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Professors make case for ‘green GDP’

The method takes into account the economic impact of resource depletion.

February 20, 2015
Standard practice for determining a country’s economic growth and overall wealth has been to look at gross domestic product, but two Calvin College professors argue GDP is an outdated measurement tool that doesn’t take into account the value of natural resources or the impact of their depletion on an economy. Read More

2014 donations to higher ed reach record $37.45B

Local academic institutions are riding the wave of a strengthening economy.

February 6, 2015
West Michigan-based academic institutions were among colleges and universities in the nation that experienced an increase in charitable contributions during 2014 — the strongest gain in voluntary support since 2000. Read More

Giving the green light to green ROI

Green Revolving Funds help organizations invest in sustainability.

January 9, 2015
Two Grand Rapids organizations have successfully used Green Revolving Funds to invest in sustainability initiatives that otherwise wouldn’t have been funded through annual budgets. Read More

January Series presents speaker lineup

January 5, 2015
A college is kicking off its internationally recognized speaker series this week with an eclectic group of presenters and topics. Read More

Videos: University team wins Ford competition

December 11, 2014
Students from three local colleges recently competed in a social media video contest for a chance to work with Ford and a Dearborn ad agency. Read More

Faith-based colleges share 2015 economic forecasts

Economists from Aquinas, Calvin, Cornerstone and Hope take a shot at it.

November 14, 2014
Only time will tell — about a year, actually — if there was a slam-dunk victory at the Economic Symposium: State of the Economy & Outlook for 2015 held at Aquinas College. Read More

Grand Rapids Drive partner with college

November 14, 2014
The Grand Rapids Drive have formed another partnership ahead of their first tip-off. Read More

Inside Track: A recovering workaholic with strong communication skills

Bethany Weaver, the young CEO of Legal Copy Services, tries not to draw attention to her age.

October 10, 2014
Bethany Weaver, CEO of Legal Copy Services, is a little self-conscious about her age and would rather not make an issue of it. Read More

Calvin installs new provost

September 5, 2014
After a national search for the next provost at Calvin College, an experienced leader within the academic institution was officially installed as the new chief academic officer as the fall semester kicked off. Read More

Calvin adds Chinese language education major/minor

State approval results in curriculum that trains students to teach Chinese.

August 22, 2014
To meet the growing demand for Chinese language instruction, a Grand Rapids liberal arts college has become one of the few academic institutions in the state to offer a Chinese language education program. Read More