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 names board member

March 26, 2015
An experienced educator and business leader has joined the board of trustees at Davenport University. Read More

Wege Prize finalists tackle 'wicked problem'

March 26, 2015
The final presentations and awards ceremony for an intercollegiate competition pitting students’ minds against a “wicked problem” will take place this weekend — with $30,000 at stake. Read More

Startup develops food-discovery app

March 26, 2015
A startup is developing a web and mobile app to help people with dietary restrictions explore healthy food options nearby. Read More

Association names Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

March 25, 2015
More than 100 West Michigan organizations are being recognized this year for their best practices in human resources. Read More

County ranks No. 1 in state for overall health

March 25, 2015
A county in the area ranks No. 1 in an annual report measuring health factors to provide a comparison of 82 counties across the state. Read More

Council of Independent Colleges names school president to board

March 25, 2015
A national nonprofit that supports independent higher education institutions has selected a local academic leader to serve on its board of directors. Read More

University partners with purchasing company on workshops

March 24, 2015
A nationally recognized undergraduate program and a purchasing services provider have partnered to develop a workshop series on purchasing for management and supply chain professionals. Read More

Makerspace partners with community college

March 24, 2015
A nonprofit makerspace and community college are partnering to help give students more hands-on skilled trades experience. Read More

Inside Track: No mixed message for Mixed Staffing

Sara Sherry overcomes obstacles to reduce others’ barriers to the workforce.

March 20, 2015
Sara Sherry is establishing her boutique firm as the staffing agency that personalizes the job market — one person and one employment opportunity at a time. Read More

Greater GR residents have a voice on issues

Survey of 3,000 captures perceptions and reveals geographic disparities.

March 20, 2015
The Johnson Center at Grand Valley State University has released the findings from a community survey to prompt discussion about disparities revealed by participating Grand Rapids residents. Read More