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GVSU Students Providing Solar Power at ArtPrize

Grand Valley State University students have created an 18-foot, solar energy-producing module which will be on display during ArtPrize.

GVSU students will demonstrate the benefits of solar energy by powering LED lights, playing music and providing a space for anyone to charge their phones.

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GVSU Sets Record Enrollment With Over 25,000 Students

Grand Valley State University reports they have set new enrollment records including: total enrollment, first-year students, minority students and those living on campus.

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ITT Technical Institute Shutting Down After Financial Aid Ban

As of today, Tuesday September 6th, all ITT Technical Institute campuses are shut down.

Also, effective immediately, about 8,000 employees will lose their jobs...

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9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit in Grand Rapids This Week [Photos]

A traveling exhibit which recalls the events of Sept. 11, 2001 is stopping in Grand Rapids for three days.

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Simulator Says Michigan and WMU Among Football Teams Most Likely to go Undefeated

The college football "experts" have been sharing their predictions for months. Now computer simulators are weighing in too.

If this simulator is right, it looks like a very good season for the University of Michigan and Western Michigan University.

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GVSU Offering New Course: Black Lives Matter

Grand Valley State University students will have the opportunity to take a new, one-credit elective course this fall which combines history and discussions about race. The course is named Black Lives Matter.

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SAT College Exams To Undergo Major Changes
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Two Grand Rapids Schools Make ‘Top 10′ for SAT Scores in MI

This past spring marked the first time that Michigan high school juniors had to take the SAT's. Prior to, it's always been the ACT's, But the results for the first SAT scores in Michigan have been released by the Department of Education...

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It’s Time to Put Education Ahead of Michigan’s Tourism Industry

Many Michigan public school students are back at school this week. Others will return after Labor Day as required by law in Michigan without a waiver.

The post-Labor Day law was created ten years ago to benefit Michigan's tourism industry.

As more days are added to the school year, it's time to waive the post-Labor Day requirement for all schools and put the education of Michigan students ahead of the interests of the tourism industry.

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Grand Rapids College Professor Offers Up A List of Do’s And Don’t’s For New Students

This weekend marked the return of college students to West Michigan's 15 colleges and universities, and one student went up on the web site Reddit to ask what are some do's and don't's for students new to the area.

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Adorable 4th Grader Uses TV Interview To Admonish His Mom [Video]

A FOX TV reporter in Austin, TX had no idea what she was getting into when she interviewed Kevin, a fired up fourth grader who wants to be an inventor.

Kevin veered off the typical back to school script and used the interview to make his Mom aware of a few things.

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Rockford High School Named One of Nation’s Top Public High Schools

Rockford High School is one of 16 high schools in Michigan and the only West Michigan-area high school to be named among the top public high schools in the country.

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Grand Rapids School Kids Get Free Shoes

For the 20th year, In The Image is giving less fortunate school kids a free pair of shoes for the upcoming school year. 

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