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

GVSU names VP of inclusion and equity

January 29, 2015
Grand Valley State University has named the person who will lead its division that’s designed to attract, retain and support a diverse community of students, staff and faculty. Read More

Hunting app secures $825K in funding

January 28, 2015
A startup web and mobile app to help hunters and anglers pinpoint their next locations has raised $825,000 in funding. Read More

WMU names board officers

January 28, 2015
Western Michigan University has named the people who will lead its board in 2015. Read More

Makerspace opens next lab at Pyramid Campus

January 27, 2015
A makerspace is opening its second location at The Pyramid Campus to help students there have hands-on access to technical learning. Read More

Bank closes 37 in-store branches

January 26, 2015
A bank is closing 37 in-store branches as it ends a 10-year relationship with a retailer. Read More

GRAPE event focuses on human capital trends

Generational attitudes in the workplace will be one of two topics of discussion.

January 23, 2015
The local organization for working professionals will focus its attention on human capital trends in its first monthly event in 2015, featuring presentations by local business leaders. Read More

Printed prototyping steals spotlight at Startup Weekend

Winning team produces armband for snow enthusiasts to control their electronics.

January 23, 2015
Participants in the 2015 Startup Weekend turned their attention to 3D printed prototyping and industrial design this year as innovators, designers, programmers, students and entrepreneurs convened in Grand Rapids for the three-day competition. Read More

GRCC hosts annual Giants Awards at DeVos Place

Event honors African-American individuals and organizations for community involvement.

January 23, 2015
Next month an annual awards banquet will honor the influential work and initiatives of 13 African-American individuals and organizations. Read More

Health system sells 80-percent stake to public company

January 23, 2015
A health system is selling an 80-percent stake in its hospital, neighborhood outpatient centers and affiliated assets to one of the largest publicly traded hospital companies in the country. Read More

Bank closes six branches

January 23, 2015
A bank is closing six branches and consolidating them into other locations in response to “changing transaction patterns” by customers. Read More