Higher Education

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Guitar school jams downtown

July 29, 2014
A Holland native is bringing his global guitar business to downtown Grand Rapids to teach the business community how to jam. Read More

Kalamazoo College names executive director of social justice center

July 22, 2014
The new executive director of Kalamazoo College’s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership wants the center to be a social justice model for the higher education industry. Read More

GVSU tuition increases 2.8 percent

Increase is lowest in 10 years, thanks to meeting performance guidelines.

July 18, 2014
Current and future Lakers are looking at the lowest tuition rate increase in the last 10 years. Read More

University research attracts conference on reproduction

July 18, 2014
Groundbreaking reproductive research being done at Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine has helped draw the largest international conference on reproductive research to Grand Rapids. Read More

Kendall College grad wins American Advertising Award

July 14, 2014
A recent graduate of Kendall College of Art and Design has won a national American Advertising Award — formerly known as an ADDY — from the American Advertising Federation for her work telling the story of a World War II soldier and his brother. Read More

University duo develops Blues Fest app

July 9, 2014
A college student and a recent graduate have teamed up to develop a mobile application for a blues festival this week. Read More

VAI stages Origins of Cancer symposium

July 9, 2014
International cancer experts are slated to look “Beyond the Tumor Cell” at the Van Andel Institute’s Origins of Cancer symposium downtown this week. Read More

Behavioral health provider launches psychiatry residency program

July 8, 2014
Recognizing a need for psychiatrists in the region and across the country, a behavioral health provider has launched a psychiatry residency program. Read More

Cherry Street Services will test new health care model

WMIPEI develops plan to use student teams to augment services.

July 4, 2014
Michigan’s largest federally qualified health center may be welcoming a pilot program this fall where students from different health care backgrounds and academic institutions will work as a team at the clinic. Read More

GR hospitals turning away residency applicants

Medical schools are churning out new physicians to get ahead of a projected shortage in 2020.

July 4, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) With expectations of a U.S. physician shortage by 2020 and medical schools increasing the number of graduating students, West Michigan is beginning to feel the effect of supply and demand. Read More