Items Tagged with 'Grand Valley State University'

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Business Incubator puts ‘smart’ in SmartZone

The Muskegon Innovation Hub coaches entrepreneurs at all stages of development.

November 4, 2016
There’s a hub in Muskegon where the door is always open to business owners. And its clients come from all sorts of backgrounds with diverse needs and goals. Read More

Grant targets nursing in rural communities

October 24, 2016
Health care organizations have reported a “critical shortage” of nurses and other clinical providers in rural communities across the country. Read More

U-M prof: Dearth of corporations is not all bad

Jerry Davis says middle-sized city like Grand Rapids better for economic growth.

September 30, 2016
Initial public offerings just aren’t cool any more, according to a new book by a University of Michigan professor. Read More

Grant boosts GVSU professor’s honeybee study

Electronic scales measure increases and decreases in the weight of hives.

August 26, 2016
Honeybees are dying, and researchers still don’t know why. But with a third of the food people eat dependent on honeybees, it’s imperative they find out. Read More

Street Talk: Boards: Only white males need apply

Cleaning up.

August 19, 2016
A little diversity can go a long way. Apparently, it has to. Read More

Inside Track: Boosting therapy with horsepower

GVSU prof puts patients with disabilities in the saddle.

July 15, 2016
Beth Macauley is one of only four speech-language pathologists in the country certified in hippotherapy, an emerging technique that puts patients on horseback to improve speech, motor and cognitive functions. Read More

Street Talk: GVSU to the rescue

Road warriors.

June 3, 2016
It’s OK to be a little scared. Read More

GVSU’s annual economic impact: $780M

New construction is a big part of it, but alumni spending is not included.

May 6, 2016
The value of an education cannot always be measured in dollars — but the value of an educational institution can. Read More

Report finds $368M value in garbage diversion

If trash with worth was recovered and sold, economic impact would near $400M.

May 6, 2016
The phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is an idea two organizations in West Michigan are hoping to convey across the state, after a recent study found Michigan residents and businesses are throwing away garbage valued at millions of dollars every year. Read More

A tale of two economic engines

GVSU revisits 70-year-old study that compares GR and Flint’s civic well-being.

April 15, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Size does matter when it comes to business environment and the relationship it has with civic well-being and social capital. Read More