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Get Your Diploma, Get Your Dream

Shelley Irwin
April 12, 2013 | WGVU  We continue our weekly series on the local project, Get Your Diploma. Get Your Dream, a part of the national initiative, American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen. Joining us is Donna Boman, Principal of Riverside Middle School to discuss the challenges students face, and the champions and resources available to help them succeed. To learn more visit: wgvu.org/graduate. 

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River Bank Run
  April 17, 2015  |  WGVU  The Fifth Third River Bank Run will soon be off and running. Race Director Kristen Aidif joins TMS to talk about the need for runners and volunteers.   
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Geometry by Construction
  April 17, 2015  |  WGVU  Aquinas Math Professor Mike McDaniel joins us to talk about his latest geometry textbook, ‘Geometry by Construction.’ We talk about the combo of math, science and more.   
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Religion 101
  April 17, 2015  |  WGVU  Religion 101, a monthly segment with guests on behalf of the Kaufmann Interfaith Institute. Program Manager Katie Gordon talks about the activities happening within the Institute, including special guests from England.   
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Chef Matt Millar
  April 17, 2015  |  WGVU  Chef Matt Millar returns to studio to discuss his latest venture, a new restaurant project coming to Saugatuck.    
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Museum Free Day
  April 17, 2015  |  WGVU  Come the 26th of the month; visit local museums for free. Those involved, including guests from Amway and local museums, discuss this great opportunity.   
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Neal Jacobs
  April 17, 2015  |  WGVU  Singer/Song Writer Neal Jacobs returns to TMS. He is performing this Saturday night at Muskegon's The Block. Neal shares work from his latest CD.    
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Chilly Blues
  April 17, 2015  |  WGVU  Grand Haven hosts the 23rd Annual Chilly Blues this weekend with a new event this year, a Bell's Brewery Tap Takeover night. Steve Loftis joins in with the details.   
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WGVU Explorers
  April 16, 2015  |  WGVU  WGVU Explorers are in Italy right now. They’re finishing the 2nd week touring the likes of Rome and more, WGVU's GM Michael Walenta joins us to tell us all about it.    
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The University Wits
  April 16, 2015  |  WGVU  The University Wits is a small nonprofit theatre company, composed of GVSU Grads. This weekend they perform the play, ‘The Sixth Guest.’ Playwright Kyle Walker joins us with the details.   
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Libary Lines
  April 16, 2015  |  WGVU  Library Lines, every month guests from the GRPL join in with talk about their monthly happenings. Today, talk about the White Glove Event, a benefit for the Foundation.   
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City Beat
  April 16, 2015  |  WGVU  City Beat: where to go and what to do come the weekend in West Michigan, with Grand Rapids Magazine’s Marty Primeau.   
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Thankful Thursdays
  April 16, 2015  |  WGVU  Thankful Thursdays, a monthly segment showing the impact of private gifts at GVSU by highlighting the generosity of supporters. Today, we discuss a scholarship thanks to the Otts.    
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Discuss, Decide, Document
  April 16, 2015  |  WGVU  Next week, join Emmanuel Hospice and Making Choices Michigan in one of the ongoing conversation nights for a light hearted and informative event. On behalf of National Healthcare Decisions Day, we talk about this "Gift of Grace” Discuss, Decide, Document.    
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  April 16, 2015  |  WGVU  CLAS, every month putting the spotlight on GVSU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Today, meet Dr. Carl Brown, the new Director of the Speech Lab.   
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Local Blues Matters
  April 16, 2015  |  WGVU  This weekend, Local Blues Matter! Don't miss a fundraiser, a benefit concert, with proceeds benefiting WGVU FM Blues Programming. We talk about it this morning.    
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Sustainable Community Voices
  April 15, 2015  |  WGVU  Sustainable Community Voices, monthly putting the spotlight on all things sustainable, with today's topic, a Biophysical approach to national accounting.    
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The Equest Center
  April 15, 2015  |  WGVU  The Equest Center for Therapeutic Riding celebrates 25 years with a party. We discuss the 25th Silver Anniversary Gala with the Executive Director.    
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Brooks College
  April 15, 2015  |  WGVU  Monthly guests from the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies join us. Today's conversation is about the Writing Center, with special guest Patrick Johnson, Director of the Fred Meijer Center for Writing.   
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Van Andel Institute Happenings
  April 15, 2015  |  WGVU  We catch up with guests from the Van Andel Institute, today's conversation is on Parkinson's Research with Dr. Darren Moore, Associate Professor, Head of VAI's Lab of Molecular Neurodegeneration.   
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St. Cecilia Music Center
  April 15, 2015  |  WGVU  St. Cecilia Music Center concludes its Chamber Music Series with the program Passionate Expressions, Pianist Wu Han talking today about the program and the series.    
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Senior Concerns
  April 15, 2015  |  WGVU  Senior Concerns, a monthly conversation with guests joining us on behalf of the AAAWM. Today, talk on Nutrition Programs with Lisa Wideman, Senior Meals.    
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Wimage App
  April 15, 2015  |  WGVU  A unique collaboration is happening between KCAD, the Mental Health Foundation and DisArt. We learn about a Smart App created to engage and raise awareness of disability. Those in studio discuss the Wimage App.   
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Finding Your Style
  April 14, 2015  |  WGVU  Finding Your Style, every month guests join us in studio to talk about both personal and professional style for men and women here in West Michigan.   
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The Family Owned Business Institute
  April 14, 2015  |  WGVU  The Family Owned Business Institute is hosting an workshop in May, bringing in applied design thinkers and more. Joseph Horak, Director of the Family Owned Business Institute, stops by with the specifics.   
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Naturally Speaking
  April 14, 2015  |  WGVU  Guests from the DNR join us each month. Today's topic is Forest Stewardship.    
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Telling Your Story
  April 14, 2015  |  WGVU  Reverend Bob Horton shares his story on behalf of Emmanuel, Clark, St Ann's, Porter Hills and Sunset.   
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SLD Read
  April 14, 2015  |  WGVU  A fundraiser for SLD Read is right around the corner, a nonprofit community resource serving West Michigan. We discuss the details and the 2015 Kathryn Timmer Literacy Award.   
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Local First
  April 14, 2015  |  WGVU  We talk about the happenings of Local First every month. Today, a tease of the Local First Street Party and more about the role of B Corps.   
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Consumers Energy
  April 14, 2015  |  WGVU  Consumers Energy is committed to purchasing Michigan made goods and services. We talk about how the community is involved with CE Officer Brian Wheeler.   
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Nutrient Nook
  April 13, 2015  |  WGVU  Nutrient Nook, every month talking about nutrition with guests on behalf of Grand Valley Health Plan. Today's topic, addiction and recovery.   
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Chamber Chat
  April 13, 2015  |  WGVU  Chamber Chat, monthly putting the spotlight on the doings of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce.    
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Perspectives in Philanthropy
  April 13, 2015  |  WGVU  Perspectives in Philanthropy, Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Diana Sieger sharing today's discussion, "Place Matters."   
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Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids
  April 13, 2015  |  WGVU  Jewish Theatre Grand Rapids presents Death of a Salesman. Director Jason Marlett and cast are in studio to discuss.   
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APWA Snow Conference
  April 13, 2015  |  WGVU  More than 1500 Snow Fighters from throughout the US are in town for the American Public Works Association's Snow Conference. Guests join us to discuss.    
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