Student and Faculty Spotlights
"We put our heads together but couldn't think of anything fun to do." -Professor Joel Wendland-Liu
The IRIS Department as chosen Amanda Niswander as the Wendy J. Wenner Senior Thesis Award winner for Winter 2020. Please click to read more.
The IRISI Department recently selected the Winter 2020 Senior Thesis Award winners. The Stanley Krohmer Senior Project Award went to Ivy Baillie from the Traverse City Campus. Please click to read more.
Three outstanding students were chosen as Excellence in Discipline Award winners. Miranda Bryan, for Religious Studies; Brooklyn Lipponen, Integrative Studies; and Yeram Leonard for Social Innovation.
Diego Galicia is a junior Political Science major. He is from Shelby, MI a small town north of Grand Rapids. He chose GVSU because "Grand Rapids was a city I could settle in after graduation, but it was still close to home."
Winter 2020 LIB 323 students are applying Design Thinking skills and education to a partnership with Founders Brewery. Students will be working to develop a sustainable product that collaborates with local farmers and highlights the history of beer in MI.
Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies and the Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Department are honored to share that IRIS Professor Denise Goerisch has been named a 2020 Pew Teaching with Technology Award winner.
Integrative Studies/LIB majors are graduating and heading out into the world to use their knowledge and skills to positively influence people and policies! We'd love to share your "my new job" story too! Email me at email@example.com Congratulations!
Catch up on the exciting things GVSU students in the Accelerated Leadership Program are doing!
Domonique Palmer believes that GVSU and the Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies (IRIS) Department have helped shape her future.