Design thinking class partners with Founders Brewing Co.

June 2, 2021

What started as a casual conversation over beers morphed into a collaboration between a Grand Valley class and one of the nation�s largest breweries.

"Meeting God" and "Ngiiwe" of 'Shaping Narratives' nominated for Emmy

June 1, 2021

WGVU, in partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is proud to bring you Shaping Narratives, programs built from the ground up, on the values of inclusion, community, and equity. The host/ producers are leaders of color in West Michigan.

IRIS Faculty book publication

June 1, 2021

Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies professor Andrea Riley Mukavetz book "You Better Go See Geri" is now available for pre order and will be published in November 2021.

First class of LEADS graduates guide the way!

April 22, 2021

The flexible and customizable degree program allows students to shape their bachelor's degree and earn a certificate in a high-demand area (leadership, applied data analytics, project management or or intercultural competence and communication).

Trans-racial adoption and racial microaggression

April 20, 2021

Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Associate Professor Kim McKee was interviewed on KCBS radio for her expertise, research and thoughts on trans-national adoption.

IRIS Faculty interviewed by LA TIMES

April 20, 2021

Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Associate Professor Kim McKee was recently interviewed by the LA Times for an article entitled �I�m not allowed to feel those things�: How adoptees experience anti-Asian hate.

Krista Benson, Ph.D. Pew Teaching with Technology Award

February 2, 2021

Congratulations to Professor Krista Benson on being selected for the 2020 Pew Teaching with Technology Award!

Professor Denise Goerisch Book Published

September 28, 2020

We are excited to share that IRIS Professor Dr. Denise Goerisch, Assistant Chair and Assistant Professor, had had a book published, The True Cost of College (Palgrave MacMillan).

GVSU earns national recognition for increasing study abroad

April 1, 2020

Last year, a group of 11 TRIO students traveled to Chile for a two-week program at the Universidad del Bío-Bío. Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies faculty, Professor Justin Pettibone, was the faculty lead on the trip.

LEADS Online Accelerated Bachelor's Degree for Adult Students

February 13, 2020

The LEADS program delivers an integrative studies bachelor's degree PLUS a certificate in one of four skill categories that employers are asking for by name: leadership, data analytics, project management, or global communication.

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