Academics & Research

GVSU joins two other schools for NSF-funded study of prominent rock with unclear origins

GVSU researcher Ian Winkelstern and colleagues are studying dolomite. Students will also take part.

Oct 11, 2021


Nursing professor utilizes location tracking in wayfinding research at independent and assisted living facilities

Location tracking is being utilized to know if improving wayfinding design helps residents of independent and assisted living centers use the spaces in their community better.

Oct 7, 2021


Virtual exchanges allow students to gain language, global competency skills

Grand Valley students are learning about global cultures and speaking another language by connecting virtually with peers around the world.

Sep 30, 2021


GVSU expert: West Michigan economic recovery slows

Although still positive, the recovery for the West Michigan industrial economy has slowed considerably in recent weeks, according to Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley.

Sep 8, 2021


Student research takes center stage at Summer Scholars Showcase

Students in a 12-week summer program through the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship will present their initial findings or creative project to the Grand Valley community on September 9 at the Kirkhof Center.

Sep 8, 2021


Long-term research by GVSU expert on restoring rare ecosystem's biodiversity nears completion

Priscilla Nyamai has collaborated with the Land Conservancy of West Michigan on the project.

Sep 2, 2021


GVSU faculty member, students develop COVID-19 vaccine awareness messaging for community

The work stems from an ongoing collaboration with Vaccinate West Michigan.

Aug 31, 2021


Grand Valley Writers Series set to feature wide range of voices

The series will feature authors who have written works ranging from short stories to poetry.

Aug 25, 2021


GVSU research helps find possible link in oxygenation of young Earth

A Grand Valley researcher is part of an international collaboration looking for the answer to a billion-year-old question: how did the Earth develop enough oxygen to support life?

Aug 17, 2021


GVSU researchers work with health departments to test wastewater for COVID-19

The Annis Water Resources Institute and the Cell and Molecular Biology Department will work with area health departments for the next two years to test and detect genetic markers of the COVID-19 virus in wastewater.

Jul 28, 2021