Showing 1 - 13 of 13 for "mathematics"
A Q&A on randomness and God's providence
A $1.7 million grant from the Templeton foundation will allow Jim Bradley to study how "God can have it both ways."
July 20, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Kapitula recently earned a $142,969 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on superatoms.
August 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Improving math teaching in GR
Calvin math professor Jan Koop is using a $200,000 Michigan Department of Education grant to help area teachers understand and teach mathematics.
July 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
The Goldwater five
Each of the five students at the table—Leisman, Cok, Tasker, Ferdinands and Haegert—is a recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Together they are the largest contingent of Goldwater Scholars ever to study at Calvin.
April 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Supporting math teaching in GR schools
Jan Koop has landed her fourth consecutive grant to work with Grand Rapids-area math teachers.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
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
Calvin College welcomes four new board members
Pedro Aviles of Berwyn, Ill.; William J. Boer of Grand Rapids, Mich.; David Cok of Rochester, N.Y.; and Ray VanderKooi of Kentwood, Mich. join the 31-member board.
October 21, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Michael Sanderson
Senior Michael Sanderson headed out West with 32 student athletes at Calvin for the 10th-annual Gainey Leadership Retreat.
September 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
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 remembers Paul Zwier
Professor of mathematics emeritus Paul Zwier is remembered for his contagious enthusiasm.
August 22, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Semester in D.C. opens new doors for students
Seniors Ryan Struyk and Cristina Ureña used Calvin's semester program in Washington, D.C. as a springboard to future internship and job opportunities.
May 20, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin participates in worldwide MegaMenger Build
Calvin’s math department will use 160 pounds of business cards to construct a cubic representation of a fractal.
October 09, 2014 | Katie Salyer