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Cancer researcher brings research back to the basics
Mitchell Machiela is a researcher at the National Cancer Institute, hoping to discover ways of identifying and preventing cancer.
June 23, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Calvin remains national leader in Goldwater Scholars
Two more Calvin College students have been named Goldwater Scholars in 2016, considered by most to be the highest national award for undergraduates in the sciences.
May 26, 2016 | Sarah Potter Johnson
Calvin remembers Al Gebben
A woodsman at heart, a botanist by profession, Alan Gebben spent 38 years teaching biology at Calvin. He died on Oct. 17.
October 23, 2015 | Lynn Rosendale
Community gardens provide peace and produce to Calvin’s campus
Calvin's community gardens are located near the Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex and near the Knollcrest East apartments.
October 20, 2015 | Rachel Watson
Partnering to create cancer education curriculum for kids
Biology professor Amy Wilstermann, her students and local health professionals have teamed up to develop a curriculum that helps explain cancer to kids.
November 19, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Plaster Creek Stewards receive $1.1 million grant
A group working to restore Michigan's most contaminated watershed recently received its largest grant to date.
October 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin students track trees in the Ecosystem Preserve
Every five years a team of students and professors survey the 3-4,000 trees in the college's Ecosystem Preserve, recording each tree’s location, type, diameter, health and height.
September 17, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
U.S. News recognizes Calvin College for its undergraduate research
Calvin is on a short list of institutions that U.S. News & World Report highlights as outstanding examples of undergraduate research and creative projects.
September 09, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Thuy-Nhi Nguyen
Thuy-Nhi Nguyen is spending this summer studying songbirds at the Au Sable Institute in northern Michigan.
August 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
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 earns Tree Campus USA designation
For the second year in a row, Calvin College was named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
April 21, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Henry Higby
Senior Henry Higby is spending this Fall in the semester abroad program in France.
October 22, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
NSF grant boosts Calvin's research infrastructure
A $338,000 grant from the National Science Foundation provides more research opportunities for students through access to more state of the art equipment.
October 15, 2013 | Connor Sterchi
We Are Calvin: Annaka Scheeres
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.
August 19, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Faculty Profile: Anding Shen
Biology professor Anding Shen is a prominent player in HIV research.
June 13, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Goldwater tradition continues: Students earn top research award
Since 2008, Calvin College has had more Goldwater Scholars than any other liberal arts college in the nation.
April 05, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin named Tree Campus USA
Calvin College was recently named a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
March 15, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
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
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
A $375,000 grant to improve Plaster Creek Watershed
Calvin College has received a $375,000 state grant to further research, education and restoration efforts in the Plaster Creek watershed.
July 20, 2012 | Matt Kucinski