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August 01 2017

In a time when religious and cultural differences are causing fractures in communities and tearing nations apart, international students

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June 30 2017

Laura Lam admits that her role overseeing the city of Kalamazoo’s new Foundation for Excellence, the $70.3 million philanthropic approach

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May 30 2017

When the Great Recession hit in 2008, Tim Krone was a computer programmer working in the banking and automotive finance industries.

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April 30 2017

The first year of college can be overwhelming for students, especially those from other countries and those who are the first person in t

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March 31 2017

It’s a pretty obvious cliché but true: Tara East has spent most of her life horsing around.

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March 01 2017

Chris Falk once got a job because he looked like Elvis, but it’s his passion for music that has kept him at the forefront of music promot

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January 30 2017

Cyekeia Lee is a little bit like the hub in the middle of the spokes of a bicycle wheel.

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December 30 2016

Steve Keto’s passion for ecological services can fill a whole forest canopy.

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November 30 2016

Karen Trout says her position is “the dream library job.” Trout oversees selection of adult fiction for the library and is the coordinato

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October 31 2016

Jim VandenBerg is the master of Plan B.

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