Town hall on health, safety touches on steps to implement testing, contact tracing in fall semester
Grand Valley leaders provided a glimpse into the preparations of opening a campus under the shadow of COVID-19 during a town hall July 23 for faculty and staff members focused on health and safety measures.
Jul 23, 2020
Graduate student's empathy for a friend with vision loss leads to research that takes top honors at thesis competition
Afokoghene Odhu, a graduate student pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, entered his research on diabetic retinopathy in the 3-Minute Thesis competition, an annual event sponsored by The Graduate School, and won first place and $500.
Mar 3, 2020
Faculty member, former CDC researcher brings expertise on coronavirus to class
Like other universities around the country, Grand Valley continues to monitor the coronavirus and its global impact.
Feb 5, 2020
Scholarship will benefit students studying art, biomedical sciences
Carmen Nochera-Wilkens, professor of biomedical sciences, has established a scholarship in memory of her late husband supporting Grand Valley students as they pursue degrees in fine arts and/or biomedical sciences.
Aug 8, 2019
Senior wins national history award for research
Alexis Hansen, a senior who is a double major in psychology and biomedical sciences, won a national history award � the Joan Nestle Award � for her research article focusing on a topography of transgender studies.
Feb 21, 2019
Alumni to share Laker Effect stories, professional experiences during multiple presentations
A mathematician who works for Disney and the investigative reporter who broke the Larry Nassar sex abuse story will be among 10 alumni from Grand Valley's College of Liberal Arts of Sciences who will return to campus to speak about their professional experiences. The CLAS Distinguished Alumni-in-Residence will participate in presentations, lectures, Q&A sessions and meet-and-greet opportunities on the Allendale Campus October 1-5.
Sep 28, 2018
Newest Beckman Scholars will research antibiotic resistance, Parkinson's
Two Grand Valley students selected for the rigorous Beckman Scholars Program will conduct research projects centered on advancing a treatment for Parkinson's disease and discovering novel ways to fight antibiotic resistance.
May 17, 2018
Football player earns spot through early assurance program
Collin Schlosser, a 2017 graduate and Laker football player, was the first Grand Valley student admitted to the Wayne State University School of Medicine through an Early Assurance Program.
Jan 30, 2018
GVSU receives grant to research cure for Parkinson's disease
A team of researchers from Grand Valley, Van Andel Research Institute and Rush University recently received a $500,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to test a possible cure for Parkinson's disease. The main targets of neuronal loss in Parkinson's disease are dopamine neurons, and this research project will test if the introduction of a modified protein, known as PM-Nato3, will protect those neurons from the toxicity of the disease.
Jan 4, 2018
First Beckman Scholar recipients selected
Two Grand Valley students were named Beckman Scholars and will each receive $21,500 grants to conduct 15-month research projects with faculty mentors.
May 8, 2017