Bootstrapping a $7 Million Company in Houston: Gaurav Khandelwal ’01, CEO of Chai One
I felt that the culture and heritage at Goshen College would be very rich. I really liked that so I decided to go to school there and study computer science. My parents did not pay for school, so I had to be enterprising and start businesses to pay for tuition. I did everything from selling kitchen knives to delivering pizza. Ultimately, I had a startup in my senior year of college which I was able to sell when I graduated.
Nathan Pletcher ’00 works with Google to create smart contact lenses for diabetics
Phoenix’s new city manager all about service – Ed Zuercher ’87
In many respects, Ed Zuercher is Phoenix’s everyman, a 48-year-old father who begins his days helping shuttle his two teenage daughters to school and ends them working out at the downtown YMCA or watching “The Walking Dead.” In between is simply the business of running America’s sixth-largest city.
Rachel Ries’ Album Reflects Her Urban-Rural Split – NPR
Naturals introduce Benjamin Kelly ’12 as new “Voice of the Naturals”
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals announced the hiring of Benjamin Kelly today as the new "Voice of the Naturals". Kelly, taking over for Steven Davis this year, will become the second radio broadcaster in franchise history.
When Facebook is the new daily moral reference – Sojourners Magazine
In a country where 79 percent of adults claim some sort of religious affiliation, less than a quarter of that number statistically reads their religious text daily. Historically the term “People of the Book” has referred to the Jewish people and their reverence for the Torah, their holy law. Perhaps those of us in the U.S. should call ourselves “the people of Facebook.”