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Catalyst Radio: Kevin Den Dulk encourages his students toward community engagement

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Rapidian has been working with classrooms to submit content for the last several semesters. We talk with Kevin Den Dulk, the first professor to approach us about class submissions. The collaboration has matured over the last year; hear how...

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In studio: Uma Mishra returns from Ghana, water filters installed

by (WYCE)

Submitted 09-10-2010 under NONPROFITS

Uma Mishra of the GVSU Ghana Nsu Project joined us in June prior to her trip to Ghana. She has just returned from Atekyedo, the Ghanean village where she collaborated to install 30 water filters. She shares how she adapted communication to...

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Foundation Awards $574,275 in Scholarships to Local Students

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 07-21-2010 under NONPROFITS

  Half of awards go to first generation college students This fall, 539 local students will start a new year of college knowing they have the support of their community as recipients of scholarships from Grand Rapids Community Foundation....

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A Q&A with Erin Davies, "FagBug" Director

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 06-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

As part of the QUEERIES film series, sponsored by GVSU LGBT Resource Center, Wealthy Theatre is proud to feature a June 25 concert/movie, with LVNMUZQ opening at 7pm, followed by the Grand Rapids premiere of "FagBug," a documentary by Erin Davies....

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In studio: GVSU Ghana Nsu - Clean Water Initiative

by (WYCE)

Submitted 06-04-2010 under NONPROFITS

This week, we interview Uma Mishra of the GVSU Ghana Nsu Project - Clean Water Initiative. In two weeks, Uma will be traveling to Ghana with 30 water filters manufactured by local company Cascade Engineering to install in a village that's...

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The Rapidian, ArtPrize, GVSU among top honorees at 25th Annual WMPRSA Awards

by (George)

Submitted 04-30-2010 under NEWS

The Rapidian, Grand Rapids Community Foundation, Grand Valley State University, and ArtPrize were among the top honorees at the West Michigan Public Relations Society of America’s (WMPRSA) 25th annual PRoof Awards held Thursday night. More than...

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Parking conflicts in the Heritage Hill neighborhood

by (lydiee)

Submitted 04-21-2010 under OPINION

Traffic confusion on the streets of the Heritage Hill neighborhood, located in downtown Grand Rapids, is at an all time high. Since the beginning of last September, the neighborhood's compacted, narrow streets have become congested. From early...

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Localized Author Releases New Book

by (markrumsey)

Submitted 04-06-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

 I recently sat down with Author Matthew Gavin Frank to talk about the nature of prose versus verse and his new book "Barolo" released by The University of Nebraska Press. "Barolo" is part travel anthology, part foodie digest, and part cultural...

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UICA Volunteer Spotlight: Brett Colley

by (UICA)

Submitted 03-31-2010 under NONPROFITS

Over the past six years, Brett Colley has been a dedicated volunteer, leader, arts advocate, educator, and peer. Brett has generously given countless hours to UICA and to our community as one of the most active members of our all-volunteer Visual...

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"Queeries" Monthly Film Series - Premieres March 19 at Wealthy

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

The following preview of "Queeries" film series is written by Colette Seguin Beighley, Assistant Director, LGBT Resource Center, Grand Valley State University.  "Queeries" premieres Friday, March 19, at Wealthy Theatre. Richard Florida counts...

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