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Pulitzer Prize-winning author speaks at Hauenstein Center

On Thursday, Jan. 10, Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, presidential historian, contributing editor of TIME magazine and writer for the New York Times Book Review, spoke about his newest novel, “The Soul of America: The Better Angels of Our Nature.” The event also served as the third anniversary of the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies’ eponym, Ralph Hauenstein.  

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KCON awarded grant to fund senior onsite care

Grand Valley State University’s Kirkhof College of Nursing will soon be providing onsite care to older area residents who are income-eligible or disabled. Two locations will be offering the program starting this month including Reflections, a senior housing community, and Mount Mercy Apartments. The new care project, in collaboration with the nurse-managed GVSU Family Health Center, is being funded by a $493,690 grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund. 

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GVSU hosts collaborative lecture on rising prescription drug costs

During Grand Valley State University's hosted lecture titled “The Highs and Lows of Prescription Drugs,” several expert panelists gathered to explain the reasons behind the rising prices and discuss how the pharmaceutical industry is attempting to deal with them to better serve consumers. The lecturers also touched on the monetary effect that the rising costs have on both the economy as well as consumers.