GVL / Courtesy - Heather Corcoan
Opening party for "Reading Time Across Words and Numbers: Visualization Projects" by Heather Corcoran at Millstone Gallery at COCA in St. Louis, Missouri on April 1, 2016.

University libraries to host October art exhibit

To foster learning and interaction with diverse content, the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons will host various exhibits during the fall semester. Sponsored by Grand Valley State University libraries, “Reading Time Across Words and Numbers: Visualization Projects by Heather Corcoran” will be the next exhibition available to view from Sunday, Oct. 1, to Sunday, Oct. 29.

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'Rock the Runway' to benefit children's hospital

Two local businesses will host “Rock the Runway,” a charity fashion show benefiting the Helen Devos Children’s Hospital, Thursday, Sept. 28, at 6 p.m. Dutton General Store and Myrtle Mae’s Chic Boutique will be showcasing clothing from their own stores at The Golf Club at Thornapple in Grand Rapids.

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GVSU public health program to hold benefit for hurricane victims

Although local students at Grand Valley State University may not have to worry about natural disasters during the school year, the rest of the country is not as fortunate. Following the destruction of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, the GVSU master of public health (MPH) program is teaming up with Grand Rapids-based Creston Brewery and SEARCH Homeless Services to raise funds for those who have been affected by the storms.