Research

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


Johnson Center for Philanthropy releases annual "11 Trends in Philanthropy" report

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


Johnson Center names new W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair

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


Making Waves: GVSU faculty members working to address global water cleanliness

Their work is aimed at both improving drinking water for citizens and highlighting difficulties in finding it.

Sep 17, 2020


Decades-long GVSU tree swallow study continually benefits science, students

Michael Lombardo set up nesting boxes along the south side of the Allendale Campus to study the birds. The data collected is a rich source of information for ongoing analysis.

Aug 27, 2020


GVSU research: Restoration of Muskegon Lake increases home values by $7.9 million, additional recreation benefits total nearly $28 million annually

The study, led by Paul Isely, shows the significant economic benefit of the restoration, which has drawn people to the lake even more than originally projected.

Aug 10, 2020