Community Updates: Friday, August 12

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-12-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum To Hold Nature-Based, Educational Programs for Students in August  On August 27, the Grand Rapids Public Museum will be introducing three new educational programs as part of a series called The Intersection of...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-22-2022 under NEWS

The Results of an Independent Autopsy in the Patrick Lyoya Case are Released Two weeks after he was shot and killed by a GRPD officer, Patrick Lyoya's family and their legal team have conducted an independent autopsy on his body. Attorneys Ben...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-15-2022 under NEWS

Protestors Gather in Downtown Grand Rapids After Video Footage of Patrick Lyoya's Death is Released to the Public During a press conference on Wednesday, April 13, the Grand Rapids Police Department released footage from the officer-involved...

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When will the COVID-19 pandemic disappear?

by (Kaufman Interfa...)

Submitted 05-25-2020 under NONPROFITS

Written by Aly Mageed, M.D., Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital To say that our lives have dramatically changed over the last few months is an understatement. Globally, we currently have more than 4.3 million people infected with the virus and...

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Meet scientists, learn about the marvels of the brain at Brain Awareness Week Neuroscience Fair

by (msumd)

Submitted 02-26-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Visit the Grand Rapids Public Museum for Michigan State University’s Brain Awareness Week Neuroscience Fair. Meet scientists and learn about the marvels of the brain – from how it looks and feels and works – to how to keep it...

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Catalyst Radio: Discussing conservation in West Michigan

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 12-15-2017 under NONPROFITS

Host Cindy Kamp speaks with Ginny Wanty & Shaun Howard from West Michigan Conservation Network.

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Center for Inquiry Michigan sponsoring March for Science on Saturday

by (cfimichigan)

Submitted 04-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Center for Inquiry (CFI) Michigan, a local secular community group, is officially sponsoring the March for Science in Lansing on Saturday, April 22nd. Jennifer Beahan, CFI Michigan Program Director, will be a featured speaker at the Lansing March,...

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'Dinosaur Fish' May Outlive Us All

by (Michigan Wildli...)

Submitted 04-10-2017 under NONPROFITS

With their large suction mouth, shark-like tail, and rows of bony plates up and down its 6-foot-long body, lake sturgeon are pretty intimidating. But not to 12-year-old Elena Guc. “I think it’s really interesting how lake sturgeon have...

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Grand Rapids Public Museum returns as West Michigan hub for Michigan State University's Science Festival

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 04-04-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is proud to serve as the West Michigan Hub for Michigan State University’s Science Festival for the third consecutive year. Join the GRPM and the rest of the state in this science month celebration...

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Prehistoric Michigan covered by ancient seas, tropical jungles before Mitten formed

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 04-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Today the City of Grand Rapids is a modern city with large buildings, suburban sprawl, and statues dedicated to males of European ancestry. Though these elements are part of our history as a city, they fail to tell the full story of the land that...

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