Microbial mats resting in sinkholes at the bottom of Lake Huron give Bopi Biddanda, professor of water resources at AWRI, and his team a glimpse into what life was like in Earth's oceans 500 million to four billion years ago.
Feb 2, 2023
Micah Fernando, a junior majoring in biochemistry, earned a competitive Goldwater Scholarship, a national award that supports undergraduates who want to pursue research careers in STEM fields.
May 4, 2021
Increased access to Medicaid coverage helps keep formerly incarcerated people from returning to prison, GVSU researcher finds
Former prisoners who qualify for expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are more likely to receive treatment for addiction and are less likely to return to prison, said a Grand Valley researcher.
Feb 18, 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
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
Making Waves: Tara Kneeshaw analyzes ways the microscopic world can indicate, or help, water quality
Kneeshaw, who has been studying Grand River samples as part of a Making Waves project, is dedicated to educating the public about water quality and the big and small ways people affect water health.
Dec 2, 2020
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
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
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy has named a new W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair. This position, the nation's first endowed chair focused on community philanthropy, was established at the Johnson Center in 2015.
Sep 17, 2020
Their work is aimed at both improving drinking water for citizens and highlighting difficulties in finding it.
Sep 17, 2020