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
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
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