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Cinesthesia has been in the works for about a year said Toni Perrine professor of film and video. Perrine said a group of students interested in cinema studies rather than film production wanted to make their work available to the public and decided to showcase their work in an academic journal.
Grand Valley State University undergraduate and graduate students will be recognized for their research work this week at the second annual Graduate Showcase and the 17th-annual Student Scholars Day SSD.
8220People who are smart challenged and get involved are getting a good education on how to make things work and if we do grow they will be ahead of the game8221 said Timothy Fisher assistant chair of the department of art and design at Grand Valley State University. 8220In the long term this experience is not great for anybody I think as it develops people will have different skills. It does take strong creative minds to stay ahead of the game and it is going to be on pace with everyone.8221
Derek Plumb assistant living center director for living and learning centers International House and PERL said the original system was difficult to run because there was never a guarantee of getting the organizations what they needed.
With gas prices soaring well above 3 a gallon it is no surprise that students and faculty members at Grand Valley State University are feeling the pinch.
Alternative Breaks sent out 13 service trips within the U.S. reaching as far south as Florida as far east as Maryland and as far west as Missouri. Students chose from the following service issues affordable housing children at risk disaster relief domestic violence hunger and homelessness individuals with disabilities LGBT awareness organic farming park preservation refugee resettlement sustainability wildlife refuge or youth and education.
When it comes to art price is as subjective as beauty but when it comes to making art price of supplies can be burdensome.
Michiganders will cast their votes for the Republican presidential candidate in the Feb. 28 primary but based on previous voter turnout few college students will be visiting the voting booths.Don Zinman a political science professor at Grand Valley State University said many students do not vote in the general elections let alone the primaries. Zinman said primary voters tend to have stronger political convictionsthan those who vote only in the general election or not at all.
8220When a student constantly interrupts his or her studying to check Facebook or to text attention is interrupted8221 said Michael Wolfe a psychology professor at Grand Valley State University. 8220The interruptions make it harder to concentrate on the tasks that require focus over a sustained period of time.8221
In the world of public education the debate of whether or not religion can legally be addressed within the walls of a state-funded institution is ongoing. While elementary and secondary school teachers are all but forbidden to address the topic of religion in class many professors of public universities not only mention it but endorse their own beliefs.
Statistics from the Pew Research Center and the University of Virginia show correlations between happiness and a college education. An article analyzing the statistics from the Kalamazoo Gazette reported that people who were happy were more likely to have at least a bachelor8217s degree than those who did not.
As many students at Grand Valley State University may have already noticed construction on the new Mary Idema Pew Library continues despite the snowy weather.
As many students monitor the flux of gas prices in and around the state of Michigan experts are warning Michiganders to expect price increases on other products as well.
As a new organization both at Grand Valley State University and around the country the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality is looking to recruit new members by offering a chance to win a 1500 scholarship to its members.
The Grand Valley Criminal Justice Student Association will host 8220Those Who Protect Us8221 for the Pals Student Mentors a student organization at Grand Valley State University that works to build relationships between students and at-risk area youth.
This year various departments at Grand Valley State University are recognizing World AIDS Day which will occur Thursday by hosting events and selling T-shirts to raise awareness about the AIDS epidemic.
Pictures of the Year 2012-2013
6:30 pm | Broadway Theatre - Anything Goes
7:30 am | GVSU Downtown Toastmasters
11:00 am | GVSU Track & Field at NCAA Championships
5:30 pm | MBA Information Meeting: Holland
7:00 pm | Failure Lab
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