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Events

China in Western Minds

China in Western Minds

Tomorrow, 7am - 7pm
From early Roman trade contact through the Silk Road to the modern television comedy Fresh Off the Boat, China has asserted its influence upon western culture, philosophy, and the decorative arts in a myriad of ways. China in Western Minds explores this phenomenon and provides a striking overview...
Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de Chari, Peru:  Reweaving Tradition in the 21st Century

Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de... Chari, Peru: Reweaving Tradition in the 21st Century

Tomorrow, 7am - 7pm
In the Andean mountain village of Chari, Peru, a weaving cooperative of indigenous women are changing the structure of their lives. The weavers who make up Paya Lliklla utilize handicraft skills to fabricate woven trade goods marketed to clients well outside their local boundaries. Weaving...
Nothing New Under the Sun

Nothing New Under the Sun

Tomorrow, 8am - 5pm
Electric cars and wind turbines really aren't the newest thing in renewable energy technology! Beginning in the late 19th and early 20th centuries a special group of inventors began exploring the potentials for harnessing the energy of the wind and sun. Discover the results of their experiments...

News

Engineering students to race handmade sailboats during 25th annual regatta

Engineering students to race handmade sailboats... during 25th annual regatta

It will be a race to the finish on the high seas in the Keller Engineering Labs during the 25th annual Wooden... Shoe Regatta July 29.
MAREC to host small business development event

MAREC to host small business development event

Grand Valley's MAREC (Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center) is helping host a business development... event called Intercoastal on July 30.
Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members in the news, or those who have given presentations or had articles published are listed below.