Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Oliver Wilson Scholars set up for success after completing summer program

Nearly 60 incoming students have already completed their first six weeks of college by participating as Oliver Wilson Scholars, a program designed to support diverse students and set them up for success.

Aug 20, 2021


Gift from longtime supporters expands work of civil discourse program into center

A gift from two longtime Grand Valley supporters has created the Padnos/Sarosik Center for Civil Discourse and ensured students will continue learning how to engage in civil discussions on controversial issues.

Aug 12, 2021


Two faculty members, one alumna receive Fulbright Scholar awards

Two Grand Valley faculty members and an alumna received Fulbright Scholar awards to teach and conduct research during the 2021-2022 academic year.

Jul 12, 2021


Faculty member selected for NEH Summer Institute focused on works of 20th century Black author

Ayana Weekley will spend part of her summer studying Zora Neale Hurston, an early 20th century Black author whose works have found reinvigorated interest.

Jun 23, 2021


Traverse City alumni say NMC University Center is benefit to northern Michigan

The University Center at Northwestern Michigan College is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

Jun 7, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who published articles, gave presentations or interviews, and received grants are listed.

May 26, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Among accolades, are students, faculty and staff members who received Pineapple Awards from international students.

May 7, 2021


First LEADS graduates fit state initiative to have more residents with bachelor's degrees

18 students will earn bachelor's degrees in integrative studies at the conclusion of the winter semester.

Apr 22, 2021


History faculty member named director of Kutsche Office of Local History

Nora Salas, associate professor of history, has been named director of Grand Valley's Kutsche Office of Local History.

Apr 6, 2021


Faculty member interviewed by NPR about how Asian adoptees struggle with anti-Asian racism

Kimberly McKee was interviewed for a story about Asian adoptees struggling to process the mass shootings and murders of eight people at Asian massage parlors in Atlanta.

Mar 29, 2021