Showing 1 - 19 of 19 for "mathematics"
New software enhances the study of animal ecology
Recognizing a need for freely available, easy-to-use tools for bio-logging, Calvin professor Stacy DeRuiter led a collaborative project to develop new software to enhance the study of animal ecology.
March 06, 2018 | Hannah Ebeling
Calvin Remembers Sanford Leestma
Longtime Calvin computer science professor is remembered for his encouraging attitude and willing spirit.
November 30, 2017 | Lynn Rosendale
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 College offering data analytics minor
Calvin students now have the opportunity to minor in data analytics, a science that's useful to almost every industry from healthcare to linguistics.
September 23, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Alumni journalists with ABC News, Washington Post return to discuss election
On Friday, Sept. 23, Calvin alums Ryan Struyk and John Muyskens will discuss faithful fact checking.
September 22, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin College alum wins Pulitzer Prize at 23
A year after tossing his cap, John Muyskens, graphics editor at The Washington Post, takes home his field's top prize.
April 26, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
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 participates in worldwide MegaMenger Build
Calvin’s math department will use 160 pounds of business cards to construct a cubic representation of a fractal.
October 09, 2014 | Katie Salyer
Calvin remembers Paul Zwier
Professor of mathematics emeritus Paul Zwier is remembered for his contagious enthusiasm.
August 22, 2014 | Lynn Rosendale
Semester in D.C. opens new doors for students
Seniors Ryan Struyk and Cristina Ureña used Calvin's semester program in Washington, D.C. as a springboard to future internship and job opportunities.
May 20, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Calvin's national reputation for Goldwater Scholars
Since 2008, Calvin’s had 15 Goldwater Scholars—a number unmatched by any other liberal arts college during that time.
April 01, 2014 | Matt Kucinski
We Are Calvin: Michael Sanderson
Senior Michael Sanderson headed out West with 32 student athletes at Calvin for the 10th-annual Gainey Leadership Retreat.
September 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
A math professor works in digital forensics
Mathematics professor Earl Fife uses digital tools to bust criminals for the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
December 03, 2012 | Lynn Rosendale
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
Supporting math teaching in GR schools
Jan Koop has landed her fourth consecutive grant to work with Grand Rapids-area math teachers.
July 19, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Improving math teaching in GR
Calvin math professor Jan Koop is using a $200,000 Michigan Department of Education grant to help area teachers understand and teach mathematics.
July 12, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A problem-solver and the Putnam
A math and computer science major was a top scorer in a prestigious international math competition.
April 21, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
The Goldwater five
Each of the five students at the table—Leisman, Cok, Tasker, Ferdinands and Haegert—is a recipient of a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. Together they are the largest contingent of Goldwater Scholars ever to study at Calvin.
April 29, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
Kapitula recently earned a $142,969 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on superatoms.
August 04, 2008 | Myrna Anderson