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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
Calvin alum's Fulbright focuses on conservation efforts in Nicaragua
Through a Fulbright scholarship, Joel Betts '14 will be assessing the extent of agricultural and hurricane-induced forest loss in an indigenous territory in Nicaragua.
May 10, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin Remembers Beverly Klooster
Professor emerita Beverly Klooster spent nearly four decades teaching biology and supporting Calvin athletics.
October 21, 2016 | Lynn Rosendale
A Notre Dame bound chemical engineer
Josh Wright '16 will be studying chemical and biomolecular engineering at Notre Dame University in fall 2016.
August 31, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
In concert and in a lab coat
Andrew Plaisier '16 is beginning a two-year cello performance master’s program at the University of Michigan in the studio of Anthony Elliot.
August 04, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Charting a new course for Plaster Creek
The Plaster Creek Stewards recently received two grants totaling $800K, allowing the group to expand its educational, research and restoration work in one of the state's most polluted watersheds.
July 29, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
A rare avenue in pursuit of immune system understanding
Jon Ditlev '03 is using biochemistry for immune system research, an uncommon strategy.
July 08, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
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