Water Issue | Fall 2023

Lakers on Water

Experts share what they have learned about appreciating and protecting this vital resource.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Feature


Read article AWRI's research helps restore Muskegon Lake

AWRI's research helps restore Muskegon Lake

After decades of collaborative work, the lake nears coming off of EPA's 'concern list.'

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Feature

Read article Water in the West

Water in the West

Studying the elements while out of your element and in the scenic vistas of the West's national parks.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Feature

Read article Learning to solve water's 'Wicked' Problems in Traverse City

Learning to solve water's 'Wicked' Problems in Traverse City

An immersive week in northern Michigan highlights the regional center's plan to prepare students for the area's blue and green economy.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Feature


The President's Page

Champions like Anthony Manganaro are needed to help us position GVSU into a flagship university of the future.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|The President's Page


Read article Bopi Biddanda

Bopi Biddanda

A professor of water resources at AWRI, Biddanda initially wanted to be a forest ranger, until his parents introduced him to the seashore.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Q & A

Read article Homecoming 1978: Grand Valley's first

Homecoming 1978: Grand Valley's first

Take a look back at what Homecoming was like in 1978 and learn about all the events planned for this year's celebration.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Alumni News

Read article Water flows through the Grand Valley Art Gallery

Water flows through the Grand Valley Art Gallery

One compelling way to appreciate how water touches all of us is by experiencing it through the eyes of artists.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Arts


The Grand: Uniquely perfect for rowing

The Laker Navy will celebrate 60 years on Michigan's longest river.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Focal Point / Behind the Lens


Read article A vision forward

A vision forward

David Hufford '67 worked on the original boat named Angus as a helmsman and with water testing. That early experience helped propel Hufford's career as aquatic biologist.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Supporting Future Leaders

Read article Your 2023 Homecoming Guide

Your 2023 Homecoming Guide

Join thousands of GVSU alumni and fans for a week of activities and events to celebrate being a Laker for a Lifetime!

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Alumni News

Read article Dedication of Harris Family Athletic Complex signals wrestling's return

Dedication of Harris Family Athletic Complex signals wrestling's return

Grand Valley's wrestling program returns to varsity status following a generous gift from a Laker Hall of Famer and his family.

Water Issue | Fall 2023|Briefs