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Independent Redistricting Commission visits campuses

Students who participated in visits from the MICRC had opportunities to be involved in politics beyond voting.


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University Libraries eliminates fines

University Libraries eliminates most fines on overdue materials in order to improve equity and access for library visitors. 

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Faculty and Staff Sketches

Members of the campus community who published articles, gave presentations or received accolades are listed.

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Recruiters from 30 firms on campus to meet students

Recruiters were pleased with the safe event that allowed in-person visits with students.

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Article by Michele Coffill

GVFaces: Jim Rademaker

Former WGVU veteran returns to station as general manager.

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Dates set for flu vaccination clinics

Free flu vaccination clinics for the campus community will begin October 5.

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Lakers celebrate the past with ancient games

Students and faculty members celebrated the past with games and other activities during the Paleo-Olympics.

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Article by Peg West

Alert system test set for October 1

All Grand Valley students, faculty and staff members will receive a test message by email, text or phone call.

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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:

University Communications Staff:
Michele Coffill editorial director
Bill Cuppy assistant vice president, UComm – Creative and Multimedia Services
Sarah Dudinetz  social media manager
Ronda Huster university communications assistant
Katherine Kemp motion graphic designer
Chris Knape assistant vice president, UComm – Media and Public Relations
Dave LeFurge-McLeod senior videographer
Tony Packer associate director of video and multimedia
Amanda Pitts photography services manager
Julianna Schrier  social media coordinator
Corey Stamps  multimedia project specialist
Kendra Stanley-Mills associate director of photography
Brian Vernellis senior writer
Peg West  director of digital strategy and media relations
Samantha Drougle, student writer
Thomas Garrett, student writer

Other University Communications publications:
Grand Valley Magazine, flagship publication for GVSU; visit 
GVNext, digital publication; visit , for daily news updates and video features