Articles by Dottie Barnes

Koda Chronicles: New police canine gets acquainted with campus, meets fellow Lakers

Koda, a new member of the Grand Valley Police Department, spent the day meeting fellow Lakers and getting hugs and scratches behind the ear from students as they moved into living centers on the Allendale Campus.

Aug 23, 2021


GVSU holds town hall to answer questions about COVID procedures and fall preparations

More than 1,100 people joined the Fall 2021 Virtual Town Hall August 19 to hear answers to questions about COVID-19 requirements on campus as well as preparations for fall.

Aug 19, 2021


Virus Action Team update: Fall 2021 Virtual Town Hall scheduled for August 19

The GVSU Virus Action Team will hold a Fall 2021 Virtual Town Hall for the campus community on Thursday, August 19, at 2 p.m. to answer submitted questions about GVSU COVID-19 policies and give information about fall preparations on campus.

Aug 18, 2021


GVSU Police Academy holds graduation ceremony

After 15 weeks of intense training, 34 police academy recruits graduated from the Grand Valley State University Police Academy.

Aug 12, 2021


Virus Action Team update: New COVID-19 information

Free vaccine clinics will be available on campus during move-in week and the first week of classes.

Aug 12, 2021


Former mayor of Grand Rapids and creator of GVSU Logie Fellows Program remembered for his leadership

John Logie, who served as mayor of Grand Rapids from 1992-2003 and established the John H. Logie Fellows Program at Grand Valley, died August 4. He was 81.

Aug 6, 2021


Creator of online network for women veterans wins GVSU Lakeshore Innovator of the Year award

Zaneta Adams, president and founder of WINC: For All Women Veterans, received the award from GVSU's Muskegon Innovation Hub.

Jul 29, 2021


GVSU researchers work with health departments to test wastewater for COVID-19

The Annis Water Resources Institute and the Cell and Molecular Biology Department will work with area health departments for the next two years to test and detect genetic markers of the COVID-19 virus in wastewater.

Jul 28, 2021


Finalists named for Lakeshore Innovator of the Year award

Five groups or individuals have been selected as finalists for the 2021 Lakeshore Innovator of the Year award, presented by Grand Valley State University's Muskegon Innovation Hub.

Jul 22, 2021


Steinman named to national committee to assess Everglades restoration, researcher compares Everglades to Great Lakes

Alan Steinman, the Allen and Helen Hunting director of the Annis Water Resources Institute, will serve a two-year appointment.

Jul 20, 2021