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TEDx Sustainability Videos

January 31, 2011

Grand Valley’s Sustainable Community Development Initiative hosted TEDxGrandValley, an independently-organized TED event.  We brought together students, faculty, and staff, along with community members, to share ideas across disciplines. Using

Buckridge Named Director of Area Studies

December 15, 2010

Steeve Buckridge, associate professor of history, has been named new director of Grand Valley's Area Studies, part of the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies. He will assume his new duties January 10. see the full story here

Sustainability Links with City of Grand Rapids

December 15, 2010

In a first-ever partnership, the City of Grand Rapids and students from Grand Valley State University are working together to create long-lasting sustainable solutions for the city.

Muskegon Speaker Series

November 24, 2010

  Please join us to hear one of the area's most  influential leaders share his perspectives during this personal, engaging, and educational speaker series.   Dr. Thomas J. Haas President Grand Valley State University Tuesday,

GVSU named Sustainability Leader

November 4, 2010

Grand Valley State University is included in a list of the nation's top 52 leaders for sustainability efforts at higher education institutes, according to the recently released 2011 College Sustainability Report Card issued by the Sustainable Endowment In

Conversations on Scholarship with Rachel Peterson

October 25, 2010

Please join us on Monday, October 25th in Lake Ontario Hall, room #167 at noon for Liberal Studies Professor Rachel Peterson's discussion on: "Theodore Ward's Dramatic Enactments of the Triple Burden and Revolution." Professor Peterson e

Two Writers: A Conversation (Jim Harrison & James Cowan)

September 22, 2010

Two Writers: A Conversation (Jim Harrison & James Cowan) Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room

Dr. Underwood presents workshop for National Women's Studies Association

June 7, 2010

Dr. Kathleen Underwood is among other presenters offering an interactive audiovisual workshop on how to successfully navigate the grant-seeking process from three different sources: internal grants, community-based foundations, and national foundations.

Grand Valley students raise money to bring water filters to Ghana

May 18, 2010

Thanks to the determination of a trio of Grand Valley students, people in a village in Ghana will soon drink clean, filtered water. Students Annie Hakim, Uma Mishra and Amanda Clark are raising money to send 30 water filters, which were developed by Ca

COIS is now Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies!

March 30, 2010

In a naming ceremony on March 30, the College of Interdisciplinary Studies was honored and excited at the naming of the College. The College is now the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies.   for a more complete story, click here



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