Ngassa named ACE Fellow for next academic year
The chemistry professor's interest in continuing Grand Valley's commitment to educational equity prompted his fellowship application.
Feb 23, 2023
GVSU biochemistry researchers studying why opossums can resist venom of some snakes
The research could also help provide information for developing new snakebite treatments.
Nov 10, 2022
Chemistry student named recipient of Goldwater Scholarship
Junior Georgia Sands becomes the fourth Grand Valley student since 2019 to receive the competitive Goldwater Scholarship.
Apr 5, 2022
In a faculty office, a foul-smelling plant hits its peak: 'The kind of flower only a biochemist could love'
Todd Carlson, professor of chemistry, has an affinity for the voodoo lily.
Feb 23, 2022
Green chemistry curriculum offers the deeper understanding of sustainability practices needed for today's world, faculty member says
GVSU also offers a certificate in green chemistry.
Feb 4, 2022
Perfectly browned rolls? Fluffy mashed potatoes? Chemistry in the kitchen makes for delicious Thanksgiving dinner dishes
Jessica VandenPlas also says chemistry explains how some dishes might not turn out as planned.
Nov 22, 2021
Biochemistry major earns competitive Goldwater Scholarship
Micah Fernando, a junior majoring in biochemistry, earned a competitive Goldwater Scholarship, a national award that supports undergraduates who want to pursue research careers in STEM fields.
May 4, 2021
GVSU joins national alliance to develop inclusive, diverse STEM faculty
Grand Valley joins 18 other institutions within a national alliance to develop inclusive teaching practices and increase diversity among STEM faculty members over a three-year period.
Oct 29, 2020
Convocation speakers usher in new academic year with messages of resilience, opportunities
President Philomena V. Mantella and other university leaders welcomed new students to campus during a live-streamed Convocation address August 28. The speakers acknowledged students' resiliency for sticking to their goals of attending college during the challenges COVID-19 brings.
Aug 28, 2020
Remote learning stories: Brittland DeKorver lectures, mentors and conducts labs virtually while uniting chemistry educators worldwide
DeKorver started a Facebook page to support online learning that has followers worldwide.
Mar 30, 2020