Research

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


Nonprofits secured 3.7% of all loans made under the Paycheck Protection Program, protecting 4.1 million jobs

Researchers at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University have released research about the impact of the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP, on the nonprofit sector, finding that the loans made to nonprofit organizations helped protect approximately 4.1 million jobs.

Jul 28, 2020


Slow and steady, with a head start: GVSU biology researchers, local zoo work to boost survival chances for vulnerable turtles

The collaboration, which also includes a West Michigan nature center, is an effort to boost the population of Eastern box turtles.

Jul 24, 2020


Taking sides during the pandemic. How beliefs affect the way we process information, react to discord

Michael Wolfe, professor of psychology, said his research shows much more goes into assessing an argument than the facts.

Jul 22, 2020


GVSU expert on rampant Arctic fires: 'Fulfilling a prophecy'

Bob Hollister, professor of biology and leader of the university's Arctic Ecology Program, said the fires signal the impact scientists have warned about when it comes to Arctic warming.

Jul 20, 2020


English faculty member finding interest in 'Yooper Talk' strong as ever, gaining larger virtual audiences

Kathryn Remlinger, professor of English, is pleased with the opportunity to share with more people her research on the language, culture and history of the Upper Peninsula.

Jul 16, 2020


GVSU public health researchers conduct student wellness survey on impact of COVID-19

Grand Valley researchers are seeking to learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on student wellness, in hopes of offering enhanced resources throughout the university.

Jul 13, 2020


Faculty and staff sketches

University news briefs, along with faculty and staff members who have given presentations or written articles are detailed below. The campus community can self-submit a sketch online for future publication.

Jul 13, 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


GVSU study: Almost 90 percent of GVSU charter schools will use hybrid education during COVID-19 pandemic

The GVSU Charter Schools Office has commissioned a first-of-its-kind study to analyze the continuity of learning plans for each of the 78 charter public schools the university authorizes.

May 11, 2020