Business

Smart brick inventor wins GVSU Lakeshore Innovator of the Year Award

The inventor of a "smart brick" temperature sensor that works in the City of Holland's downtown snowmelt system won the second annual Lakeshore Innovator of the Year Award, presented by Grand Valley State University's Muskegon Innovation Hub, at a ceremony on July 30.

Aug 3, 2020


Students help business center connect small businesses to critical resources in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

GVSU students and alumni are playing a key role in helping the SBDC assist small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 17, 2020


GVSU economics expert: Recovery picks up steam, for now

With many West Michigan production facilities resuming marginal operations, the pent-up demand has brought economic statistics back closer to break-even, said Brian G. Long, director of Supply Management Research in Grand Valley State University's Seidman College of Business.

Jul 6, 2020


Alumni Business Directory aims to enhance Laker community

More than 100 restaurants, consulting firms and retail stores are listed online in the new Alumni Owned Business directory. 

Jul 2, 2020


Lack of cash poses risks to many Michigan nonprofits, but foundations may be able to increase distributions

A large percentage of Michigan nonprofit organizations face risks of a break in operational continuity due to a lack of cash on hand, according to an analysis of tax return data by the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University.

Jun 23, 2020


Recent graduates part of a team awarded $10,000 in global innovation competition

Margaux Sellnau, '20, and a team of four other college students were awarded second place and a cash prize of $10,000 at the 2020 Wege Prize competition. The Wege Prize is an annual competition focused on addressing systemic issues through developing circular economic models to drive change in the way we take, make and dispose of goods.

Jun 23, 2020