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See which Michigan colleges Money magazine ranked the best

Money magazine announced its ranking of the best colleges in the country based on graduation rates, degree costs and return on investment, and one Michigan university made the top 25. The list ranked 665 of the nation's more than 1,500 public and private colleges and universities, eliminating schools that had below-average graduation rates, ... (more)


Related Topix: Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Michigan State University

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International students visit Northwestern Michigan College

A group of Chinese students from Weiming Education Group are visiting Northwestern Michigan college on Wednesday to get a taste of college life and tour the Traverse City area.


Related Topix: Traverse City, MI, Family, Kids, Adrian College

Tue Jul 22, 2014

OK Go, Switchfoot among first 5 fall concerts scheduled at Calvin College

The Calvin College student activities dept. has announced five concerts for its fall 2014 concert schedule, including tour stops for alt-rockers OK Go and Switchfoot.


Related Topix: Entertainment

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Matt Sicilia to lead new Grand Rapids Community College cross country teams

Matt Sicilia, a former assistant coach at Calvin Christian High School, has been named coach of the new cross country program at Grand Rapids Community College.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Camera

Former roommates join forces at Colorado Music Festival

Joshua Gersen will lead the Colorado Music Festival, including his friend, cellist Brook Speltz on Thursday and Friday.


Related Topix: Classical, Gilles, Boulder, CO, Curtis Institute of Music, Schumann, Symphony, Arts, Entertainment

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Beef Magazine

New Junior Hereford Board Members, Officers Elected

The election of four new junior Hereford members to the National Junior Hereford Association board of directors was made, along with announcement of the new officer team, at the 15th Annual VitaFerm Junior National Hereford Expo July 11 in Harrisburg, Pa.


Related Topix: Bowling Green, KY, Illinois College, Agriculture, Science, University of Arkansas, Western Kentucky University

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Westminster College

College to Host Annual Mission Conference July 19-25

The 109th New Wilmington Mission Conference will be held at Westminster College July 19-25 .


Related Topix: New Wilmington, PA, Butler, PA


Science and Religion at Christian Colleges [EvolutionBlog]

Apropos of our discussion of the proper interpretation of Genesis, Kelly James Clark, writing at Huffington Post , summarizes the state of play at some Christian Colleges: Shortly after the 2004 publication of his book, Random Designer , biologist Richard Colling was prohibited from teaching introductory biology courses at Olivet Nazarene College ... (more)


Related Topix: Harvard University, Westminster Theological Seminary, Liberty University

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Sunny skies, warm temps to start the weekend

A robin walks near a "Bird Watching 101" tour at the Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve in Grand Rapids, Thursday, April 10, 2014.


Related Topix: Weather

Calvin men's tennis team/players receive academic honors from ITA

The Calvin College men's tennis team has received Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Honors.


Related Topix: Hoffman Estates, IL



The Muskego Moose Lodge along with the Muskego Moose Riders & Women of The Moose are hosting a community blood drive in partnership with the Blood Center of Wisconsin from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at the Muskego Moose Lodge, S86 W21693 Janesville Road.


Related Topix: Muskego, WI, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, New Berlin, WI

New Chinese langauge education major puts Calvin College in rare company

Calvin College is launching a new major in Chinese language education, a program administrators say will help meet growing demand for educators who can teach the subject.


Related Topix: Forest Hills, MI

Northern Michigan News

Balcom, Valko seeking Democrat nomination for 100th District

My name is Mark Balcom . I grew up on our family farm near Ferry, Michigan. I currently reside in Hesperia, where I teach instrumental music.


Related Topix: US News, Michigan, Northern Michigan University, Ferris State University, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Calvin College highlighted in Fiske college guide

Calvin College was highlighted as one of the nation's "best and most interesting institutions" in the 2015 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges .


Sun Jul 06, 2014

Grand Rapids couple designs eco-friendly alternative to wrapping paper

Grand Rapids residents Amy and David Wilstermann have been working to bring their Enfold reusable fabric gift wrap to market since 2012.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Detroit, MI