What's happening on campus

October 3, 2023 (Volume 47, Number 3)

See more events online. Highlighted events through mid-October are listed below.

Book Bans and Censorship: Wednesday, October 4, 6-7:30 p.m., DeVos Center, Loosemore Auditorium; CECI's Educational Foundations will host a panel discussion on the increase of book banning in public schools and libraries locally and across the U.S.; RSVP online

Native American Heritage Event: Thursday, October 5, 11 a.m.-noon, DeVos Center, Loosemore Auditorium; the Hon. Allie Maldonado, citizen of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, will share her journey

Inspiration Station with Shannon Cohen: Thursday, October 5, 2 p.m., Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room; join the GVSU Laker Store and alumna Shannon Cohen, who will share her journey and "Hope on the Go" products

Laker Club Talks: Thursday, October 5, 4-5 p.m., Laker Club, Allendale Campus; Ning “Jackie” Zhang, dean of the College of Health Professions, will give a presentation; RSVP online and to view additional presentations

48th Annual Great Lakes History Conference: October 5-7, Pew Grand Rapids Campus

GVSU Arts Celebration Poetry Night: Thursday, October 5, 7-9 p.m., Wealthy Theatre, 1130 Wealthy St. SE, Grand Rapids; Kimiko Hahn is the author of 10 books of poems; a book signing follows this presentation

Faculty Artist Recital: Friday, October 6, 7:30 p.m., Performing Arts Center, Sherman van Solkema Recital Hall; Paul Carlson, affiliate professor of tuba and euphonium, will perform

Laker Open House: Saturday, October 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Kirkhof Center; prospective students and their supporters will tour the Mary Idema Pew Library and other campus buildings, explore majors and student services in a morning fair, and have opportunities for optional downtown tours available in the afternoon; RSVP online and to view other dates

Performance Studio Series: October 11-13, Performing Arts Center, Linn Maxwell Black Box Theatre; student production of "The Baltimore Waltz"

Fall Career and Internship Fair: Thursday, October 12, 1-5 p.m., DeVos Place Convention Center, 303 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids; 230 employers with immediate openings are expected, learn more online

Laker Club Talks: Thursday, October 12, 4-5 p.m., DeVos Center, University Club Room; Kara Van Dam, vice provost for Graduate and Lifetime Learning, will give a presentation; RSVP online and to view additional presentations

President's Forum: Monday, October 16, 1:30-2:30 p.m., L. William Seidman Center; Bryan Alexander, senior scholar at Georgetown University, will join President Philomena V. Mantella and Provost Fatma Mili to discuss "Universities On Fire: Higher Education in The Age of Climate Crisis," book signing and reception to follow; RSVP online by October 8

Study Abroad Fair: Tuesday, October 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room; the Padnos International Center hosts its largest event of the semester; students can explore programs and talk with faculty program directors



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This article was last edited on October 3, 2023 at 10:18 a.m.

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