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Character and the Presidency
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Character and the Presidency

November 17, 2015: Character and the Presidency with keynote by Richard Norton Smith6PM, Charles W. Loosemore AuditoriumRichard M. DeVos CenterThis year we launched an exciting multi-year series on Character and the Presidency, an annual event that will explore an area in which both ...
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Helen Fisher: The Biology of Leadership
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Helen Fisher: The Biology of Leadership

October 8, 2015Helen Fisher: The Biology of LeadershipOctober 8, 2015According to Dr. Helen Fisher, biological anthropologist at the Kinsey Institute and Chief Scientific Advisor to Match.com, approximately 50% of who we are stems from our individual biology. With the Koeze Business Ethics Initiativ ...
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Finding the Lost Region: Rediscovering the Midwest
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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 ...
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Finding the Lost Region: Rediscovering the Midwest (Day 2 of 2)
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Finding the Lost Region: Rediscovering the Midwest (Day 2 of 2)

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

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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 ...
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American Conversations – Cornel West and Robert P. George
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American Conversations – Cornel West and Robert P. George

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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).Cornel West and Robert P. George are both professors at Princeton. Beyond that, they seem to share little ...
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Former Michigan Gov. John Engler Visits Hauenstein Center
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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 ...
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American Conversations – Andrew Kaufman
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American Conversations – Andrew Kaufman

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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 ...
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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 49504American Conversations speaker Alfred Mele (right) with Hauenstein Center director, Gleaves Whitney.Does free will exist? The question has fueled debate among phil ...
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