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Ken Braun: A suggestion on how the IRS can divert the spotlight
Hilary Shelton, director of the Washington, D.C., office of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, responds to a question while participating in a panel discussion on affirmative action, Wednesday, Oct.
Thu May 23, 2013
Grand Valley State University is growing its charter schools
"The new schools that will be opening this fall all fill very specific educational needs," said Dan Quisenberry, president of MAPSA, which compiled the list of new schools.
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GVSU helps with Allendale community field day
The K-8 campus of Allendale Public Schools became significantly more wildlife-friendly Saturday when the community gathered to plant a butterfly garden, install bird feeders and construct bat houses as part of the second annual Allendale Community Field Day.
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Trip aids twister victims - Livingston residents reaching out to Okla.
Grand Valley State University junior Chad Leis and his girlfriend, Nicolle Cejmer, pack at Cejmer's house for their trip to Oklahoma volunteering with Samaritan's Purse International Relief.
Bob and Patti Bosch and Mike and Karen Kohler announce the engagement of their children, Seth Gerrit Bosch and Olivia Victoria Kohler.
Wed May 22, 2013
UC Riverside announces science research grants related to immortality
The Immortality Project awards $2.3 million to study near-death experiences, beliefs in an afterlife and the ageless hydra RIVERSIDE, Calif.
Tue May 21, 2013
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Bats, birds and butterflies - Oh My
Allendale Public Schools host its second annual Allendale Community Field Day event on May 18, bringing together students, teachers, professors and other community members in an effort improve the outdoor educational facilities on the Allendale K-8 joint campus.
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MAREC stays busy with summer research
Sustainable research and development at Grand Valley State University continues this summer with projects at the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center that focus on harnessing wind and solar energy.
GVSU alumna to discuss impact of health reform
Dinah Dittman, a Grand Valley State University graduate who now works for a California-based health care provider, will discuss how the Affordable Care Act will affect "community-based health care providers and organized philanthropies." The discussion, open by invitation only, is taking place June 25 in downtown Grand Rapids at a GVSU building ... (more)
Poverty surging in Grand Rapids, suburbs: Brookings Institution book
The poverty rate in Grand Rapids suburbs grew faster than almost anywhere in the country from 2000 to 2010, according to data cited in a new Brookings Institution book.
Sun May 19, 2013
Calling all innovators: Muskegon-area development agencies to have May 21 after-hours event
Innovators and their innovations will be front and center when the Muskegon business and educational communities gather for an informal social outing Tuesday, May 21.
Sat May 18, 2013
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Flood awakens more mosquitoes than usual
It's true, the mosquito problem is worse this spring than usual in West Michigan, and it's because of the big flood in April.
Thu May 16, 2013
GVSU and GRPS: We have a 'collective obligation' to ensure...
GVSU and GRPS: We have a 'collective obligation' to ensure all students are prepared to succeed in college, work and life From left, Grand Valley State University President Thomas J. Haas, Grand Rapids Public School Board President Wendy Falb, GRPS Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal, Executive Director of Covenant House Michigan in Detroit Sam ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Gary W. Morrison
Gary W. Morrison, 68, of Grand Rapids, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, May 13, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Haven't applied for college? West Michigan schools say high school seniors still have time
Graduation day is just around the corner for high school seniors across West Michigan, but several colleges in the region say it's not too late for prospective students to apply for fall classes.
Mon May 13, 2013
Grand Rapids Film Festival returns, new and improved, with 67 films, hands-on workshop
By 2011, both had lost some momentum. MFF director Jen Shaneberger set aside working on the festival during a six-month trip to Africa.
Sun May 12, 2013
GVSU signs reverse transfer agreement with Wayne County CCD
Grand Valley State University signed a reverse transfer agreement May 7 with Wayne County Community College District in downtown Detroit.
Tommy Allen: Happy Mother's Day Revolution and the future of girls
As an editor, one must not only write, but also learn to listen. An editor is often the depository for people's hopes and fantastical aspirations; editors are the keepers of the story.
Sat May 11, 2013
Saginaw Valley Chapter of the IAAP announces second scholarship winner
The Saginaw Valley Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals presented the Ricka Beuthin Memorial Scholarship to Kelsey Keipert.