For four Laker couples, seemingly mundane locations on campus have marked the start of their love stories.
Social justice begins with me
The GRPL book club is designed for children ages 4-11 and explores social justice topics that impact their daily lives through children's literature.
'Pot of gold'
Douglas Gilbert is a retired photographer who gifted his entire collection, including rare photos of a young Bob Dylan, to Grand Valley's Art Gallery.
Thompsons help students from working families realize dreams
Detroiters Bob and Ellen Thompson established the university's largest scholarship program; it is focused on opening access to education for students from working families.
For team captain, hockey is more than a sport
From the days her father flooded the family backyard to create an ice rink, hockey has remained a constant in Allison Stapleton's life.
Grand Rapids police chief builds career on relationships
The first African American police chief for Grand Rapids, Eric Payne has had a series of influencers in his life before that term was trendy.
Researchers study if bats could lead to less spraying at apple orchards
Researchers are studying the extent bats consume insects that are problematic for apple orchards. Part of the work also involves finding ways to attract more bats to the properties.
Accelerated degree program fits governor's initiative
With Michigan's governor on campus, President Philomena V. Mantella announced an accelerated program that will help adults complete their bachelor's degrees and enhance productivity.
Paul Isely has become somewhat of an economics guru. For nearly a decade, West Michigan employers have used his historically accurate economic findings to help guide their business decisions.
Jim '79 and Nancy Ayres
Jim and Nancy Ayres are strongly connected to Grand Valley and Laker athletics.
Faculty, students conduct solar energy research
Consumers Energy owns and operates Grand Valley's Solar Garden, and provides grants for faculty-led interdisciplinary projects.
Lakers returned to Grand Valley October 25-27 for homecoming events and activities.