Read-a-thon at Alpena County Library
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library hosts "Read-a-thon 2014", beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 23 to 8 a.m. on Sunday, August 24. The event benefits Relay for Life.
Noted Glass Artist Kim Harty to Head CCS's Glass Program
College for Creative Studies has named noted glass artist Kim Harty to lead its glass program starting with the fall 2014 semester. Recognized by influential observers in the field as part of the new generation of glass artists, Harty is known for her unique combination of skills, which range from the most traditional studio techniques to the most recent conceptual and media practices.
Detroit Medical Center Opens DMC Heart Hospital
On August 4, the Detroit Medical Center opened its new Heart Hospital. The $78 million, state-of-the-art facility offers patients comprehensive cardiovascular care, including a wide range of the latest minimally invasive treatment options and preventive services.
Van Andel Institute Hosts Grand Challenges in Parkinson's Disease
Grand Challenges in Parkinson's Disease: From molecules to people
takes place Sept. 24-25 at Van Andel Institute in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The symposium brings together global leaders in Parkinson's and neurodegenerative disease research and provides a forum for people with Parkinson's disease to interact with medical professionals and scientists.
Bay College Hosts Charles Munch Exhibit
The Besse Gallery at Bay College in Escanaba hosts an exhibition of works by artist Charles Munch, from August 27 through October 10.
Public Invited to MCC Science Center Groundbreaking on Sept. 3
A groundbreaking ceremony for Muskegon Community College's new Science Center will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at noon in the Stevenson Center courtyard on campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Real Pirates Coming to Grand Rapids Public Museum
Opening on October 18, Real Pirates
tells the true story of the Whydah-- a pirate ship that sank off the coast of Cape Cod nearly 300 years ago. The exhibition at Grand Rapids Public Museum will feature artifacts, cannons, treasure chests and more.
Henry Ford College Offers New Degree in Community Leadership
Students can complete courses toward an associate's degree in Community Leadership from Henry Ford College with a direct pathway into the Community Studies minor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. The program is part of a unique collaboration called the Community Learning Partnership, which is a partnership between HFC and community partners from the non-profit and public sectors in southeast Michigan.
Lake Superior State University Hosts 12th-Annual Lakerpalooza
Lakerpalooza, an annual information and resource fair at Lake Superior State University, will welcome students to the area on Friday, August 22. The event lets the campus and Sault-area communities meet one another through table displays, food, and events.