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Wheelhouse Talks — Rosalynn Bliss
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Wheelhouse Talks — Rosalynn Bliss

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February 11, 2015 – 12:30-1:30 PM Seidman College of Business – Charles W. Loosemore Forum Room50 Front Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504Speaker Rosalynn Bliss (center) with GVSU President Thomas J. Haas (right) and Hauenstein Center Director Gleaves Whitney.Community leader and ...
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Coffee House Debate — Is Citizens United Good for American Democracy?
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Coffee House Debate — Is Citizens United Good for American Democracy?

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February 3, 2015 – 7 PM, GVSU DeVos Center, Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium401 Fulton St. West, Grand Rapids, MI 49504Left to right: Gleaves Whitney, Ian Millhiser, Magistrate Judge Hugh W. Brenneman, Hans von Spakovsky, and Joe Hogan Does unlimited political spending help or ...
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American Conversations – Alfred Mele
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American Conversations – Alfred Mele

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January 22, 2015 – 7 PM, GVSU DeVos Center, Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium401 Fulton St. West, Grand Rapids, MI 49504Wheelhouse Talks speaker Alfred Mele (right) with Hauenstein Center director, Gleaves Whitney.Does free will exist? The question has fueled debate among philosophe ...
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Wheelhouse Talks — Judge Sara Smolenski
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Wheelhouse Talks — Judge Sara Smolenski

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January 14, 2015 – 12:30-1:30 PM Seidman College of Business – Charles W. Loosemore Forum Room50 Front Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504Speaker Judge Sara Smolenski (left) with Hauenstein Center director, Gleaves Whitney.January 14, 2015 - A native of Grand Rapi ...
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William S. Cohen Awarded the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship
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William S. Cohen Awarded the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship

Grand Valley State University, through its Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, was proud to present its most prestigious award, the COL Ralph W. Hauenstein Fellowship, to Former Secretary of Defense, William S. Cohen on Monday, January 19th, 2015.This award was created in 2010 in anticipatio ...
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H.W. Brands: The Prez – Machiavelli Visits the White House
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H.W. Brands: The Prez – Machiavelli Visits the White House

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December 10 – 7:00 PM, L.V. Eberhard Center301 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504Keynote speaker H.W. Brands (right) with Hauenstein Center director, Gleaves Whitney.December 10, 2014 - For centuries the name Machiavelli has been synonymous with amoral cal ...
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Wheelhouse Talks — Barbara Pickut
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Wheelhouse Talks — Barbara Pickut

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November 12, 2014 – 12:30-1:30 PM Seidman College of Business – Charles W. Loosemore Forum Room50 Front Avenue SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504November 12, 2014 - As Medical Director of Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders at The Hauenstein Neuroscience Center at Merc ...
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Francis Fukuyama – Political Order and Political Decay
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Francis Fukuyama – Political Order and Political Decay

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November 6 – 7:00 PM L.V. Eberhard Center301 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504November 6, 2014 - Writing in The Wall Street Journal, David Gress called volume one of Francis Fukuyama’s Origins of Political Order “magisterial in its learning and admira ...
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Coffee House Debates – Funding for Higher Education
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Coffee House Debates – Funding for Higher Education

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October 21, 2014 – 1:30-2:45 PM Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium, GVSU Grand Rapids CampusOctober 21, 2014 – 1:30-2:45 PM Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium, GVSU Grand Rapids Campus401 West Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI 49504Across the state and nation, there has ...
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The Rule of Law: President Ford and the Constitution
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The Rule of Law: President Ford and the Constitution

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Monday, October 20, 2014 – Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Downtown Grand Rapids303 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504The first use of the 25th Amendment occurred in 1973 when President Richard Nixon nominated Congressman Gerald R. Ford of Michigan to fill the vacancy lef ...
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