Articles by Peg West

Virtual theater, take a bow: Three-show run entertained audiences, reinforced spirit of live productions

The GVNext series following the virtual production of "The Revolutionists" wraps up after successful performances.

Nov 19, 2020


GVSU team of experts advising health departments on fair COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The team includes philosophy and public health faculty members as well as students.

Nov 16, 2020


In his classes, Michael Scantlebury uses 'as many avenues as possible' to reach students online

Watch Scantlebury, associate professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management, talk about his approach to interacting with students in the online setting.

Nov 12, 2020


OK, Boomer: A viral clapback and its impact on social media discussions part of research earning student national recognition

Carly Vaitkevicius also studied how the term affected political discourse with the presidential election on the horizon.

Nov 10, 2020


Virtual theater, showtime: Behind-the-scenes team keeps 'ambitious' production on track

The team managing technology, costuming and more for the virtual presentation of 'The Revolutionists' has adapted to incorporating never-done-before elements into a live production.

Nov 8, 2020


Día de los Muertos altar helps students and others celebrate holiday, remember loved ones

The altar is a beloved tradition for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.

Nov 2, 2020


Professor emeritus of biology leaves student-focused legacy

Carl Bajema, who retired in 2007, was also active in the community.

Oct 30, 2020


Virtual theater, the rehearsals: Character development and technology adjustments both take center stage

Technology work is usually reserved toward the end of the rehearsal period for a theater production. But for a virtual production such as "The Revolutionists," early attention to technology is a must. GVNext is following the virtual production from preparation to performance.

Oct 28, 2020


GVSU debate expert: Final presidential debate had much-needed infusion of order, allowing voters to learn more

Carl Brown, assistant professor communication studies, said he and his students expand their discussions on proper debating techniques to analysis of the current atmosphere.

Oct 23, 2020


Faculty member shows students in multi-year local history project the ripple effects of urban renewal

Matthew Daley, associate professor of history, is guiding students through a deep well of information that is conveniently nearby. Each new class adds different elements to the project.

Oct 20, 2020