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

College steps into $7M athletic building

October 24, 2014
A college is preparing to unveil the roughly $7-million athletic building it began constructing last fall. Read More

University wins first place for student-retention program

October 24, 2014
A pair of staff members at a university in the region have won a first-place award from a regional association of deans for their strategy to help retain business students on academic probation. Read More

University wins silver for $1.7M construction project

October 23, 2014
A university in the region has cut the energy usage at its honors college by 50 percent after a $1.7-million renovation and expansion project that earned the school its latest LEED certification. Read More

Startup discovers hit songs

October 23, 2014
One part fantasy football league and one part stock market, a new social gaming platform allows music fans to show off their ear for the next Billboard hit. Read More

University names director of military affairs office

October 23, 2014
The new director of the Office of Military and Veteran Affairs at a university in the region has more than 25 years of experience in the military, education and management. Read More

University names director of Japan center

October 22, 2014
One of the founding members of a center for research on Japan and outreach to the nation is now its director. Read More

Startup advises art collectors

October 21, 2014
A startup has launched an online platform to help people become art collectors by connecting them with advisors who guide them through the art-buying process. Read More

University builds $1.2M stained-glass windows

October 20, 2014
A Danish artist is shedding light on a university’s planned $15-million chapel by creating a $1.2-million set of handcrafted stained-glass windows with about 4,000 pieces of glass. Read More

Startup recycles food waste

October 20, 2014
A startup is developing an indoor composting system to give food waste a second life. Read More

Cancer consortium names Kent County supervisor to board

October 20, 2014
A Kent County Health Department supervisor with a diverse public health background is joining the board of the Michigan Cancer Consortium. Read More