Calvin named 'StormReady' campus
"There's just a whole higher level of emergency preparedness here at Calvin than there used to be."
Campus Safety dispatch manager David VanHouten talks with WOODTV about the college's 'StormReady' campus designation.Posted: April 02, 2013
Too much noise for songbirds
"There has been a growing interest in preserving or increasing the biodiversity of songbirds in urban areas."
Calvin College biology professor Darren Proppe talks with BBC News about a research study he recently completed that tests the hypothesis that there is a link between bird diversity and noise levels.
Posted: March 11, 2013
Students of the sky
"After an introduction to variable stars and the modeling that is being done to understand their behavior, students were put in groups with Calvin students and allowed to examine the data with sophisticated software in order to look for trace patterns."
The Gallup Town Talk recently featured a front page story on Calvin College physics and astronomy professor Larry Molnar and his students helping middle and high school students in Rehoboth, New Mexico to identify variable stars.Posted: February 18, 2013
Helping middle schoolers see the sky
"It was usable for everybody. That was part of the reason why I created the software. I am really hoping it instills not only an enjoyment in astronomy but in science in general."
Calvin College junior Daniel Van Noord talks with The Navajo Times about his experience helping middle school students in Rehoboth, New Mexico track down variable stars. Van Noord was a part of Professor Larry Molnar's interim course: Astronomy in the Southwest.