The Graduate School
Darby Disselkoen, a graduate student pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, won first place at the sixth annual 3-Minute Thesis Competition with her presentation, "Teen Risk: The Providerýs Responsibility?"
Feb 22, 2021
Kara H. Van Dam is the current vice president and dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Maryland Global Campus.
Dec 10, 2020
Jaime Counterman had planned to start a master's degree program several times but found excuses: a new job once, a new position in the same organization another time.
Jun 9, 2020
Graduate student's empathy for a friend with vision loss leads to research that takes top honors at thesis competition
Afokoghene Odhu, a graduate student pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, entered his research on diabetic retinopathy in the 3-Minute Thesis competition, an annual event sponsored by The Graduate School, and won first place and $500.
Mar 3, 2020
Biology graduate student's research on genetics of chimpanzees in captivity called 'ahead-of-the-curve thinking'
Francesca Golus started working with biology professor Jodee Hunt as an undergraduate.
Feb 4, 2020
Sarah Lamar, who is earning a master's degree in biology, won first place with her research, "Biological Invasions on a Large Scale: Investigating the Spread of Baby's Breath (Gypsophila paniculata) Across North America." Lamar won $500 and will represent Grand Valley at the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools 3MT® competition in St. Louis, Missouri, March 22.
Feb 22, 2019
The Graduate School recognized more than 40 graduate students with Dean's Citation Awards during a celebration in December on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus. Jeff Potteiger, dean of The Graduate School, gave recipients a certificate of recognition and a graduate honors cord for their outstanding academic performance.
Jan 7, 2019
Two biostatistics graduate students placed in the top three of an international analytics competition held during the SAS Global Forum in April. Kayla Hawkins and Joe Lorenz were one of eight student teams who were selected as finalists in the competition out of a pool of 60 teams. Grand Valley's team examined data representing why more than 110,000 medical appointments in Brazil were missed by patients over a three-month period.
Apr 26, 2018