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Geography students present research to national meeting

Besides enjoying the sun and sand in San Francisco, three Grand Valley State University students presented their research at the 2016 Association of American Geographers (AAG) meeting that took place March 29-April 2.

Michigan Campus Compact recognizes students for Commitment to Service

Jameson Schryer, GVSU Geography Major recognized as outstanding student for his commitment to service.

International student earns Semester at Sea Scholarship

Yulia Conley, senior economics and geography major was awarded one of two presidential scholarships, totaling nearly $30,000 for the University of Virginia's Semester at Sea program, covering every expense from tuition to visa fees.

Initiative connects campus to community

A new pilot program at Grand Valley State University is aiming to increase the supportive culture of community-based learning and scholarship in West Michigan.

Urban Planning Expert to Give Campus, Community Lectures

A Columbia University professor and author will give campus and community presentations Monday, March 14, on gentrification in urban neighborhoods.

Geography and planning department expands to include sustainability

With the world constantly evolving, Grand Valley State University aims to make its programs up to date with what's going on in today's world.

Students visit GVSU for day of geography activities and learning

To join an annual and national geography public awareness program, 30 local middle school students spent October 30 at Grand Valley participating in geocaching and other geographic exercises. r

Different Waters: Thirty Years in the Amazon

Over the past thirty years, GVSU professor Dr. Jim Penn has repeatedly traveled to the Loreto Region of Peru, South America, participating in programs ranging from wildlife research and natural resource management to community development, healthcare, and

Geography Day brings fun, learning to students

Getting young students excited about learning can be a tough thing to do, but Grand Valley State University's geography students are hoping their GIS Day will do just that.

Brittany Jacobs - 2015 Annis Foundation Intern

Brittany worked with Dr. Alan Steinman's lab on Project Clarity; a project whose goal is restoration of water quality in Lake Macatawa and the Macatawa watershed.



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