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October 2016

LMC Activities

Bopi Biddanda participated in the Undergraduate Research Fair on October 4. He serves as GVSU’s representative to the Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC). He announced the next round of funding available through MSGC while at the fair.

Tori Harris, graduate student working with Rick Rediske, successfully passed her qualifying exam on Oct 14.

Mark Luttenton attended the 2-day Big Data Ignite conference held at DeVos Place on September 29 and 30.

Mark Luttenton hosted the October meeting of the West Michigan Chapter of the Michigan Botanical Club at Grand Valley State University on October 15.

Jim McNair and Kevin Strychar represented AWRI at the Undergraduate Research Fair held on the Allendale campus on October 4.

Al Steinman participated in a conference call of the Great Lakes Advisory Board on October 18.

Al Steinman chaired the meeting of the Environmental Committee at the Community Foundation for Muskegon County on October 18.

Janet Vail has been re-appointed to the Environmental Studies Advisory Board. Her term runs through winter 2019.

Janet Vail participated in a Freshwater Forum Committee meeting hosted by Cranbrook Institute of Science on October 19. She conferred with Cranbrook’s head of watershed education about statewide water education efforts after the Forum Committee meeting.    

Janet Vail attended a Creek Connections in West Michigan workshop on October 22.

Janet Vail attended the Regional Math & Science Center’s Advisory Board meeting on October 26.

Janet Vail attended the West Michigan Clean Air Coalition meeting on October 28 to review the 2016 ozone season and to discuss plans for complying with the new, stricter ozone standards.