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A just response to natural disasters
Using first-hand experience and primary research, Haitian national Daniel Jean-Louis confronts the inadequacies of current foreign aid strategies and offers effective alternatives.
October 27, 2016 | Matt Kucinski
A premiere business plan
Kelly LeCoy, a 2011 Calvin grad, has now won three business plan competitions in three months. On Tuesday, May 31, she won the 5X5, an initiative launched by ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. She was awarded $5,000 to put toward her idea, "Uptown Kitchen."
June 01, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
An embedded systems engineer prepared to perform
Kevin Kredit '16 codes for companies with DornerWorks, an engineering service company in Grand Rapids.
July 26, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
An expert's take on Black Friday sales trends
Calvin business professor Tom Betts answers a few questions related to Black Friday sales trends and considers the reasoning for and impact of stores opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day.
November 24, 2015 | News & Stories staff
BizPlan: big plans, tough questions
Five teams presented business plans to compete for prizes ranging from $100–$1000.
April 05, 2011 | Theo Voss
BUS 381: Harley vibes, better mops
This past semester, senior information systems major Aravind Ranganathan learned that riding a motorcycle is tiring; the vibrations produced by the machine can exhaust a rider.
June 02, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Calvin adds Master of Accounting program
Calvin College is adding a master's of accounting degree to its graduate-level offerings. The new program allows students to earn both a bachelor's and master's degree within five years.
January 06, 2017 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin community remembers Margaret Edgell
Business professor Margaret Edgell died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at her home in Seattle, Wash., after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. The Calvin community shares their fond memories of their former colleague and friend.
October 19, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin hosts Symposium on Common Grace in Business
Theologians, scholars and business people convened at Calvin College for conversations about the application of Abraham Kuyper’s theological work on common grace to the business world.
November 01, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Detroit visionary replaces former Chicago mayor in January Series lineup
Josh Linkner, a driving force in the city of Detroit's comeback, will talk about the importance of reinvention for cities and individuals.
January 12, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Ten students representing four academic majors pitched their bright ideas in Calvin's first-annual Elevator Pitch Competition.
November 11, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Leonard Van Drunen
As a college sophomore, Calvin professor of business Leonard Van Drunen was not on track to become a future employee at Merrill Lynch or JP Morgan.
September 19, 2008 | Katie Landan
Faculty Profile: Marilyn and Jason Stansbury
Calvin business professors Marilyn and Jason Stansbury got the president of Calvin College's blessing before they got married.
August 14, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Finishing near the top
Calvin junior accounting major Jake Mantel took fourth place at the 2012 Regional Idea Pitch competition held on Wednesday, November 7, at Aquinas College's Wege Ballroom.
November 08, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Fiske Guide highlights Calvin's business, engineering programs
The 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges highlights Calvin's business and engineering programs as some of the best among small colleges and universities.
July 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
From fulfilling core to following passion
Brad Boelkins is the director of business development for Tesa, a German company.
June 30, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
From pursuing business on a whim, to leading hundreds
Jared English has been the Shanghai general manager of CMP since November 2014.
June 23, 2016 | Jacquelyn Hubbard
Immersion into India
During interim, some Calvin students worked in business internships in Hyderabad.
March 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A team of six Calvin business, engineering and computer science majors took first place in the 2010 “Innovation Encounter”—an inventive problem solving competition hosted by Lawrence Tech University. Calvin competed with five other colleges and universities in developing a new idea for a smart phone application to interface with vehicle systems.
November 05, 2010 | Matt
Interim: Student blogs
Interning in India, excavating in Jordan, exploring development in Cambodia and engineering firms in Europe. And they're blogging!
January 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson