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Geologist alumnus makes his mark

Gregg Swayze fell in love with geology when his older brother, a geology student at Grand Valley State University, took him on a trip to Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. As a high school senior, Swayze was fascinated with the thought...

Students' idea wins first place

Team Soletics, from Grand Valley�s Seidman College of Business, took first place at the Accelerate Michigan Innovation competition November 14, 2013, in Detroit.

Thum Wins Scientist of the Year

Ryan Thum, a researcher at Grand Valley�s Annis Water Resources Institute, has been awarded Scientist of the Year honors by the Northeast Aquatic Plant Management Society.

Gould summers with turtles

While some students spent time on the beach in the summer, others were deep in academic research.

Alum's research is cover story

The January-March 2010 cover of Biochemistry, a journal published by the American Chemical Society, shows a picture of the structure of a particular enzyme. It may appear confusing to some, but not to Grand Valley alum Kyle Schneider.

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