Articles by Peg West


Faculty member uses feedback to help her grow while improving the virtual learning experience for students

GVNext is showcasing stories showing how faculty members such as Judy Williams are optimizing virtual learning.

Feb 16, 2021



Roger That! conference this year offers a virtual conference with a vast slate of experts

The conference, which honors the life of Grand Rapids native Roger B. Chaffee is February 19 and 20.

Feb 10, 2021



The strongest predictor of who will get COVID-19 vaccine? How vulnerable someone feels about contracting the virus, GVSU researcher finds

Amanda Dillard, associate professor of psychology, said the findings show the power of emotion when people are deciding on whether to receive the vaccine.

Feb 2, 2021


GVSU author follows highly acclaimed novel with short-story collection gaining national plaudits

"Life Among the Terranauts" by Caitlin Horrocks has been featured widely and in major publications.

Feb 1, 2021


Grand Valley Writers Series to hold virtual readings this semester

This semester's slate of authors starts Jan. 29 with a faculty reading and conversation.

Jan 27, 2021



GVSU poet: While captivating an audience, Amanda Gorman also met towering literary expectations unique to inaugural poems

Amorak Huey, associate professor of writing, said poems are meaningful because they make people pause.

Jan 21, 2021