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An in-depth look at specific West Michigan industries.
Varnum attorney’s lengthy career is marked by community and professional participation.
On Sept. 17, the State Bar of Michigan will honor Varnum attorney Carl Ver Beek with the Roberts P. Hudson Award at its annual meeting being held in Grand Rapids. Read More
A common problem for companies is maintaining far more data than necessary.
More than 190 billion emails are being sent globally each business day, which means companies are generating data at an ever-accelerating pace, according to Dawn Garcia Ward, attorney at Warner Norcross. Read More
To compete, West Michigan colleges and universities are increasing their recruitment efforts.
Students are beginning to take their seats as college classes kick off for the fall semester, but enrollment may face challenges in the future. Read More
Helmet product is designed to measure concussive blows on gridiron and battlefield.
An innovative pressure sensor developed by West Michigan University graduate students can now detect concussive head trauma, with applications both on the playing field and in the battlefield. Read More
College’s ‘100 Ways to Give’ effort incorporates extensive service projects.
As Grand Rapids Community College celebrates its 100th birthday, staff and students are participating in service projects to give back to the community. Read More
State approval results in curriculum that trains students to teach Chinese.
To meet the growing demand for Chinese language instruction, a Grand Rapids liberal arts college has become one of the few academic institutions in the state to offer a Chinese language education program. Read More
New class seeks to develop critical thinking skills in emergency situations.
A new course offered this fall at a Grand Rapids college will have students and professionals on high alert as they learn how to assess, identify, protect and react to emergency situations. Read More
Third Coast Development owns El Barrio in Mid Towne Village.
A restaurant is a place to sit and enjoy a good meal with good company. Read More
USDA Rural Development loans help growers with a variety of programs.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is an important source of capital and assistance in finding capital for many rural Michiganders, ranging from local government officials to farmers, factory owners and others in small business. Read More