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GVL Staff

UBS purchasing used textbooks

The University Book Store will be buying back textbooks all week long on the Allendale, Pew and Meijer campuses.

In Allendale, students can sell their textbooks at UBS in the Kirkhof Center between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and in Kleiner Commons between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Downtown, students can sell books in the DeVos Center from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, with Friday’s buyback hours ending at 5 p.m.

On the Meijer campus, students can sell books Wednesday and Thursday between 2 and 7 p.m.

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GVSU sponsoring Michigan Food Export Seminar

Grand Valley State University’s Van Andel Global Trade Center is sponsoring the seminar, “Why to Export” on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Eberhard Center.

Speakers will discuss assistance programs and resources for Michigan companies to use to become “export ready” and enter international markets successfully.

Michigan’s overall agricultural exports increased more than 10 percent in 2010, reaching $1.75 billion.