Higher Education

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Nothing normal about Black Friday chaos

WMU prof says craziness is actually part of the allure.

November 21, 2014
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) Robert Harrison is actually something of an expert on the single most chaotic shopping day of the year. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks as No. 4 'smartest' city in US

November 21, 2014
Grand Rapids is among the “Top 10 Smartest Cities” in the country. Read More

Inside Track: Still in charge and going places

Adversity has never stopped Bridgett Tubbs-Carlon, the founder of the highly successful AppleTree Learning Centers.

November 14, 2014
Growing up in a single-parent household in the early 1980s, there just wasn’t money for luxuries like traveling in Bridgett Tubbs-Carlon’s world. Read More

GVSU adds Laker flair to farm-to-table concept

Students are enjoying the fruits of that labor.

November 14, 2014
With roots tracing back to a student-led initiative in 2008, a Grand Valley State University sustainable agricultural project serves up locally grown produce in meals on campus. Read More

Faith-based colleges share 2015 economic forecasts

Economists from Aquinas, Calvin, Cornerstone and Hope take a shot at it.

November 14, 2014
Only time will tell — about a year, actually — if there was a slam-dunk victory at the Economic Symposium: State of the Economy & Outlook for 2015 held at Aquinas College. Read More

Advertising competition offers students real world experience

November 14, 2014
A group of advertising students from Grand Valley State University and Central Michigan University will have the opportunity to see their ideas translated into a real world advertising campaign for Amway Grand Plaza’s The Hotel Kitchen brand, which produces and sells various sauces. Read More

Grand Rapids Drive partner with college

November 14, 2014
The Grand Rapids Drive have formed another partnership ahead of their first tip-off. Read More

College receives $2.5M grant for 'first-ever' program

November 13, 2014
A college has been charged with creating a "first-ever" academic program with a $2.5-million grant from a local foundation. Read More

University creates satellite of health graduate program

November 12, 2014
A local university is installing a satellite of its master-level physician assistant program Up North to train students to deliver primary care to underserved markets in the region. Read More

Students sue Grand Rapids school district

November 12, 2014
| By AP
A lawsuit has been filed on behalf of five students against the Grand Rapids school district, accusing officials of failing to protect them against the sexual advances of a teacher. Read More