Making Waves

Lead forecaster, parks expert to discuss record-high Great Lakes water levels during GVSU virtual presentation

The presentation is part of the Making Waves initiative. Leaders plan a series of talks exploring water issues affecting both Grand Valley and the West Michigan community.

Oct 15, 2020


Making Waves: Artists and writers tell stories, explore different sides of water themes through their creativity

Graphic design, poems and other creations help broaden the discussion about water, lending different perspectives and tapping into emotions surrounding the life force.

Oct 9, 2020


Making Waves: GVSU faculty members working to address global water cleanliness

Their work is aimed at both improving drinking water for citizens and highlighting difficulties in finding it.

Sep 17, 2020


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