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Joel Stillerman in blue short-sleeve shirt standing against brick wall

Three faculty earn Fulbright Scholar, Specialist awards

Joel Stillerman will spend a semester at Universidad Central de Chile; Jeffrey Kelly Lowenstein and Ranelle Brew each received specialist awards for short-term assignments.

May 21, 2024

Two graduates react with joy after receiving their diplomas.

GVSU in photos, April 2024: Celebrating Lakers for a Lifetime

See the images that caught our eye in the last month.

May 1, 2024

A group of graduates wearing their caps during a ceremony is seen from above.

Commencement stories: Graduates reflect on their time as Lakers

Five Lakers share how GVSU helped launch their futures.

Apr 18, 2024

Zumberge Pond fountain lit in blue at twilight with carillon tower in background

Truth Initiative grant supports adoption, implementation of updated smoke-free policy

The grant will be used to create resources to bring awareness to the policy and educational materials about tobacco cessation.

Apr 15, 2024

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More than a diagnosis: Health professions students adopt visual thinking strategies to be more mindful with patients

More than a diagnosis: Health professions students adopt visual thinking strategies to be more mindful with patients

Story by Matthew Makowski -- Students majoring in Grand Valley's health professions are fine tuning their visual training and communication skills by examining art. Honing that attention to detail will help them truly see their future patients.

May 10, 2019

Eat Better, Move More, Smile Often

Eat Better, Move More, Smile Often

Story by Dottie Barnes / Photo by Amanda Pitts -- Wellness camp targets data-driven needs.

May 1, 2019

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‘Floating Bed,’ in the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences

Photo by Elizabeth Lienau -- Alexa Miller stands next to the "Floating Bed" painting in the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences and asks nursing, health professions and art students to discuss what they see.

News from Traverse City

GVSU Campus in Traverse City encourages students to stay in northern Michigan

GVSU Campus in Traverse City encourages students to stay in northern Michigan

Four years ago, Grand Valley State University expanded its Physician Assistant Studies program to Traverse City. The goal is to encourage students to practice in Northern Michigan after they graduate.

Jul 31, 2019

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CHP Connect

Community as Classroom

Community Engaged Experiential-Learning Demonstrating Public Health Competency

Apr 1, 2024

SLP Students Help Refugee Children and Adolescents Prevent Summer Slide

GVSU speech-language pathology (SLP) graduate students partnered with Learning Cafe to support the language and literacy of African refugee and other children from the Oakdale neighborhood of Grand Rapids.

Dec 6, 2023

Public Health Faculty Book Proposal Accepted

Azizur Molla's book proposal was recently accepted for publication by Springer Nature. "Climate Change, Drinking Water Security, and Public Health," a 20-chapter textbook for students and teachers will be available for use in the Fall 2025.

Dec 6, 2023

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