Making Waves

GVSU, Muskegon County and EGLE celebrate 20 years of water quality testing on state beaches

Grand Valley researchers and students are celebrating 20 years of a partnership between the Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI), Public Health Muskegon County (PHMC), and the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) that monitors the safety of Muskegon-area beaches to protect public health.

Jul 31, 2020

GVSU researchers take samples along length of Grand River to assess its health

Peter Wampler, professor of geology, led the project that is part of the Making Waves initiative.

Jul 9, 2020

Making Waves will help sponsor virtual event about Grand River conservation, resiliency

Making Waves is one of the sponsors of the 17th annual Grand River Spring Forum, presented virtually Friday, May 8, and featuring area water and conservation experts discussing the health and resiliency of the waterway.

May 6, 2020

The importance of the Grand River and efforts to protect it will be the subject of virtual presentation

The presentation, "Past and Present Effects of Dredging the Grand River" is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 9.

Apr 6, 2020

Campus, public voice concerns about water at town hall

The campus community and members of the public voiced their concerns about Michigan's water priorities and the economic activity generated from the natural resource during a town hall November 4 in the Kirkhof Center.

Nov 7, 2019

GVSU, Bridge Magazine will host town hall about water priorities

Grand Valley and the Center for Michigan/Bridge Magazine will co-host a town hall discussion about the state's water priorities and the economic activity generated from the natural resource.

Oct 28, 2019

Grand River highlighted during Making Waves event

It's a good day when you can kayak as part of your job or your class. Nearly 200 students, faculty and staff members hiked trails and kayaked on the Grand River throughout the day.

Sep 17, 2019

'Big Splash Week' kicks off Making Waves About Water initiative

Highlighting Grand Valley's special relationship with water is at the heart of the campuswide Making Waves About Water initiative. The two-year initiative has goals of exploring how water impacts daily living, its challenges and how it also defines the university in relation to the Grand River and Lake Michigan.

Sep 9, 2019

Making Waves initiative announces winning logo

Sarah Tibbe, a graduate student in the College Student Affairs Leadership program, created the winning logo for the university's Making Waves initiative.

Mar 1, 2019