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At Calvin, you don't do chemistry alone in a lab. You're part of a community that supports you, works alongside you, and cares about you as a person. You'll get to know your professors and fellow students not only in your classes, but through our annual community events.

Chili Cook-off

A competitive rivalry begins to cook every February as faculty concoct and perfect their favorite chili recipe in hopes of winning the coveted Chili Bowl! Students and faculty gather each year to choose a winner.

Fall BBQ

Kick off the academic year by joining students and faculty from the chemistry and biochemistry department for the annual fall barbecue. It’s a great way to reconnect after the summer and welcome incoming freshmen to the department.

Graduation Luncheon

Hear what our students are planning to do post-graduation, whether they pursue further education in graduate or medical school or employment in industry or science education. This is a time to celebrate long friendships, thank faculty for their support, and remember the last four years of learning and growing in faith and knowledge.

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