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86-year-old Student Begins 36th Year at GVSU

As freshmen begin their academic careers at Grand Valley State University they may wish to seek the advice of more experienced students.

86-year-old Ann Dilley certainly fits the bill.

Dilley is a jewelry and metalsmithing student beginning her 36th academic year at GVSU.

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‘To the Rescue’ Safety Exhibit Back at Grand Rapids Children’s Museum on Tuesday

Grand Rapids Children's Museum's popular exhibit "To the Rescue" returns on Tuesday, September 1!

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GVSU Flies Flag at Half Staff, Creates Scholarship to Honor Richard Wheeler

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2016 M-STEP Dates and Changes Announced

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) has announced testing dates for the 2016 Michigan Student Test of Education Progress (M-STEP).

MDE has also announced changes to the M-STEP and testing dates for the SAT, ACT and PSAT.

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GVSU Professor, Students Discover Gate to Ancient Home of Goliath [Photos]

A Grand Valley State University professor, along with 12 students and an international team of archaeologists, recently unearthed a massive gate in Israel which is believed to have been used by Goliath.

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GVSU Named One of the Greenest Schools in Country

Grand Valley State University has been named one of the country’s greenest universities for the fourth year in a row by Sierra Club.

GVSU is the highest-ranking Michigan university on the list.

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Top Tips on Grilling Hamburgers

For us guys, it is a "guy" thing, cooking on that outdoor grill is king. Nothing better than standing over those flames, cooking some of foods finest. We're experts, right. Well, not exactly. So, I'm here to help.

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Number of Michigan High Schools With Sports Participation Fees Down Five Percent

The Michigan High School Athletic Association says high schools that assessed participation fees dropped five percent during the 2014-15 school year to its lowest level since 2011-12.

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Amtrak Exhibit Train in Grand Rapids Tomorrow

The Amtrak Exhibit Train, showcasing the past, present and future of America’s Railroad®, will be open to the public for free tours this Saturday in Grand Rapids as part of the national Amtrak Train Days tour.  The Exhibit Train is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.at the Amtrak Station at 440 Century Avenue SW.  

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Survey Says Families Starting Back-To-School Shopping Earlier, Are You? [Poll]

According to a recent Meijer customer survey, 75 percent of shoppers are expecting to buy as much as they can on their back-to-school list before the first day of school.

When are you starting back-to-school shopping?

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Young Cyber-Bully Victim Speaks out to Help Other Bullied Kids [Video]

An 11-year-old boy is taking a stand against cyber-bullies in a new video he recently posted on YouTube.

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Parents Plan to Spend an Average of $873 per Student on Back-To-School Shopping

A new survey from Rubicon Project says 56 percent of parents plan to spend more on back-to-school shopping this year than they did last year. They also plan to spend an average of $873 per student.

Does $873 seem a little high?

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