History

U.S. ambassador to Russia gives history class insight on Russia, Ukraine

John Sullivan joined David Stark's class via Zoom.

May 24, 2022


Hauenstein Center hosting panel discussion on Ukraine-Russia conflict

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies will host a discussion April 13, featuring three GVSU lecturers analyzing the Russian invasion of Ukraine and its political and economic ramifications for the two nations, Europe and the world.

Apr 11, 2022


Acclaimed poet, cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib shares work and thoughts with GVSU Arts Celebration audience

The event included a conversation with Louis Moore, professor of history.

Apr 6, 2022


GVSU experts discuss the invasion of Ukraine

Paul Isely, Scott Lingenfelter and Heather Tafel share their views on the situation.

Feb 24, 2022


New exhibit commemorates remnants of Interurban tracks on Pew Campus, explains history of railway system

The railway was a prominent transportation system in the late 1800s and early 20th Century.

Feb 14, 2022


MLK week opens with call from keynote speaker to continue 'watering seeds planted by King'

The daughter of a man whose life intersected with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. opened Grand Valley's commemoration week events by saying the two men "planted the seeds we are still watering and nurturing today."

Jan 17, 2022


Slate of speakers will reflect on legacy of King during commemoration week events

To commemorate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Grand Valley will host four virtual or in-person presentations by speakers and a day of service.

Jan 11, 2022


Socializing through the ages: Great Lakes History Conference to explore how we communicate, from social media to pretzels

The hybrid conference is scheduled for October 22 and 23, with both in-person and online options.

Oct 19, 2021


Constitution expert: Political cartoons, newspapers paved the way for Constitution's ratification

Akhil Reed Amar, one of the nation's leading legal scholars on the Constitution, was the keynote speaker for the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies' Constitution Day program.

Sep 16, 2021


Alumnus partners with GVSU Veterans History Project to share interviews, providing significant addition to collection

The collection of stories provides a wealth of information for a variety of users.

Jun 17, 2021