructure
A $338,000 grant from the National Science Foundation provides more research opportunities for students through access to more state of the art equipment.
October 15, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
Partnering to create cancer education curriculum for kids
Biology professor Amy Wilstermann, her students and local health professionals have teamed up to develop a curriculum that helps explain cancer to kids.
November 19, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Pilgrim at Flat Iron Lake
The 'gift of place' informs
September 13, 2010 | Gayle Boss
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $1.1 million grant
A group working to restore Michigan's most contaminated watershed recently received its largest grant to date.
October 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $58,500 from the EPA
The Plaster Creek Stewards received a $58,500 grant from the EPA to clean up a local watershed.
June 24, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Post spill: an intern in Florida
Biology grad Amanda Hoffmeyer researches wildlife in Merrit Island Refuge.
July 26, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Remembering David DeHeer
About a hundred colleagues, friends and family of the late David DeHeer joined together outside DeVries Hall for a short ceremony honoring the longtime Calvin biology professor.
May 11, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Researching Great Lakes waterbirds
For 20 years, biology professor Keith Grasman has studied the effects of pollution on Great Lakes gulls, herons and terns.
July 11, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Return of the native plants
Earlier this week at Calvin’s Lake Drive greenhouse, Jane Warners took a moment to talk about the plant she was re-potting: “This is bergamot. It’s part of the mint family, and it reproduces like crazy.”
May 01, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Return of the Native: Warners wins top teaching award
Dave Warners is the recipient of this year's Presidential Award for Exemplary Teaching.
February 20, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Studying latent HIV through an NIH grant
Biology professor Anding Shen is researching the latent reservoir, funded by $300,000 from the National Institutes of Health.
August 25, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Recently, Lori Keen, the lab services manager for the biology department was sitting among her colleagues in the Calvin chapel—puzzling over just how long she had worked for Calvin—when she heard Calvin’s president calling her name.
June 13, 2010 | Myrna Anderson