More than 60 million plastic bottles are thrown away in the U.S. every day, and Americans buy an estimated 42.6 billion single-serving plastic water bottles each year.
The Grand Rapids Community Foundation has awarded ArtPrize a $50,000 grant to help the urban exhibition and $560,000 competition reach wider audiences.
In one year, West Michigan Aviation Academy’s FIRST Robotics program grew from one, 16-member team to three teams totaling 40 members, illustrating the growing popularity of the program in the region and state.
There’s a green alternative to plastic bottles for drinking water. Are you ready for boxed water?
A Grand Rapids-area high school using flying to interest students in science and engineering. An Ann Arbor school with no textbooks and lots of hands-on learning. A high-poverty Detroit school with students dual-enrolled at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.