GVNext: History Department News


Socializing through the ages: Great Lakes History Conference to explore how we communicate, from social media to pretzels

October 19, 2021

The hybrid conference is scheduled for October 22 and 23, with both in-person and online options.

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

September 16, 2021

Legal scholar Akhil Reed Amar spoke on the Constitution's history at Hauenstein Center event.

Alumnus partners with GVSU Veterans History Project to share interviews, providing significant addition to collection

June 17, 2021

The collection of stories provides a wealth of information for a variety of users.

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.

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