Calvin College Chimes

Calvin geology course offers research opportunity to freshmen

Katherine Benedict, Guest Writer

October 18, 2018

Filed under Science & Technology

The Calvin College department of geology, geography, and environmental studies offers first-year students a unique research opportunity through the course First Year Research in Earth Sciences: Dunes, better known by the abbr...

Calvin Information Technology Center remodeled for a new generation of students

Katherine Benedict, Guest Writer

October 4, 2018

Filed under Science & Technology

Over this past summer, the Calvin Information Technology Center (CIT) underwent an extensive remodel with the goal of providing a space that meet the needs of today’s era of students. Not so long ago, the average college studen...

Monitoring Social Media using Machine Learning

Roy Adams and Bernard Boadu, Co-Writers

October 4, 2018

Filed under Science & Technology

Over the summer, professor Keith Vander Linden and Roy Adams from the Computer Science Department conducted a research on the Social License to Operate(SLO). The Social License to Operate (SLO) refers to a community’s level...

First Ever Engineering & Computing Fair in September

Bernard Boadu

September 28, 2018

Filed under Science & Technology

On September 20, Calvin hosted the 2018 Engineering and Computing Career Fair for engineering, math, information systems, data science, digital communication and computer science majors. The fair was held at the Prince Conferen...

Dating Star Clusters

Dating Star Clusters

September 27, 2018

Disagreement over the Morality of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

Jose M. Hernandez, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

Filed under Science & Technology

When surveyed about the morality of embryonic stem cell research, a small group of 12 Calvin students proved to be fairly evenly split on the issue. 42% of respondents said that using excess embryos from vitro fertilization clinic...