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Business Matters | The Banner
Let’s face it: business has an image problem. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, businesses in the United States gained 732,000 jobs in 2014. Business growth is clearly leading the U.S.’s economic recovery. And yet a recent Gallup study asking Americans to rate the honesty and ethical standards of various professions found that the only ones ranked lower than businesspeople were politicians—specifically members of Congress.
September 01, 2015
'God's Art Studio,' Captured in a Book
Alumnus and father photograph Michigan's pure beauty
December 01, 2015
Calvin College faculty hears from prominent alum, Paul Schrader
Film and Media faculty anticipate what promises to be an interesting and educational experience with award-winning and renowned filmmaker, Paul Schrader.
August 28, 2015 | Katelyn Bosch
Amway Networking Promises to Connect Calvin Alumni with Current Students
Amway hires over 100 interns every summer in areas such as research, IT development, internal and external communications, public relations, web design, and more.
September 21, 2015 | Katelyn Bosch
Vos Endowment established to support Math & Stat education
The Kenneth and Grace Vos Endowment for Excellence in Mathematics and Statistics provides flexibility to pursue a range of activities that will encourage and promote creative and innovative education in mathematics and statistics.
November 18, 2015
Walking Boldly: Jonathan Eigege
This fall, Jonathan Eigege '15 begins work as an intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
September 04, 2015
Calvin remembers Jack Kuipers
Jack Kuipers taught mathematics at Calvin for 20 years and is recognized by many as the father of virtual reality.
April 29, 2016 | Phil de Haan
Calvin students study education in Zambia
This past spring, a group of 15 Calvin students traveled to Zambia to research education and compare classroom practices elsewhere in the world. They recently shared their experiences with the Calvin community.
January 23, 2015 | Katie Salyer
The faith of Hillary Clinton
Calvin College history professor Kristin Kobes Du Mez is writing a book on the faith of Hillary Clinton. She answers a few questions about Clinton's religious background and if she can win over evangelical voters in a general election campaign versus Donald Trump.
March 23, 2016 | News & Stories Staff
As a new class graduates, see where the Class of 2014 is already leaving their mark.
May 22, 2015
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
It's all about team
Gretchen Toxopeus Pyles '91 is named 2016 Knight of Distinction, an award that recognizes a former Knight who has served God, church and community with the Christian character that was partly shaped by participation in the Calvin athletic program.
May 06, 2016
Expert analyzes GOP nominee scenarios
With the Iowa Caucus about a week away, political science professor Doug Koopman analyzes GOP nominee scenarios.
January 21, 2016 | News & Stories Staff
Calvin Remembers Marjorie Viehl
Former chair of the Hope-Calvin nursing program passes away.
April 28, 2016
How (Not) to Change the World
Student Senate president Jona Eigege offers his remarks to the Class of 2015 on Saturday, May 23, 2015.
June 16, 2015 | News & Stories staff
An expert explores the Zika virus' threat to public health
Arlene Hoogewerf, chair of the biology department, examines the Zika virus and its threat to public health both globally and in the U.S.
February 23, 2016 | News and Stories staff
Micah Watson begins as Spoelhof Chair
Political science professor and Spoelhof Chair Micah Watson joined the Calvin faculty in 2015. In a Q&A, he shares why he's here, what he's researching and where his passions lie.
October 29, 2015
An expert's take on the Syrian refugee crisis
Social work professor Joe Kuilema answers a trio of questions about the impact the Syrian refugee crisis has on the refugees and the countries which host them.
October 08, 2015 | News & Stories staff
Calvin College debuts on Peace Corps' annual Top Schools rankings
Calvin ranks 20th among small schools nationwide for number of graduates currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers.
February 19, 2015 | Peace Corps Midwest Regional Office , Matt Kucinski
Grant brings together experts on American–Chinese relations
Some of the world’s foremost experts converge on Calvin’s campus next summer for a three-week seminar on the relationship between the two countries.
November 19, 2014 | Grace Ruiter