Sociology

Alumni to share Laker Effect stories, professional experiences during multiple presentations

A mathematician who works for Disney and the investigative reporter who broke the Larry Nassar sex abuse story will be among 10 alumni from Grand Valley's College of Liberal Arts of Sciences who will return to campus to speak about their professional experiences. The CLAS Distinguished Alumni-in-Residence will participate in presentations, lectures, Q&A sessions and meet-and-greet opportunities on the Allendale Campus October 1-5.

Sep 28, 2018


Panel will discuss freedom of speech, civil discourse

The Pew Faculty Learning and Teaching Center will host a panel discussion for the campus community about the role of faculty members and the boundaries of free speech in the classroom.

Sep 14, 2017


Three GVSU faculty members earn Core Fulbright Scholar awards

Three faculty members earned Core Fulbright Scholar awards to teach or conduct research for a semester overseas.

Mar 27, 2017



History conference to focus on human rights in the Atlantic world

More than 25 presentations will be offered during the Great Lakes History Conference October 21-22.

Oct 18, 2016






GVSU professor finds social surveys no longer accurately measure sex and gender

The study explains that traditional understandings of sex and gender found in social surveys, such as only allowing people to check one box when asked male or female, do not reflect how a growing number of people prefer to identify.

Aug 24, 2015