Higher Education

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College hosts Japanese contingent

September 30, 2016
A group of students and faculty from a Japanese university recently spent a week at a local college last month. 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

Universities partner with utility to provide solar power

Solar gardens allow WMU, GVSU to further sustainability missions.

September 30, 2016
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) Solar power is growing in West Michigan thanks to two solar gardens that began operating this year. Read More

Colleges rank among 'safest' in Michigan

September 27, 2016
Three local schools top a ranking of the safest colleges in the state. Read More

Learning never ends at living facility

Holland Home offers classes for residents taught by other residents, staff.

September 23, 2016
For residents at Holland Home’s Raybrook and Breton Wood campuses, school is back in session. Read More

Survey rips into education

Budget cuts, pay freezes leave teachers feeling undervalued, underappreciated.

September 23, 2016
Years of budget cuts, pay freezes and other statewide cost-cutting measures at schools throughout Michigan have schoolteachers feeling undervalued and underappreciated, according to a joint survey from the Michigan Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers Michigan. Read More

Design tenets apply regardless of size

Visbeen Architects’ Matt Gerard speaks to professional architects, Kendall students.

September 23, 2016
Matt Gerard believes the design process is the same, no matter the scale of the project. Read More

STEAM Village pushes student innovation

ArtPrize Hub’s Planet3 demonstrates human connectivity based on technology.

September 23, 2016
This year, ArtPrize is focusing more on how art can change education. Read More

GRPS school wins national $10M prize

September 23, 2016
A high school planned for downtown has been awarded a national $10-million grant to fund the renovation of its future home. Read More

College and nonprofit partner on downtown pop-up shop

September 23, 2016
A downtown college and a local nonprofit are teaming up on the first weekend of ArtPrize to open a pop-up shop that will feature upcycled goods. Read More