Anthropology


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


Roger That! conference this year offers a virtual conference with a vast slate of experts

The conference, which honors the life of Grand Rapids native Roger B. Chaffee is February 19 and 20.

Feb 10, 2021


GVSU expert shares what astronauts can tell us about enduring isolation (one hint: Plan movie nights)

Common diversions help astronauts deal with isolation in space and can help us, Deana Weibel says.

Apr 1, 2020



Messages planned by Roger That! speakers: vastness of space, elements of life, joy of discovery

The annual conference honors Grand Rapids native Roger B. Chaffee and celebrates space exploration. Astronaut Story Musgrave and Alice Bowman, operations manager for NASA's New Horizons mission, are featured speakers.

Feb 6, 2020



GVSU professor: Space exploration and religion have a long shared history

Deana Weibel has done extensive research on religion and space exploration

Jul 19, 2019


Retired professor establishes scholarship for Native American students

Janet G. Brashler, retired Grand Valley professor and curator of anthropology, has established the Mnomen Native American Endowed Scholarship.

May 14, 2019


Climate change will be topic of civil discourse symposium

Climate change will be the topic at Grand Valley's fifth annual Padnos/Sarosik Civil Discourse Symposium.

Oct 16, 2018