Grand Rapids city designer speaks at GVSU

The city of Grand Rapids can expect major changes in the next few years. To talk about the city�s master plan, Suzanne Schulz, managing director of design and development for Grand Rapids for 13 years, gave a presentation at Grand Valley State University.

Suzanne Schulz to discuss shaping Grand Rapids at Department Open House

Suzanne will discuss the comprehensive vision that has shaped the Grand Rapids we see today.

2017 Young Alumni Award winner, Carolyn Ulstad, '11

Carolyn Ulstad, '11, received the 2017 Young Alumni Award for her rippling Laker Effect. She studied geography, planning, and environmental science at GV, and went on to work with the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC).

From GVSU Student to World Leader

a conversation with Tommy Remengesau (�79), President of the Republic of Palau

Laker contributes to affordable housing projects in New York City

A Grand Valley student spent his summer in New York City, aiding the Department of City Planning in its initiatives to provide more affordable housing to city residents.

Dr. Vojnovic to discuss Black Cities/White Suburbs at Department Open House

This presentation will explore city building processes and the shaping of the built environment across the Detroit region. Dimensions of class, race and local culture are explored in development processes as are the resulting impacts of socioeconomic and

Carolyn Ulstad: Holland's Sustainability Rockstar Protects Environment, Attracts New Residents

Grand Valley State University Geography and Sustainable Planning alumni, Carolyn Ulstad, is Holland's Sustainability Rockstar. She works to protect the environment meanwhile attracting new residents.

Department Restructures Major Program

The Geography and Sustainable Planning Department has restructured its major program in order to meet industry needs, and better equip students with the necessary skills to succeed in their careers.

Heartwell to discuss impact of local governments on climate change

Heartwell, community sustainability coordinator for the Office of Sustainability Practices, will discuss these strategies during an upcoming presentation Tuesday, February 21. "Beyond the Paris Accords: Adaptation Planning and Local Government" will take

Dr. Cole gives presentation at annual East Lakes Division of the Association of American Geographers meeting

"Beyond Belief: Religious Dogma in World Regional Geography Texts, 1955-2017"

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