Showing 1 - 20 of 74 for "Science Division"
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
A math professor works in digital forensics
Mathematics professor Earl Fife uses digital tools to bust criminals for the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
December 03, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
A new museum; a world-class mineral collection
A 1948 alum is building a home for his rare mineral collection at Calvin.
June 22, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
A problem-solver and the Putnam
A math and computer science major was a top scorer in a prestigious international math competition.
April 21, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
Adams named ACM senior member
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently named Calvin professor of computer science Joel Adams as a senior member. Adams was one of 61 recipients of the international award.
June 14, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
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
An online education report card
Students and faculty appraise the online classes offered through Calvin's 2012 pilot program.
June 28, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Astronomy students receive NASA-funded fellowships
Sophomore physics majors are researching asteroids and stars through Michigan Space Grant Consortium undergraduate fellowships.
March 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin mourns David DeHeer
Biology professor David DeHeer passed away Friday, Sept. 16. His colleagues remember him as a leader, mentor and man of science.
September 16, 2011 | Matt Kucinski , Myrna Anderson
Calvin mourns the loss of Jim Penning
“He was a very good political scientist and one of the nicest men I’ve ever met."
July 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson , Amy Surbatovich
Calvin student creates hymn-identifying Web site
Ever walk out of church with a song in your heart, the tune on your lips, but no words forthcoming to match the hymn’s melody? Well, thanks to a new development at Hymnary.org, if you can hum it, you can probably find it.
March 12, 2010 | Lynn Rosendale
Calvin students showcase their summer research projects
On Wednesday, July 23, student researchers in Calvin's science departments gave the public a glimpse of their work during an inaugural science research open house.
August 06, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin's national reputation for Goldwater Scholars
Since 2008, Calvin’s had 15 Goldwater Scholars—a number unmatched by any other liberal arts college during that time.
April 01, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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
From bug hunting to belly flopping, filtering to formatting, kids of all ages are finding plenty to keep them busy this summer at Calvin.
July 24, 2009 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Chemistry and Christmas
Chemistry professor Larry Louters and student Ola Alabi were the architects of the first-ever Christmas chemistry camp.
December 22, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Chemistry prof named Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar
Doug Vander Griend is one of seven faculty members in the U.S. to be awarded an unrestricted research grant of $60,000.
August 12, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Computer camps aim to address shortages
Summer computer camps at Calvin College aim to get students involved in computer science at a young age.
July 03, 2007 | Myrna Anderson