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Junior Achievement is helping to change the problem of women in STEM

by (juniorachievementmgl)

Submitted 01-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) readiness research shows that nearly 1/4 of all job in the United States require a high level of STEM knowledge. Growth in these positions is set to considerably outpace non-STEM jobs in the future....

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New show 'Space School' coming to public museum's planetarium

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

A new show is coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018. The show, Space School, features astronauts training underwater for working in space. The show will begin in conjunction with...

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Water's Extreme Journey Exhibit opening, Ethnic Heritage Festival at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Each year, the Ethnic Heritage Festival  gives visitors a taste of  music, dance, crafts and food representing the various cultures and ethnic groups that call West Michigan home. Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas have a long standing...

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Jammies XIX, WYCE's local, regional music awards showcase returns to The Intersection February 9

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-30-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

WYCE 88.1 FM, Grand Rapids’ listener sponsored radio station is returning to The Intersection on February 9, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. to host the eighteenth annual celebration of local and regional music.The event features 24 live music...

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Former U.S. ambassador to Russia reflects on Vladimir Putin

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 11-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

Russia has dominated our national headlines for months. Timely, then, that the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan is bringing a Russian expert to town. On Tuesday, November 14, The Honorable John Beyrle, United States Ambassador to...

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National security expert presents on five major threats to United States

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 11-02-2017 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Dr. Lori Esposito Murray, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), will present on the topic “Top Five Threats to America’s National Security.” She will speak at 7:00 p.m. at the...

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Fractured politics and American foreign policy

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 09-08-2017 under NONPROFITS

“Political cycles are sprints. Foreign policy is a marathon,” said P.J. Crowley, former Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the U.S. State Department, in his book, Red Line: American Foreign Policy in a Time of Fractured Politics...

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Wealthy Theatre screening America's Diplomats: People making a global impact

by (World Affairs C...)

Submitted 08-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

Affairs of state often seem remote from the everyday life we live in Grand Rapids. But our local community is influenced by and influences global affairs. World events shape our community. Consider the impact of war and conflict worldwide and how...

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Volunteer at the sixth annual GRandJazzFest

by (GRandJazzFest)

Submitted 07-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

GRandJazzFest volunteer, board member and longtime City of Grand Rapids resident Molly Klimas will be the first one to say, “I didn’t know much about jazz – or even if I liked it – when I got involved in GRandJazzFest in 2012...

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Ride The Rapid to visit free events throughout July

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 07-05-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

We’ve entered one of Michigan’s most magical seasons. Michigan summers are the perfect time for exploration, new activities and, most importantly, fun! Fortunately for Grand Rapidians and those living in surrounding transit-friendly...

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