Articles by Peg West

GVSU dance program part of Grand Rapids Ballet Summer Dance Festival

Students as well as new faculty member Edgar L. Page will perform.

Aug 24, 2022


Medical anthropologist continues education efforts on COVID-19 vaccine, emphasizes sizable undecided group

Kristin Hedges has been working closely with health care professionals on the messaging efforts.

Aug 18, 2022


GVSU receives Skillman Foundation grant to launch tutor-training program to support Detroit K-12 students

The Targeted Reading Internship Program (TRIP) is an initiative from GVSU's K-12 Connect service.

Aug 12, 2022



The GVSU greenhouse got its day in the sun when the corpse flower bloomed. Learn more about this key campus resource

The Barbara Kindschi Greenhouse supports both teaching and research with an array of carefully tended plants separated into optimal growing environments.

Jul 20, 2022


GVSU Arts Celebration returns to feature events for 'reflection on the human condition'

The free events, held throughout the year, are open to the entire community.

Jul 14, 2022


NASA Webb telescope photos showing the sometimes emotionally overwhelming vastness of space: GVSU anthropologist

Deana Weibel coined the term "ultraview effect" to describe the profound response to the enormity and unknowns of the universe.

Jul 12, 2022


Team led by GVSU expert creates website to honor West Michigan Holocaust survivors

Rob Franciosi, professor of English, has worked with a team that includes GVSU students and a graduate.

Jun 30, 2022



Sour beer created by students in brewing class wins top prize in acclaimed competition

A limited edition batch will be available at Trail Point Brewing Company in Allendale.

Jun 15, 2022