Higher Education

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Snyder appoints senior education policy advisor

March 5, 2015
An educator in the region with experience in career-readiness programs will help guide education initiatives at the state level after being appointed the new senior education policy advisor by Gov. Rick Snyder. Read More

College students engineer mobility device for 16-month-old girl

March 3, 2015
College students have applied their engineering and physical therapy skills to create a device that gives a 16-month-old girl a chance at independent mobility. Read More

Grand Rapids Griffins partner on media-classroom makeover

March 2, 2015
The Grand Rapids Griffins and an insurance agency have teamed up to offer a media-room makeover to a local school. Read More

University receives largest-ever outright gift

February 23, 2015
A family has cemented its name and legacy into a university in the region. Read More

Professors make case for ‘green GDP’

The method takes into account the economic impact of resource depletion.

February 20, 2015
Standard practice for determining a country’s economic growth and overall wealth has been to look at gross domestic product, but two Calvin College professors argue GDP is an outdated measurement tool that doesn’t take into account the value of natural resources or the impact of their depletion on an economy. Read More

Grand Valley State team wins CFA challenge

February 20, 2015
A team from Grand Valley State University won the 2015 CFA Institute Research Challenge local competition and now advances to the Americas Regional financial analysis competition in Atlanta April 15-16. Read More

PR undergrad vies for national Student of the Year title

February 20, 2015
A local college student has been selected as a top-five finalist for the 2015 PRWeek Student of the Year competition. Read More

University creates space for veterans

February 18, 2015
A university has opened a new space that’s dedicated to its student veterans and service members. Read More

University approves $44.8M for building projects

February 17, 2015
A university’s board of trustees has approved $44.8 million for building projects to address the school’s growing capacity needs. Read More

University earns Green Seal for cleaning operation

February 17, 2015
A university in the region is one of four schools in the nation to possess a Green Seal for sustainability in its building custodial practices. Read More