Convocation

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This ceremonial occasion is observed as a time to welcome incoming freshmen, honor distinguished faculty members, and celebrate the beginning of a new academic year. About this photo

Events

China in Western Minds

China in Western Minds

Today, 7am - 7pm
From early Roman trade contact through the Silk Road to the modern television comedy Fresh Off the Boat, China has asserted its influence upon western culture, philosophy, and the decorative arts in a myriad of ways. China in Western Minds explores this phenomenon and provides a striking overview...
Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de Chari, Peru: Reweaving Tradition in the 21st Century

Paya Lliklla, Las Tejedoras de... Chari, Peru: Reweaving Tradition in the 21st Century

Today, 7am - 7pm
In the Andean mountain village of Chari, Peru, a weaving cooperative of indigenous women are changing the structure of their lives. The weavers who make up Paya Lliklla utilize handicraft skills to fabricate woven trade goods marketed to clients well outside their local boundaries. Weaving...
Nothing New Under the Sun

Nothing New Under the Sun

Today, 8am - 5pm
Electric cars and wind turbines really aren't the newest thing in renewable energy technology! Beginning in the late 19th and early 20th centuries a special group of inventors began exploring the potentials for harnessing the energy of the wind and sun. Discover the results of their experiments...

News

Fall Arts Celebration begins with international art showcase

Fall Arts Celebration begins with international... art showcase

An opening reception for "Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal" will take place September 10 on the Allendale... Campus.
Move-In Week 2015: photos and video

Move-In Week 2015: photos and video

More than 600 students, alumni, faculty and staff members helped new and returning students move in August 23-27.
Laptops half off during Surplus Store sale

Laptops half off during Surplus Store sale

Grand Valley's Surplus Store, which resells used university inventory to increase sustainability and reduce landfill... waste, will hold a sale Saturday, August 29 from 8 a.m.-noon.