Articles by Nate Hoekstra
Despite insurrection, Constitution "worked" during January 6 armed attack on Capitol
Despite a strong challenge in the face of an armed insurrection in the U.S. Capitol on January 6, the U.S. Constitution worked, and ultimately resulted in the peaceful transfer of power from one presidential administration to the next, said Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center.
Feb 24, 2021
Timeline for GVSU vaccine clinic unknown, university to follow state, local guidelines
The leaders of Grand Valley's Virus Action Team (VAT) said they have no firm timeline on a GVSU-based COVID-19 vaccine clinic, but urged faculty, staff and students to register for a vaccine with their health care provider, local health department, or through other providers.
Feb 23, 2021
Cook Leadership Academy launches new badging system; applications close Feb. 22
The Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy, part of Grand Valley's Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, has launched a new badging system that will help academy fellows better highlight what they learn in the program.
Feb 20, 2021
Blackboard grades, due dates now integrated into MyBlueLaker app
Students who use the recently launched MyBlueLaker app can now explore new functionality, including tracking due dates for assignments and assessments as well as getting real-time, personalized grade information from their instructors.
Feb 16, 2021
First Presidential Roundtable to address January 6 Capitol attack, Constitutional issues
Grand Valley State University's four most recent presidents will gather February 24 to host a roundtable discussion regarding the U.S. Constitution and the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
Feb 10, 2021
Open learning expert urges GV leadership to "tiptoe into to the future" after COVID disruption
COVID-19 has proved a formidable force in disrupting traditional education systems since March of 2020, but Sanjay Sarma, vice president for open learning at MIT, said the pandemic leaves room for growth for higher education.
Feb 2, 2021
Johnson Center for Philanthropy releases annual "11 Trends in Philanthropy" report
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University has released its fifth annual "11 Trends in Philanthropy" report, identifying trends that will shape the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors in the coming months and years.
Jan 28, 2021
GVSU expert: Some lawmakers calling for impeachment or invoking 25th Amendment, unclear if either would work
Reacting to the violent riot at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, some lawmakers in Congress from both major political parties have called for President Donald Trump to be removed from office, either via the 25th Amendment or impeachment proceedings.
Jan 8, 2021
Grand Valley partnership, testing to provide public health experts with data about potential COVID-19 hotspots
Grand Valley State University's Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) and Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Department are partnering on a pilot study for the State of Michigan to implement testing methods to monitor and detect genetic markers of the COVID-19 virus in wastewater.
Nov 13, 2020
A message from President Philomena V. Mantella
A message to the campus community from President Philomena V. Mantella.
Nov 12, 2020