Common Ground Initiative

» Common Ground Initiative

The Constitution & Religion
Comments Off

The Constitution & Religion

Title: Bruce Frohnen: The Constitution and Religion: Allies, Adversaries, or Something Else?7 PM, Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium, Richard M. DeVos Center401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504Contemporary debates about the Constitution often center on one question: whether our Constitution requires ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
Free Screening of <em>Best of Enemies</em>
Comments Off

Free Screening of Best of Enemies

Title: Free Screening of Best of Enemies7 PM, Celebration! Cinema Grand Rapids Woodland3195 28th Street SEGrand Rapids, MI 49512At the height of the civic unrest in 1968, television news changed forever. During the Democratic and Republican national conventions, two towering public intellectuals—W ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
Character and the Presidency
Comments Off

Character and the Presidency

November 17, 2015Title: Character and the Presidency with keynote by Richard Norton SmithAfternoon through evening, schedule details TBA.Richard M. DeVos Center, Charles W. Loosemore AuditoriumYou’re invited to join us as we launch an exciting multi-year series on Character and the Presidency, an ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
Helen Fisher: The Biology of Leadership
Comments Off

Helen Fisher: The Biology of Leadership

October 8, 2015Title: Helen Fisher: The Biology of Leadership7:00 PM. Richard M. DeVos Center, Charles W. Loosemore AuditoriumDoes Barack Obama think like Abraham Lincoln? What do George Washington and Colin Powell have in common? According to Dr. Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist at the Kinse ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
Finding the Lost Region: Rediscovering the Midwest
Comments Off

Finding the Lost Region: Rediscovering the Midwest

What can the culture and history of the Midwest tell us about the development of democracy, the expansion of industry, and the flourishing of pluralism in America?In comparison to such regions as the South, the far West, and New England, the Midwest and its culture—the history of its peoples and p ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
Finding the Lost Region: Rediscovering the Midwest (Day 2 of 2)
Comments Off

Finding the Lost Region: Rediscovering the Midwest (Day 2 of 2)

By
May 1 - “Finding the Lost Region: A Conference on Rediscovering the Midwest, America’s Most Common Ground.”GVSU Richard M. DeVos Center, Downtown Grand Rapids401 Fulton St. West Grand Rapids, MI 49504From left to right: Mary Eilleen Lyon, Glea ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
Finding the Lost Region: Rediscovering the Midwest (Day 1 of 2)
Comments Off

Finding the Lost Region: Rediscovering the Midwest (Day 1 of 2)

By
April 30 - “Finding the Lost Region: A Conference on Rediscovering the Midwest, America’s Most Common Ground.”GVSU Richard M. DeVos Center, Downtown Grand Rapids401 Fulton St. West Grand Rapids, MI 49504From left to right: Mary Eilleen Lyon, G ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
American Conversations – Cornel West and Robert P. George
Comments Off

American Conversations – Cornel West and Robert P. George

By
April 2, 7 PM “A Workable Armistice in the Culture Wars? A Dialogue Between Cornel West and Robert P. George”Keynote speakers Robert P. George (left) and Cornel West (right).Click the PLAY button below to listen to the exclusive press conference with Robert P. George and ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
Former Michigan Gov. John Engler Visits Hauenstein Center
Comments Off

Former Michigan Gov. John Engler Visits Hauenstein Center

March 30 "Engler Speaks to Students, Faculty, and Community on Education, Economy, and Leadership"GVSU Pew Campus, Downtown Grand Rapids, MichiganFormer Michigan Governor John Engler visited GVSU's Pew Campus for a two-part event on Monday, March 30, 2015. He discus ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
American Conversations – Andrew Kaufman
Comments Off

American Conversations – Andrew Kaufman

By
March 12, 7 PM “Andrew Kaufman: Give War and Peace a Chance” Charles W. Loosemore Auditorium, GVSU DeVos Center, Downtown Grand RapidsKeynote speaker Andrew Kaufman (center) with Ralph Hauenstein (right) and Hauenstein Center Director Gleaves Whitney (left). Considered by m ...
FacebookTwitterMore...
Read more →
Page 1 of 3412345102030...Last »