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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
Galaxies far, far away ...
Astronomy professor Deb Haarsma and her student researchers study the largest galaxies in the universe.
June 17, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Researching the mighty phage
Summer research projects pair two students with two professors in the study of bacteriophages.
June 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Biology major awarded major EPA research fellowship
Calvin biology major Tyler Bleeker was awarded a Greater Research Opportunities Fellowship by the Environmental Protection Agency. The total amount of the award is $48,900.
June 03, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Calvin's Goldwater honors
Calvin has three Goldwater Scholars and one honorable mention.
April 08, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin premieres "A Shared Space"
A documentary about the Mustard Seed School by CAS prof Brian Fuller is premiering at Calvin on Friday, February 10.
February 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
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
Faculty Profile: Douglas Vander Griend
Calvin inorganic chemistry professor Douglas Vander Griend makes shapes with molecules.
July 26, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Luke Leisman, a physics and English double major, presented his research on galaxy clusters
July 02, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Researching race in GR
Abby Koning and Professor Stephanie Sandberg create a play about race in Grand Rapids.
June 28, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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