Students and professor look intently at cards on a table

Program Builds Skills, Confidence and Connections among STEM Students

September 6, 2023

Seven years after its founding, the Juan Olivarez STEM Scholars Program continues to provide participants with the resources, community support and skill building workshops they need to succeed at Aquinas College.

Paul Reiss and Mike Meadows at a table pitching their product

Former Aquinas Student Co-Founds Protein Ice Cream Company

August 17, 2023

You may have seen Protein Pints, a new protein-packed ice cream product, in the news recently. What you might not know is the product got its start here at Aquinas College.

Aidan Donnelly beside waste collection bins outside of Albertus Magnus Hall of Science

A Day In The Life of a Sustainability Intern at Frederik Meijer Gardens

August 8, 2023

We visited Aidan Donnelly at his sustainability internship with Frederik Meijer Gardens on Tuesday, July 18, 2023 to see how Aquinas students put what they learn in class into action.

Dr. Lendrum and Arabella Cummings stand on a bridge in Grand Rapids with their bikes, the river and cityscape in the background

Summer Research at Aquinas: Bikes, Well-Being and Barriers to Access

August 3, 2023

Dr. Jen Lendrum and sophomore nursing student Arabella Cummings have spent this summer researching public spaces and barriers to access by travelling all over Grand Rapids on bikes. Find out what they discovered along the way.

Mehanovic and Spencer holding dry erase markers up to a clear glass board full of numbers

Summer Research at Aquinas: The Mancala Mechanism

August 1, 2023

This summer, Dr. Joseph Spencer is conducting research with Edin Mehanovic, a senior math major and data analytics minor, through the Mohler-Thompson Summer Research Program to better understand a game mechanism you might recognize: Mancala.