Laker Life briefs 9-28-17

| 9/27/17 8:50pm

Undergraduate Research Fair to be held Tuesday, Oct. 3 

At the Undergraduate Research Fair, happening Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room, Grand Valley State University students will be able to speak with GVSU faculty and staff about doing a research project.

The fair, which is being sponsored by the GVSU Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (OURS), will have food provided for those who choose to attend. Research may offer GVSU students not only the chance to expand their academic horizons but also the opportunity to add to their resumes. For students applying to graduate schools, it may also give them scholarly writing samples to pull from.

For more information, contact OURS at

Padnos International Center to hold informational session about internships abroad 

The Padnos International Center will be hosting an informational session about internships abroad Thursday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to noon in Room 167 of Lake Ontario Hall.

The informational session will give students insight into internships across Europe, Australia, South Korea and Chile. Internship placements are available to people in all majors, so all GVSU students are invited to attend the event.

For more information, contact Elena Selezneva at

Free postcard sending Thursday, Sept. 28

Grand Valley State University students will be able to send free postcards to family and friends as part of the "Greetings from Grand Valley" event Thursday, Sept. 28, from noon to 2 p.m. by the Cook Carillon Tower.

Students who are going to the event will select a GVSU-themed postcard and fill it out, and then the GVSU social media team will send it on their behalf.

For more information, contact Leah Twilley at

Student exchange exhibit Tuesday, Oct. 3

Grand Valley State University and Seoul National University of Science and Technology (SeoulTech) will be collaborating for the GVSU and SeoulTech Art & Design Student Exchange Exhibition Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The exhibition will be located at the Red Wall Gallery in Lake Ontario Hall and will feature 40 photos of SeoulTech student work, ranging from industrial design to visual communication. There is a partner exhibit at SeoulTech featuring the works of GVSU Visual & Media Arts students.

For more information, contact the GVSU Art Gallery at 616-331-2563.

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