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West Michigan Economy Grew Stronger in July

A Grand Valley State University economist says the West Michigan economy is a little stronger than it was last month.

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GVSU Gets $200,000 to Study Honeybees

Researchers at Grand Valley State University are studying honeybees across the country to understand why the population is declining. Their study has earned them a $200,000 grant.

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GVSU Hosting ‘Poképarty’ on Tuesday

Add Grand Valley State University to the millions of those embracing Pokémon GO around the world.

GVSU is hosting a Poképarty on Tuesday, July 19.

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GVSU Raises Tuition, Gives Faculty and Staff 2.9 Percent Raise

Today, the Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees approved the budget for fiscal year 2016. The budget includes an increase for tuition and a 2.9 percent raise for staff and faculty.

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99-Year-Old Athletes at the USA Masters Track Championships at GVSU

The USA Masters Track Championships are at GVSU, July 14 - 17.

Over 1,000 athletes will compete. The two oldest are 99 years old and one of them is from Kalamazoo.

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Top Athletes at the USA Masters Track Championships at GVSU

The USA Masters Track Championships are in Allendale at Grand Valley State University, July 14 - 17. Here are the top athletes to watch for!

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Former NFL Player, Hollywood Star and Former Olympians in Grand Rapids for USA Masters Track Championships

Over 1,000 athletes including over 100 from Michigan will compete in this week's USA Masters Track Championships in Allendale at Grand Valley State University.

Among those competing are a former NFL player, a Hollywood actor and former Olympians.

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Slow Growth Returns to West Michigan Economy

The West Michigan economy is back on track as slow growth has returned, according to a Grand Valley State University economist.

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USA Masters Track Championships at GVSU, July 14 – 17

The nation's best will be competing at the USA Track & Field Masters Championships at Grand Valley State University in Allendale from July 14 - 17.

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Maker Faire Coming Back to Grand Rapids in August

Maker Faire is back in Grand Rapids on August 20 & 21 for its 3rd year, once again held at the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) and nearby Grand Valley State University’s Hall of Engineering. Combining a traditional science fair with innovation and engineering, community makers will showcase what they have made and share what they have learned.

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GVSU Using Horses for Speech Therapy [Photos]

A Grand Valley State University professor is using an emerging speech-language therapy technique to help her patients improve their speech. She's using horses.

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GVSU’s New Video Board is Nine Times Bigger [Video]

Last week, Grand Valley State University announced that construction has begun on a new video board at Lubbers Stadium.

The new board will be 40 feet tall and 72.5 feet wide, making it nine times bigger than the last video board.

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