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16 hrs ago | MLive.com

Why Grand Rapids lags behind other metro areas in attracting foreign college students

There's no shortage of colleges and universities in Grand Rapids. Across the city, you'll find a large public university, a Big 10 medical school and several small, private religious colleges.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Cornerstone University, Grand Valley State University

Tue Aug 26, 2014

MLive.com

Cousins hope to open Grand Rapids' first hostel if city allows it

Cousins Mark and Phil Bouman say they've found the perfect house in the perfect spot to launch Grand Rapids International Hostel , the city's first dormitory-style inn next spring.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Grand Rapids, MI, Chile, World News, Bolivia,

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Teen from Honduras returning to West Michigan for college after life-saving surgery

A teenager who came to West Michigan as a child, gaining a second lease on life has returned on a new mission.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI

MLive.com

Over the Rhine returning to Calvin College for special Christmas concert

The folk group, led by Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist, will perform at the Calvin Chapel Dec. 13, 2014 with opening act Lilly and Madeline.

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Related Topix: Folk, Over the Rhine, Entertainment

Wed Aug 20, 2014

MLive.com

Compare tuition discount rates, trends at West Michigan private colleges

In an effort to lure students and remain competitive, several private colleges in the Grand Rapids-area are continuing the practice of offering bigger discounts on tuition.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Hope College, Cornerstone University, Davenport University

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Foundation for Economic Education

Students Explore How to Evaluate Good Intentions vs. Good Results in Grand Rapids

To conclude FEE's Summer Seminar series of 2014, 59 college students from around the globe traveled to the charming campus of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, for "Good Intentions or Good Results?" Participants engaged five economists from across the country on how free markets and entrepreneurship may provide a better alternative to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Troy University, Berry College, West Virginia University

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Effingham Herald

Women break 'stained glass ceiling' to lead religious groups

Some landmark moments happened in July for women seeking leadership positions in religious organizations.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Anglican, Grand Rapids, MI

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WOTV Battle Creek

Maranda accepts the RARE Everyday Heroes Award

DETROIT, Mich For 26 years, Maranda has made it her life's mission to be an advocate for families and children in West Michigan.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Thu Aug 07, 2014

World Magazine

Human Race

The Council for Christian Colleges and Universities announced Shirley Hoogstra will become its seventh president on Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Canada, Georgia

Mon Aug 04, 2014

University of Kansas

Students win Fulbright awards

Four University of Kansas students have been selected for prestigious Fulbright awards for research and study for the 2014-15 academic year.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas, us Travel, Travel, University of Oregon, Overland Park, KS, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

Deseret News

Women break the 'stained glass ceiling' to lead religious groups

Some landmark moments happened in July for women seeking leadership positions in religious organizations.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Anglican, Grand Rapids, MI

Fri Aug 01, 2014

MLive.com

Plaster Creek restoration work gets another shot of federal cash

Calvin College is getting $60,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for restoration work on Plaster Creek, a Grand River tributary that has long suffered from water quality issues caused by sediment erosion and fertilizer runoff.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science, Ecology

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