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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.


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Speaker at conference

Hauenstein Center hosts progressive, conservative pundits for two-day summit

The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies welcomes a trio of speakers representing a cross-section of political views for its annual Progressive/Conservative Summit.

Sep 30, 2021

Panelists discussing topic at Loosemore Auditorium

Cook Leadership Academy alumni share experiences with students

Four alumni of the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy shared their professional experiences during a discussion for the current generation of academy students at Loosemore Auditorium on Grand ValleyĆ½s Pew Campus.

Sep 27, 2021

Speaker answering audience member question

Constitution expert: Political cartoons, newspapers paved the way for Constitution's ratification

Akhil Reed Amar, one of the nation's leading legal scholars on the Constitution, was the keynote speaker for the Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies' Constitution Day program.

Sep 16, 2021

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Links to writing and radio interviews in 2021

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 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.

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

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