Academics & Research

New GVSU virtual learning series for community features faculty expertise presented in bite-sized fashion

Grand Morsels will offer presentations from faculty members in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Jan 20, 2022


Arboretum offers right setting for field study on feeding habits of prominent feeder songbird, black-capped chickadees

Researchers are studying how the apparent presence of a nearby predator affects chickadees seeking food.

Jan 12, 2022


Professor's research involves one of Time magazine's best inventions of 2021

Researchers received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to compare how young children use two mobility devices.

Dec 15, 2021


Success coaches aid in retention; part of holistic team available to students

In increasing numbers, students are using a low-risk resource to help them succeed in and out of the classroom.

Nov 22, 2021


Perfectly browned rolls? Fluffy mashed potatoes? Chemistry in the kitchen makes for delicious Thanksgiving dinner dishes

Jessica VandenPlas also says chemistry explains how some dishes might not turn out as planned.

Nov 22, 2021


When assessing our own health over time, memory complicates perception, GVSU research shows

GVSU psychology experts Michael Wolfe and Todd Williams conducted the research.

Nov 16, 2021



GVSU deepens impact on Medical Mile with addition of new health building

GVSU became the first educator with a presence on Medical Mile in 2003 with the opening of the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences and has played a crucial role in Grand Rapids becoming a destination for health care.

Nov 1, 2021


After mindfulness class, students report less stress, better concentration

Faculty who teach the course report it helps students with stress management and interpersonal relationships.

Oct 26, 2021


Socializing through the ages: Great Lakes History Conference to explore how we communicate, from social media to pretzels

The hybrid conference is scheduled for October 22 and 23, with both in-person and online options.

Oct 19, 2021