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GVSU to hold radiological exercise

April 28, 2015

The Grand Valley Police Department will host a radiological emergency exercise April 28 on the Allendale Campus.

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine is the next CRP selection.

Next CRP selection focuses on racial aggressions

April 28, 2015

The Community Reading Project selection for the 2015-2016 academic year recounts racial aggressions, intentional or not, that occur daily to people of color. Critics have said the author weaves a fabric of suburban and urban U.S. life that is almost too much for readers to bear.

Not flyover country : Why the Midwest matters

April 28, 2015

Referencing the Midwest in popular culture often conjures images of cornfields, small towns, and generally a large swath of the country thats not as important to the national identity as the East or West coasts, or the American South.

Alumni reunion to celebrate 40 years of media production

Alumni reunion to celebrate 40 years of media production

April 27, 2015

The Film & Video Alumni Reunion will take place May 2 from 7-10 p.m. on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Cyril Lixenberg with his sculpture

Memorial service to celebrate late artist Cyril Lixenberg

April 27, 2015

The life and works of Cyril Lixenberg will be celebrated Sunday, May 3, from 3-5 p.m.

Pictured are some of the students who received awards at Michigan Campus Compact's Outstanding Student Service Awards.

Students recognized for commitment to community service

April 27, 2015

Thirteen students received awards from Michigan Campus Compact at the Outstanding Student Service Awards April 18.

Dale Boedeker, second from left, is the 100,000th student to graduate from Grand Valley.

Grand Valley celebrates 100,000th graduate

April 25, 2015

No one was more surprised to be named the 100,000th student to graduate from Grand Valley than the graduate himself, Dale Boedeker.

 President Thomas J. Haas, left, and Trustee John Russell hold a check, signifying a donation from Consumers Energy Foundation to enhance services at the Oliver Wilson Freshman Academy.

Consumers Energy Foundation gift will enhance student success

April 24, 2015

A gift from the Consumers Energy Foundation will enable Grand Valley to expand services at its Student Academic Success Center, including the Oliver Wilson Freshman Academy, and help ensure that students stay on track to a timely graduation.

Kindschi Hall of Science

GVSU reports regional impact of $730 million

April 24, 2015

New construction and renovations pumped more than $133.5 million into the local economy in 2014.

In 2014, more than 5,000 consultations were provided to students by peer consultants at the Knowledge Market in the Mary Idema Pew Library.

University Libraries releases annual usage report

April 24, 2015

Since opening in 2013, the Mary Idema Pew Library has welcomed more than two million visitors.

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