Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick

Rachel Weick is a Grand Rapids Business Journal staff reporter who covers health care, economic development, higher education, startups, human resources and lakeshore. Email Rachel at rweick at grbj dot com. Follow her on Twitter @RachelJean14

ARTICLES

Davenport University launches Master of Accountancy

April 24, 2015
A new graduate level program beginning this fall will embrace the diversity of the accounting field while preparing students for competency exams using a curriculum tailored to specific areas of study. Read More

Public-private team seeks to bring EV Airway Innovation to market

GVSU student plays integral role in developing ‘foolproof’ breathing tube.

April 24, 2015
A West Michigan graduate student has designed a medical device in collaboration with Spectrum Health Innovations and clinical staff to reduce risk to patients during hospital stays. Read More

Michigan Work Share offers alternative to layoffs

April 24, 2015
To avoid layoffs during a slowdown, Michigan employers can now reduce hours employees work during the week through a work sharing, unemployment insurance program. Read More

It could be worse

Study shows Michigan has lower health care costs than neighboring states.

April 24, 2015
If you think health care is expensive, just know that it could be worse. Read More

Muskegon creates business resource group

New entity’s goal is to connect businesses with development opportunities.

April 24, 2015
Four lakeshore-based agencies have launched an outreach program to coordinate the delivery of services offered by resource partners in the state providing opportunities and tools for Muskegon businesses. Read More

Inside Track: Cultivating STEM excitement in young students

Keli Christopher’s ‘recreational’ Mind Boggle programming focuses on fun, hands-on science for kids.

April 24, 2015
Keli Christopher is sparking students’ interest in science and math through recreational STEM programming to better prepare them for college and beyond. Read More

West Michigan companies rank among 'America's Best Employers'

April 24, 2015
A group of companies in the region are considered some of “America’s Best Employers.” Read More

Vestaron names VP of business development and marketing

April 23, 2015
An experienced sales and marketing pro with more than 30 years of experience in the agricultural chemicals industry has been hired by Vestaron to help it launch its first insect-control product. Read More

Health system ranks among top 15 in US

April 22, 2015
A health system has outperformed its peers to be considered one of the “15 Top Health Systems” in the nation. Read More

College receives $2.2M gift

April 21, 2015
A family estate has given a $2.2-million gift to a college for a variety of programs. Read More