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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
Making sense of the financial crisis
Calvin business professor Leonard Van Drunen and economics professor Scott Vander Linde sat down with communication and marketing's senior writer Myrna Anderson for a conversation about the crisis.
October 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Making t-shirts Kalvin Kultural
At the beginning of the fall semester, Nehemiah Chu and Eric Nondahl started a company. At the end of fall semester— two weeks ago, to be exact—that company broke even.
December 17, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Stock market game creates online traders
The student organization Calvin Business Forum has kicked off the stock market game for spring semester. The organization hosts the game for interested students each semester.
April 25, 2009 | Matt Decker
Professor of the Year: Cal Jen
The Professor of the Year is selected through a vote of the Calvin graduating class. Jen, a business professor, is the 12th winner of the award.
May 22, 2009 | Matt Decker
Calvin senior Ashley Luse spent February in Uganda, trying to create a market for amaranth.
May 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
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
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
Ten students representing four academic majors pitched their bright ideas in Calvin's first-annual Elevator Pitch Competition.
November 11, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Students win Innovation Encounter
Six Calvin students from several disciplines bested the tech schools at this year's Innovation Encounter.
November 18, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Open for business!
"We determined that if we were going to become what we wanted to become — that is, the best Christian college to study business at, anywhere — we would have to raise the bar on a couple things."
February 15, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
BizPlan: big plans, tough questions
Five teams presented business plans to compete for prizes ranging from $100–$1000.
April 05, 2011 | Theo Voss
Senior wins regional BizPlan
Calvin senior business major Kelly LeCoy bested the field at the 2011 Regional BizPlan.
April 13, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
The Brigadiers: Calvin students in Panama
A group of Calvin students spent the last week of May in Panama with the Calvin chapter of Global Business Brigades (GBB).
June 06, 2011 | Andrew Steiner
Student uses Pepsi grant to care for strays
Alissa Hoekstra's 5k grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project will be used to help her local animal shelter.
December 13, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
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
Immersion into India
During interim, some Calvin students worked in business internships in Hyderabad.
March 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Uptown Kitchen opens
"I don't know in school if I ever thought I would do this so soon."
March 30, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Third Annual Regional Business Plan Competition
Calvin senior Jonathan Borak and junior Josiah Gamroth came in third at the Regional Business Plan Competition last Tuesday.
April 16, 2012 | Madeline Tracy