The sun rises over a university campus.

GVSU in photos, September 2022

Three college students laugh together.
First-year students, from left, Destinee Green, Leila Journey-Woodrow and Taila Evans laugh together as they wait for the start of the first home football game.
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A soccer player pumps a fist to teammates along the sidelines during a game.
Goalkeeper Callie Rich gets pumped up at the beginning of the soccer game on September 16, 2022.
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A portrait of a student veteran in the woods with light hitting their face.
Student veteran Travis Snyder walked around Lake Michigan this summer to raise awareness for veteran suicide. Read more about his story in an upcoming issue of GV Magazine.
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A university library is illuminated at night.
The Mary Idema Pew Library is illuminated on the evening of Sept. 1.
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 A rainbow is seen over a college campus.
A rainbow appears behind the Cook-Carillon Tower and Kirkhof Center on the morning of Sept. 26.
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A college student laughs while dancing in a hop hop class.
Student Fierra Walker participates in the Hip Hop Dance and Choreography special studies course taught by Edgar L. Page on Sept. 1, 2022.
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Nursing and athletic training college students work on an injury simulation together.
Jillian Graham, a GVSU athletic training student, left, works through an orthopedic injury simulation with a nurse practitioner student, Aaron Mestenmaker, right, during an interprofessional event in Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences Sept. 9.
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 A college student laughs with friends on the sidelines of a football game.
Miah Barber laughs with friends while watching the first home football game of the season. Barber is a senior studying communication sciences and disorders.
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Cheerleaders are silhouetted in formation against a blue sky in a football stadium.
Cheerleaders are silhouetted against a Laker blue sky during the first home football game at Lubbers Stadium Sept. 1.
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A group of college students take a selfie with the university president.
President Philomena V. Mantella, center, was asked by GVSU students to take a selfie with them during Laker Family Weekend Sept. 17.
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A college student twirls a football on their finger.
Natalia Pluff, a GVSU student, twirls a football on their finger while tailgating before a home football game.
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A person installs a sign that reads "BREATHE."
Contractor Jeffrey Totten, '93, works to install the ArtPrize entry at the GVSU venue outside the Eberhard Center on Sept. 1. Scott Froshauer's work takes the form of street signs but communicates positive messages rather than the customary warnings.
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Words from a projector fall on the face of a professor.
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A college student and professor share a moment with a child during research.
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Chad Frederick, left, assistant professor of geography and sustainable planning, teaches an urbanization class on Sept. 2.

Pictured right, Summer Scholar Brianna Kleikamp, left, and Lisa Kenyon, professor of physical therapy, right, congratulate Gabby, center, for working hard during her powered mobility training using the IndieTrainer system at the Shape Corp. Innovation Design Center. Jessica Troeger, Gabby's mother, has appreciated the work of Kenyon and the students to help her daughter "engage with the world again."

"Dr. Kenyon and her students went above and beyond to make sure our sweet girl was known and loved," said Troeger. "Dr. Kenyon does a phenomenal job ensuring her students understand the importance of personally engaging with each child and their caregivers."

A person paints in her art studio.
Lynn Frisinger Stribley paints in her studio space that she rents from the GVSU Muskegon Innovation Hub.
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 A college football player laughs along the sidelines during a game.
Syone Usma-Harper laughs along the sidelines of a Lakers football game against Colorado School of Mines Sept. 1.
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A college student reads a book.
Jordyn Demmons reads "The Good Nurse" for a book report in their criminology class. Demmons, a criminal justice and psychology major, was studying in Lake Ontario Hall Sept. 29.
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Silhouetted people stand underneath a cloudy evening sunset during a football game.
People gather to watch a Lakers football game during Family Weekend Sept. 17.
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