Showing 1 - 20 of 20 for "physics"
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
Astronomy prof, student predict explosion that will change the night sky
A Calvin College professor and former student's bold prediction of a change coming to the night sky has moved significantly closer to reality.
January 06, 2017 | Matt Kucinski , Lynn Rosendale
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 College student named Lilly Graduate Fellow
Aaron Abma, a philosophy and physics double major, is one of ten students selected in 2017 as a Lilly Graduate Fellow.
May 24, 2017 | News & Stories Staff
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
Calvin Remembers Vernon Ehlers
Former U.S. Congressman and Calvin College professor Vernon Ehlers is remembered as a gifted scientist and visionary leader.
August 17, 2017 | 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
Exploring new ground through summer research
This summer, 85 students participated in Calvin College’s summer research. The program spans 10 weeks and allows students to explore one of 56 projects in eight different STEM fields.
August 04, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Galaxies far, far away ...
Astronomy professor Deb Haarsma and her student researchers study the largest galaxies in the universe.
June 17, 2011 | Jessica Folkema
Luke Leisman, a physics and English double major, presented his research on galaxy clusters
July 02, 2010 | Joe Salowitz
Gerald Gabrielse '73
Gerald Gabrielse '73 is the George Vasmer Professor of Physics at Harvard University.
September 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
Melissa Haegert Dykhuis '10
She grew up stargazing in Africa and researched asteroids at Calvin. Now Melissa Haegert Dykhuis is earning a doctorate in physics.
September 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Moving into the ISRx
Student researchers are making themselves at home in the science division's new 4,450 square-foot lab.
May 24, 2011 | Andrew Steiner , Myrna Anderson
Prof assesses hurricane damage, develops design solutions
Calvin College professor Frederick Haan went to the Florida Keys to assess and record the damages of Hurricane Irma and develop solutions for the future.
October 18, 2017 | Hannah Ebeling
Prof nominated for National Online Teacher of the Year
Part-time physics professor Andrew Vanden Heuvel '06 is one of five nominees for the National Online Teacher of the Year Award.
March 10, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Profs named APS Fellows
Calvin physics professors Stan Haan and David Van Baak were recently named Fellows of the American Physical Society. Previous professors Vernon Ehlers and John Van Zytveld have also received this honor.
February 23, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
Rare asteroid finally gets a name
Calvin student Josh Vanderhill and Professor Larry Molnar discovered an asteroid and had the opportunity to name it.
August 28, 2008 | Katie Landan
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."
February 18, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Video: Using electrophysiology to study the brain
A biochemistry major and two professors are using electrophysiology to study brain tissue.
July 29, 2011 | Matt Kucinski