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Researchers retrieve a water sample through a hole in the street used for maintenance.

GVSU researchers work with municipalities on Grand River sampling project

The work with Allendale Township and the City of Grand Rapids provides more insight on river health.

Jul 6, 2021

Students are pictured holding kayak paddles before an event in the Grand River

Making Waves hosts kayaking on Grand River for Earth Day

Fitting for Earth Day, Grand Valley students and faculty members spent time April 22 kayaking on the Grand River.

Apr 22, 2021

Lake Michigan shoreline

Lake Michigan the muse for New Music Ensemble's latest pieces bringing natural beauty to life through music

The group is performing pieces by composers who were asked to bring Lake Michigan to life musically.

Apr 16, 2021

A student poses with an ice sculpture of Michigan and the Great Lakes during GVSU Winterfest activities.

Winterfest events bring students together on campus

Winterfest, a Grand Valley tradition from years past, is back and will run through February 14 on the Allendale Campus.

Feb 8, 2021

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