GVNext: History Department News


History faculty member named director of Kutsche Office of Local History

April 6, 2021

Nora Salas said she was drawn to the office's mission of giving voice to diverse communities.

GVSU expert: With U.S. facing unique stress point, history shows how America emerged stronger after dark times

January 11, 2021

This is likely another critical turning point, said Paul Murphy, professor of history.

Now doctoral student, GVSU graduate will give presentation for Kutsche Office of Local History

November 3, 2020

The November 10 virtual presentation focuses on Black tourism in West Michigan.

Faculty member shows students in multi-year local history project the ripple effects of urban renewal

October 20, 2020

Matthew Daley, associate professor of history, is guiding students through the project.

Eyebrow smiles and social distance: Faculty members enjoy connecting with students, regardless of setting

September 4, 2020

Teaching in-person or remotely, faculty members said they appreciated seeing students again.

Conference to focus on using games and simulations in history education

October 5, 2018

The Great Lakes History Conference will take place October 12-13.

Holocaust survivor's memoir supports endowment, educates students

May 3, 2017

The book supports Joe Stevens Freedom Endowment at Grand Valley.

Departments earn 'healthy' designation

February 13, 2017

Campus departments earned "healthy" designations after completing a Health and Wellness program.

Alumna manages collection of 1 million monetary objects at Smithsonian

February 10, 2017

Hillery York, '12, is the collections manager at the Smithsonian's National Numismatic Collection.

Students learn history through Black Lives Matter course

October 19, 2016

Course provided unique experience by blending history, current events

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