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Researching through Mechanical Turk
Calvin sociology and psychology professors are using Amazon's online service to get large survey results.
March 19, 2013 | Laurie Lemmen
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
Senior teaches GIS in Ethiopia
Emma DeVries taught the country's top geographers how to use global information systems software.
March 08, 2012 | 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
Student uses linguistics to compare Turkish and American music
Maria Cupery compared the top ten song charts in Turkey and the United States for her research project. She presented her findings at a national conference this spring.
May 21, 2014 | Connor Sterchi
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
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
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
The economic impact of year-round schooling
A professor-student duo researches the economics of studying all the year 'round.
June 24, 2011 | Lynn Rosendale
The king, his ring and the temple
A professor and student of classics are researching an ancient Greek text about Solomon and magic.
July 15, 2011 | Jeff Febus , Andrew Knot
The psychology of forgiveness
Psychology professor Blake Riek studies the motivators behind asking for forgiveness.
March 14, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Too much noise for songbirds
"There has been a growing interest in preserving or increasing the biodiversity of songbirds in urban areas."
March 11, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Two $200,000 grants for improving teacher quality
Calvin faculty are working with teachers from area schools to improve their teaching of writing, math.
April 11, 2013 | Myrna Anderson
Two Goldwaters, two NSF fellowships
Four Calvin science students have landed prestigious research awards.
April 05, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Video: A view of science research
This summer nearly 90 science students researched everything from the human eye to herring gulls. Watch the video.
October 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Video: Using electrophysiology to study the brain
A biochemistry major and two professors are using electrophysiology to study brain tissue.
July 29, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Rachel Wahl
This summer, Calvin students are keeping us informed on where they are and what they're doing—from working the Google HelpDesk in Seattle to engineering a bridge in Kenya.
May 23, 2013 | Myrna Anderson , Matt Kucinski
Where sports and history meet
History professor Bruce Berglund's love for sports and history converge in his podcast "New Books in Sports."
April 09, 2014 | Connor Sterchi