Research Shows Turtles Can Change Shell Color
A national science magazine has highlighted research by Alma College faculty biologist John Rowe and three colleagues that shows turtles can act like chameleons by matching the color of their skin and shells to the color of their base environment.
Posted: Wed, December 23rd, 2009 at 8:24AM
Alternative Breaks Help Students Find Their Passion
Thirteen alternative breaks will engage Alma College students in building and refurbishing homes, serving meals, interacting with terminally ill children, protecting animals, and more during week-long service opportunities in January and February.
Posted: Mon, December 21st, 2009 at 8:43AM
Alma Joins National Network for Vocation
Alma College has joined as a founding member the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE).
Posted: Mon, December 21st, 2009 at 8:37AM
Documentary Still in Running for Oscar Nomination
“Which Way Home,” a documentary film that follows unaccompanied child migrants as they journey through Mexico on a train to the United States, had more than 2.5 million viewers during its HBO broadcast, but a statue named Oscar might be its bi
Posted: Tue, December 15th, 2009 at 8:44AM
Students Urge Membership in International Court
Inspired by a trip to the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, students at Alma College are taking human rights into their own hands.
Posted: Mon, December 14th, 2009 at 9:36AM
Researcher Takes Aim at Meteorite Structure
Alma College Chemistry Professor Melissa Strait may not be an astronaut, but she spends a lot of time around meteorites.
Posted: Mon, December 14th, 2009 at 9:27AM
Students Investigate Calvin's Writings on Vocation
A 1,900-word essay, artwork that illustrates God’s purpose for every person, and a poem titled “Universal Vocation” were selected as the winning entries in the Alma College Student Contest celebrating the 500th anniversary of the birth o
Posted: Mon, December 7th, 2009 at 8:36AM
Students Attend U.N. Climate Change Conference
Four Alma College students and two faculty members will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP 15, in Copenhagen Dec. 7-18.
Posted: Sat, December 5th, 2009 at 12:51PM
Alma Symphony Orchestra To Perform Holiday Favorites
A seasonal program of holiday favorites, including selections from “The Nutcracker,” will highlight the next concert of the Alma Symphony Orchestra’s 50th anniversary season.
Posted: Thu, December 3rd, 2009 at 4:28PM
APS Honors Physics Professor For Research Contributions
Cameron Reed has been granted Fellowship in the American Physical Society, the largest organization of physicists in the country, for his contributions to the history of both the physics and development of nuclear weapons in the Manhattan Project.
Posted: Tue, December 1st, 2009 at 4:27PM