Laker Life briefs 1/25/18

| 1/25/18 2:04am

CWGE to hold Feminist Film Friday

The Grand Valley State University Center for Women and Gender Equity (CWGE) is set to host its monthly "Feminist Film Friday" event on Friday, Jan. 26, in the CWGE, located in the Kirkhof Center, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The film being shown this month is "Wonder Woman," which follows the story of Diana, princess of the Amazons, as she works among mortal humans to save the world during World War II. After the film is played, there will be a time for discussion among those who attend.

For more information, contact Jessica Jennrich, director of the CWGE, at 616-331-2748.

'Speed interview' sessions set for Friday, Jan. 26

The Career Center at Grand Valley State University will be holding two "speed interview" sessions in the Kirkhof Center, Room 2266, on Friday, Jan. 26. The first will take place from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m., and the second will begin at 2:30 p.m. Interested GVSU students are asked to register for the event on LakerJobs.

The speed interviews are meant to help GVSU students practice their interviewing skills so they are prepared to apply for real-world jobs, internships and graduate programs. The Career Center staff will allow students to experience a situation with real interview questions, receive immediate feedback and learn how to best prepare. Dressing professionally is encouraged.

For more information, contact the Career Center at 616-331-3311.

Psychology Club’s first event set for Tuesday, Jan. 30

The Psychology Club at Grand Valley State University is set to host its first event on Tuesday, Jan. 30, with doors closing at 6 p.m. at the 48 West movie theater. The event is being held in conjunction with the GVSU chapter of Psi Chi, an international psychology honor society.

The movie set to be shown and discussed is “A Beautiful Mind,” starring Russell Crowe as John Nash, a mathematician who battled paranoid schizophrenia. Following the showing, there will be time for a discussion about the film and what important messages it contains.

For more information, contact GVSU Psi Chi at

Guest artist piano recital set for Tuesday, Jan. 30

Musically inclined students may be interested in pianist Yoo Jin Noh, who is set to perform Tuesday, Jan. 30, in the Sherman Van Solkema Recital Hall in the Haas Center for Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m.

Born blind, Yoo Jin Noh received the VSA Young Soloist Award in 2008. Making her solo debut in 2017, Yoo Jin Noh also performed at the United Nations Headquarters in New York for the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2015. 

For more information, contact the GVSU Office of Music, Theatre and Dance at 616-331-3484.

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