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Hauenstein Center in the Media

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies has been a mainstay of the political and academic landscape of West Michigan, as well as the broader world. This page includes just a few of the times that members of the Hauenstein Center were sought out to give their opinions about issues ranging from current political events to historical research, to philosophy and religion.


GVNext News

Dennis Rasmussen, professor of political science at Syracuse University, discusses his book on the Founding Fathers.

Hauenstein speaker: Founding Fathers grappled with disillusionment over their young nation

The Hauenstein Center welcomed Syracuse University professor Dennis Rasmussen to discuss his book on the Founding Fathers and their growing disillusionment with the United States soon after its creation.

Nov 18, 2022

Ottawa County Clerk Justin Roebuck answers a question from audience member.

Rebuilding voters' trust key for midterm elections, says panel

Improving trust and developing connections were recurring themes among panelists during the Hauenstein Center's 2022 Election Panel at the DeVos Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

Oct 28, 2022

portrait of John Noltner, in background is scenic view of lake, cliffs

Campus members will share their stories, hopes for country at next Talking Together event

Input from campus community members on their hopes for the future of a divided country will be the focus of the next Talking Together event.

Oct 27, 2022

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Links to writing and radio interviews in 2022

Hidden Wounds of War Conference in GVNext: GVNext covers the Hauenstein Center's annual Hidden Wounds of War Conference
Wayman Britt in GVNext: GVNext covers the Wheelhouse Talk and Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy Graduation with Wayman Britt. 
Neil Carlson on WGVU's Morning Show: Neil Carlson joins WGVU's Shelley Irwin
COL Ralph W. Hauenstein's 110th Birthday in GVNext: GVNext covers the event in honor of COL Ralph W. Hauenstein's Birthday
Brian Hauenstein on WGVU's Morning Show: Brian Hauenstein talks with WGVU's Shelley Irwin
Lindsay Chervinsky in GVNext: GVNext covers the Lindsay Chervinsky event in honor of Presidents' Day. 
Lindsay Chervinsky on WGVU's Morning Show: Lindsay Chervinsky talks with WGVU's Shelley Irwin
Graci Harkema in GVNext: GVNext covers the Wheelhouse Talk with GVSU alumna, Graci Harkema
Elijah Anderson in GVNext: GVNext covers the Elijah Anderson Event held in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. week.
Hauenstein Center in GVNext: GVNext covers the upcoming Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. week featuring Elijah Anderson.

Links to writing and radio interviews in 2021

H.W. Brands appears on NewsMakers: H.W. (Bill) Brands joins WGVU's Patrick Center to discuss the Hauenstein Center's upcoming event.
H.W. Brands appears on WGVU's Morning Show: H.W. (Bill) Brands joins WGVU's Shelley Irwin to discuss the Hauenstein Center's upcoming event.
First Sergeant Matt Eversmann appears on WGVU's Morning Show: First Sergeant Matt Eversmann joins Shelley Irwin to discuss the Hauenstein Center's upcoming event.
Veterans Day Celebration in GVNext: GVNext covered the Veterans Day Celebrations including the presentation with First Sergeant Matt Eversmann.
Veterans Day Celebration in WKTV Journal: WKTV Journal featured the upcoming Veterans Day Celebration event.
Carl Szabo and Josh Hammer in the Lanthhorn: GVSU's Lanthhorn featured Carl Szabo and Josh Hammer in the event Does Big Tech Equal Big Trouble?
Carl Szabo and Josh Hammer on WGVU's Morning Show: Carl Szabo and Josh Hammer appear on GVSU's Morning Show with Shelly Irwin to discuss the Hauenstein Center's event. 
Progressive/Conservative Summit in the Lanthhorn: GVSU's Lanthhorn featured the Progressive/Conservative Summit.
Progressive/Conservative Summit on WGVU's Morning Show: Jane Coaston appears on GVSU's Morning Show with Shelley Irwin to discuss the Hauenstein Center's upcoming summit.
Progressive/Conservative Summit in GVNext: GVNext covered the upcoming Progressive/Conservative Summit.
Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy Alumni panel in GVNext: GVNext covered the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy Alumni panel.
Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy Alumni panel in the Lanthhorn: GVSU's Lanthhorn featured the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy Alumni panel.
Akhil Reed Amar in the Lanthhorn: GVSU's Lanthhorn featured the Constitution Day Celebration with Akhil Reed Amar.
Akhil Reed Amar in GVNext: GVNext covered the Constitution Day Celebration with Akhil Reed Amar.
Ethan Zuckerman and Linda Chavez in the LanthornGVSU's Lanthorn featured the Hauenstein Center's event with Ethan Zuckerman and Linda Chavez.
Ethan Zuckerman and Linda Chavez in GVNext: GVNext covered the American Institutions: Love Them or Leave Them? event.
Ethan Zuckerman and Linda Chavez on WGVU's Morning Show: Ethan Zuckerman and Linda Chavez appear on GVSU's Morning Show with Shelley Irwin to discuss the Hauenstein Center's latest event.
Midwestern History Conference on WGVU's NewsMakers: Erik McDuffie joined the Hauenstein Center for the 7th annual Midwestern History Conference. He joins WGVU's Patrick Center to discuss the American Midwest and Black History.
Midwestern History Conference in GVNext: GVNext covered the upcoming Midwestern History Conference. 
Hidden Wounds of War in WGVU's Morning Show: The University’s Military and Veterans’ Resource Manager, Jill Wolfe joins Shelley Irwin to cover the Hauenstein Center's upcoming Hidden Wounds of War Conference.
Hidden Wounds of War in WKTV:  WKTV covered the Hauenstein Center's upcoming Hidden Wounds of War Conference. 
Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett in GVNext:  GVNext covered the Hauenstein Center's Third Presidential Roundtable Event with Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett.
Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett in GVNext:  GVNext discussed the Hauenstein Center's upcoming Third Presidential Roundtable Event with Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett.
Astead Herndon and Lisa Desjardins in Holland Sentinel: Holland Sentinel covered the Hauenstein Center's Second Presidential Roundtable Event with Astead Herndon and Lisa Desjardins.
David Eisenhower in the Lanthorn: GVSU's Lanthorn covered the Hauenstein Center's event with David Eisenhower. 
Astead Herndon and Lisa Desjardins in GVNext: GVNext covered the Hauenstein Center's Second Presidential Roundtable Event with Astead Herndon and Lisa Desjardins.
David Eisenhower on WGVU's Morning Show: David Eisenhower and Jakob Bigard join Shelley Irwin to introduce the Hauenstein Center's latest event. 
David Eisenhower in GVNext: GVNext covered the Hauenstein Center's event with David Eisenhower.
Astead  Herndon and Lisa Desjardins in GVNextGVNext discussed the Hauenstein Center's upcoming Second Presidential Roundtable Event with Astead Herndon and Lisa Desjardins.
Jeffrey Rosen on PBS: PBS covered the Hauenstein Center's First Presidential Roundtable Event with Jeffrey Rosen.
Jeffrey Rosen in GVNext: GVNext covered the Hauenstein Center's First Presidential Roundtable Event with Jeffrey Rosen.
Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy in GVNext: GVNext covers the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy. 
Presidential Roundtable Series in GVNext: GVNext: GVNext covers the Presidential Roundtable Series.
Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy in the Lanthorn: GVSU's Lanthorn covered the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy. 
Kasey Pipes in the Lanthorn: GVSU's Lanthorn covered the Hauenstein Center's event with Kasey Pipes.
Chief Isaiah McKinnon in the Lanthorn: GVSU's Lanthorn covered the Hauenstein Center's MLK Day event with Chief Isaiah McKinnon.


CLA Student Nate Gillespie on Meet the Press

Past Media Coverage

Previous coverage of the Hauenstein Center in the media is available here.

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