Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

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


Faculty and staff sketches

Leaders from GVSU and the Cracow University of Economics met to renew the exchange agreement between the institutions.

Mar 25, 2021


GVSU ranks sixth nationally for number of students who study abroad

Grand Valley was ranked sixth nationally in its category for the number of students who studied abroad in 2018-2019, according to the Institute of International Education.

Jan 14, 2021


Design thinking classes partner with Founders to create new beer

In March, beer aficionados can sip a new brew crafted by Grand Valley students who, because of the pandemic, barely stepped foot inside a brewery.

Jan 12, 2021


Faculty and staff sketches

Faculty and staff members who have given virtual presentations or had their research published are detailed below.

Nov 30, 2020


Students enrolled in accelerated degree program want bachelor's degree for job security

In this most unusual of academic years, more than 150 adult students have committed to pursuing a bachelor's degree through Grand Valley's new accelerated, online program.

Nov 20, 2020


Schaub named dean of Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Mark Schaub was named dean of the college after serving as acting and interim dean since February 2019.

Nov 3, 2020


Now doctoral student, GVSU graduate will give presentation for Kutsche Office of Local History

GVSU graduate Dani Willcutt took a winding path to a doctoral degree program at Michigan State University that merges her two passions -- history and food.

Nov 3, 2020