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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

Current and former GVSU Presidents Haas, Lubbers, Mantella, and Murray, along with Jeffrey Rosen in a Zoom webinar screen.

Despite insurrection, Constitution "worked" during January 6 armed attack on Capitol

Despite a strong challenge in the face of an armed insurrection in the U.S. Capitol on January 6, the U.S. Constitution worked, and ultimately resulted in the peaceful transfer of power from one presidential administration to the next, said Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center.

Feb 24, 2021

Cook Leadership Academy Fellows take part in a virtual session.

Cook Leadership Academy launches new badging system; applications close Feb. 22

The Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy, part of Grand Valley's Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies, has launched a new badging system that will help academy fellows better highlight what they learn in the program.

Feb 20, 2021

President Mantella, second from left, with former presidents Haas, left, Murray, second from right, and Lubbers, right.

First Presidential Roundtable to address January 6 Capitol attack, Constitutional issues

Grand Valley State University's four most recent presidents will gather February 24 to host a roundtable discussion regarding the U.S. Constitution and the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

Feb 10, 2021

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Links to writing and radio interviews in 2021

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

Links to writing and radio interviews in 2020

America's New Normal in the Lanthorn: GVSU's Lanthorn covered the Hauenstein Center's panel event on the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020 Election Panel in the Lanthorn: GVSU's Lanthorn covered the Hauenstein Center's 2020 Election Panel.
Dr. Eva Feldman in the Lanthorn: GVSU's Lanthorn covered the Hauenstein Center's Wheelhouse Talk with Dr. Eva Feldman.
Brent Holmes interviewed for GVNext Brent Holmes is interviewed for GVNext about stepping into the role of Acting Director. 
Jakob Bigard in the Lanthorn: GVSU's Lanthorn interviewed Jakob Bigard about the Hauenstein Center's fall programming.
Hauenstein Center in GVNext: GVNext covers the Hauenstein Center's fall 2020 lineup.
CLA Alumni panel in the Lanthorn: GVSU's Lanthorn covered the first Wheelhouse Talk of 2020 featuring a CLA Alumni panel.
Megan Sall in GVNext: GVNext covers Megan Sall's interview on the Hauenstein Center's Lunch & Learn with Gleaves program. 
Gleaves Whitney on WGVU's Morning Show: Gleaves Whitney joins Shelley Irwin to introduce the Hauenstein Center's Lunch & Learn digital program.
Gleaves Whitney is interviewed for GVNext: Hauenstein Center's new digital initiatives. 
Brian Hauenstein, Pia White, and Gleaves Whitney on CSPAN: "Total War: American and Japanese Perspectives on WWII" with Brian Hauenstein and Pia White, moderated by Gleaves Whitney, airs on C-SPAN 3 (American History TV).
Gleaves Whitney and Lisa Perhamus on WGVU's Morning Show: Gleaves Whitney and Lisa Perhamus discuss the Bring It to the Table screening with Shelley Irwin. 
Amity Shlaes on WGVU's Morning Show: Amity Shales is interviewed by Shelley Irwin on WGVU's Morning Show. 
Climate Change Happens. Now What? on WGVU: Panelists Jason Hayes and John Kinch are interviewed by Shelley Irwin
Gleaves Whitney is interviewed for GVNext: Gleaves is interviewed on President's Day. 
Gleaves Whitney on Michigan's Big Show: Gleaves appears on Michigan's Big Show with Michael Patrick Shiels in honor of President's Day. 
Gleaves Whitney on West Michigan's Morning News (WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM): Gleaves appears on West Michigan's Morning News in honor of President's Day. 
Cook Leadership Academy in The Lanthorn: Grace Tummel, CLA Program Manager, and Jakob Bigard, Common Ground Program Manager, visit GVSU's Student Senate. 
Steve Luxenberg on WGVU's Morning Show: Steve Luxenberg is interviewed by Shelley Irwin on WGVU's Morning Show.
Steve Luxenberg on WGVU's Newsmakers with Patrick Center: Steve Luxenberg is interviewed by Patrick Center on WGVU's Newsmakers
Gleaves Whitney on Stateside with Cyndy Canty: Gleaves's remarks are under the section labeled Dinner Party Convo.


Past Media Coverage
Past Media Coverage

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