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Peer mentoring group hosts game show, builds connections within Psychology Department

'Freud's Family Feud' pitted the Id Family against the Ego Family.


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Alderink retires after diverse teaching, coaching career

The physical therapy associate professor served as the volunteer pitching coach for the Lakers for 23 years.

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Students research health issues for veterans, create resources

The collaborative work with a health communications class researched the effects of burn pits and traumatic brain injuries on veterans.

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Article by Peg West

Collaboration between departments reduces textbook costs for students

The digital course pack saved individual students about $80; total savings for 14 sections was $10,000.

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Faculty and staff sketches

Members of the campus community who earned recognition, had research published, gave presentations or media interviews are listed.

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GVFaces: Ari Mokdad, visiting faculty member

After living in the Detroit area, Mokdad took inspiration from Lake Michigan and brought it into her performance pieces.

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The GVSU Forum is published by University Communications; it is distributed bimonthly during the academic year and monthly during the spring/summer semesters. Send publication items to Michele Coffill, editor, c/o [email protected]. Web: gvsu.edu/forum

University Communications Staff:
Sherry Bouwman university communications assistant
Katherine Barnard motion graphic designer
Michele Coffill associate director of digital and print publications
Bill Cuppy creative director, video and multimedia
Sarah Dudinetz  social media specialist 
Chris Knape director of university communications
Dave LeFurge-McLeod videographer
Tony Packer videographer
Amanda Pitts photography services manager
Julianna Schrier  social media coordinator
Kendra Stanley-Mills photographer
Brian Vernellis communications specialist
Peg West associate director of strategy/digital content

Other University Communications publications:
Grand Valley Magazine, published quarterly; visit gvsu.edu/gvmagazine 
GVNext, web publication; visit gvsu.edu/gvnext , for daily news updates and video features