Different Waters: Thirty Years in the Amazon

Over the past thirty years, GVSU professor Dr. Jim Penn has repeatedly traveled to the Loreto Region of Peru, South America, participating in programs ranging from wildlife research and natural resource management to community development, healthcare, and

Geography Day brings fun, learning to students

Getting young students excited about learning can be a tough thing to do, but Grand Valley State University's geography students are hoping their GIS Day will do just that.

Brittany Jacobs - 2015 Annis Foundation Intern

Brittany worked with Dr. Alan Steinman's lab on Project Clarity; a project whose goal is restoration of water quality in Lake Macatawa and the Macatawa watershed.

Urban Planning student wins Planning scholarship

Yulia Conley recently won the Michigan Association of Planning (MAP) Memorial Scholarship. The amount of the award is $1000. The MAP Memorial scholarship is a very competitive award: four students won the award in Michigan; Ms. Conley was the only u

Student wins award for graffiti in Grand Rapids research

Alyson Mabie, Geography and Planning major, presented her paper, "Claiming Turf: The Spatial Distribution of Three Discrete Types of Graffiti/Street Art in Southeast Grand Rapids, Michigan,".

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