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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
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
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
Department writing prizes announced for 2016
Calvin congratulates the winners of departmental writing prizes.
May 23, 2016 | News & Stories Staff
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
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
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
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 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
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
Thanksgiving recipes old and new: Cranberry salsa, pumpkin cheesecake and a way to make a really moist bird.
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
A student's memory of Dexter, Mich.
A Calvin senior writes about his hometown, which was devastated by a tornado on March 15.
March 16, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Three students captured top honors in the 2011 edition of Calvin's entrepreneurial contest Elevator Pitch.
November 03, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Light Work at Center Art Gallery
An exhibition of work by Rebecca Cummins traces the movement of light to show the passing of time.
November 15, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
English grad wins on Jeopardy
Cathy Guiles, formerly of the staff of Chimes, recently competed on three episodes of Jeopardy and won two.
March 23, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
The audience choice
Three Calvin media production majors created a superhero with an unusual superpower for their entry in this year’s 48 Hour Film Project.
June 23, 2009 | Myrna Anderson
This doesn't taste quite right. Where's that smoke coming from? Read about Thanksgiving disasters from Calvin faculty and staff.
November 18, 2011 | Myrna Anderson
Aay lands Fulbright
Images of the Netherlands—in paintings, photographs and films—have always had a significant impact on how Americans viewed the Dutch homeland, said Calvin professor of geology, geography and environmental studies (GEO) Henk Aay.
April 26, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
The Next Idea
A year in the making, Senior Design Projects push students beyond their engineering disciplines
June 01, 2011 | Myrna DeVries Anderson '00