IRIS Assistant Professor Kimberly McKee invited to contribute essay as part of a Digital Harvard Symposium

July 18, 2022

Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Department Chair Assistant Professor Kimberly McKee was invited and contributed an essay as part of a Harvard Digital Symposium on Adoption, Family Separation & Preservation, and Reproductive Justice.

Grand Valley cultural anthropologist on the James Webb Space Telescope

July 13, 2022

Deana Weibel, professor of anthropology, coined the term "ultraview effect" to explain the "transformative sense of incomprehension and a feeling of shrinking" that comes from seeing the cosmos so extensively.

IRIS faculty article published

March 24, 2022

Christine Yared and Adjunct Professor in the IRIS Dept and Grand Rapids Attorney, was recently published in the February 2022 Michigan Bar Journal.

YELL-Oh Girls! 20 years later...

November 22, 2021

IRIS Associate Professor Kim McKee was recently re-interviewed on being included in the book YELL-Oh Girls! which was first published in 2001.

Visiting Faculty in IRIS

October 25, 2021

The Story of "When Water Moves" ~ Ari is a poet, dancer and choreographer. She also happens to be married to the captain of the Nauti-Cat, and though her roots are in Detroit, she had also enthusiastically fallen in love with these more northern waters.

Associate Professor Kimberly McKee featured in podcast

October 21, 2021

Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Assoc. Professor Kimberly McKee was recently a guest on the podcast "Let's Grab Coffee with SunAh to discuss "Adoption, Immigratin, and Citizenship Rights

Check out the REL Minor

October 17, 2021

Are you aware of all the ways an understanding of religion impacts business, healthcare and social work today?

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.

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