Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies
Panelists at Talking Together event will share views about repairing a divided country
Panelists from divergent backgrounds will lead discussion and share their views about repairing a divided country during the March 23 Talking Together events.
Mar 20, 2023
Hauenstein Center panel discusses region's housing shortage, solutions
Grand Rapids and Kent County face a shortage of affordable housing that will have detrimental effects on the region's livability and appeal, unless more partnerships are nurtured and communities can implement strategies.
Mar 17, 2023
New Hauenstein Center director has strong ties to organization
Following a national search, Megan Rydecki was selected as the Hauenstein Center's executive director in December. She began her new position in early January and brings extensive experience in leadership roles across several industries.
Mar 2, 2023
Author reveals inside look at White House relationships
Kate Andersen Brower shared anecdotes and stories from her books detailing the relationships among presidents and the vice presidents, first ladies and the White House support staff during the Hauenstein Center's Presidents' Day Celebration.
Feb 22, 2023
Author, activist will bridge divides with 'revolutionary love' at next Talking Together event
Valarie Kaur is the author of the bestselling book 'See No Stranger.'
Feb 16, 2023
MLK speaker: King evolved as a civil rights leader
The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, in partnership with the Division of Inclusion and Equity, welcomed Mary Frances Berry to the Pew Grand Rapids Campus as part of Grand Valley's Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Week.
Jan 20, 2023
Hauenstein event: Journalists see Supreme Court on historic path
For journalists like Adam Liptak with the New York Times and James Romoser of SCOTUSblog, the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority has made for a historic time to be reporting on the high court's rulings.
Dec 13, 2022
New Hauenstein Center director brings lived experience, Laker commitment to role
Megan Rydecki to take helm at Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies
Dec 13, 2022
Hauenstein speaker: Founding Fathers grappled with disillusionment over their young nation
The Hauenstein Center welcomed Syracuse University professor Dennis Rasmussen to discuss his book on the Founding Fathers and their growing disillusionment with the United States soon after its creation.
Nov 18, 2022
Rebuilding voters' trust key for midterm elections, says panel
Improving trust and developing connections were recurring themes among panelists during the Hauenstein Center's 2022 Election Panel at the DeVos Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.
Oct 28, 2022