Higher Education

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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growth and overall wealth has been to look at gross domestic product, but two Calvin College professors argue GDP is an outdated measurement tool that doesn’t take into account the value of natural resources or the impact of their depletion on an economy.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

University supply chain program ranks No. 2 in US

February 16, 2015
A university that gives future supply chain management professionals experience in technology ranks No. 2 among the nation’s top programs. Read More

MSU Black Alumni Association launches Grand Rapids chapter

February 16, 2015
The greater Grand Rapids chapter of the Michigan State University Black Alumni Association will officially launch with a party this week. Read More

MSU officials approve $85.1M research facility

Demolition of GR Press building will begin in March.

February 13, 2015
Michigan State University officials announced the approval of a biomedical research facility to be built in Grand Rapids with an overall budget of $88.1 million. Read More