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Paul Plotkowski, dean of Grand Valley State University’s Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing, won the MFG Talent Champion award at the MFG Excellence Awards Gala in Lansing, Michigan, on Thursday, Nov. 9. The award is given by the Michigan Manufacturing Association.
Finals season is upon us, and despite all the stress in the classroom and the days getting colder, there is one thing to look forward to this holiday season: the success of the Grand Valley State men’s Division II club hockey team.
New tax plans always have at least one thing in common: They can’t make everyone happy. The new tax plan proposed by the GOP is no different. Proponents say the bill will help out the middle class, and naysayers believe it will only help the rich. The bill promises corporate tax cuts, new tax brackets and a general overhaul of U.S. tax code. Not all of this sounds bad, but what exactly does this bill mean for students like you and me?
The Grand Valley State University theater program is continuing its performances of "Cabaret" from Thursday, Nov. 30, through Sunday, Dec. 3. The Thursday-Saturday showings are at 7:30 p.m., and the Sunday showing is at 2 p.m.
Privacy and security are key when it comes to the health-care industry. With the many cyber threats and advancements in technology, now is an important time to make sure health-care systems are secure.
To discuss these current threats facing health-care organizations, the Healthcare Professionals Graduate Student Alliance (HPGSA) will be hosting guest speaker Lenny Levy, the vice president and chief information security officer for Spectrum Health. The discussion will be held in Grand Valley State University’s DeVos Center, Room 107C, on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 30, is the final day for nominations for Grand Valley State University's "I Am Grand Valley" student leadership recognition campaign. Nominations can be submitted by students, faculty and staff.
This year, the Grand Valley State women's basketball team finds itself with four freshmen, six sophomores, two juniors and a single senior.
That senior is starting center Korynn Hincka, a 6-foot-1-inch Swiss army knife on the basketball courts out of Posen, Michigan.
Grand Valley State University’s Swing Dance Club invites everyone to put on their dancing shoes for their 1920s Holiday Dance on Thursday, Dec. 7, in Room 2204 of the Kirkhof Center.
Academia has grown and changed a lot over the years, but pedagogical techniques in the classroom oftentimes seem to be stunted by traditional learning tools, such as assigned readings. I'm not talking about a couple of sections—I'm talking about whole chapters. While reading has always been one of my passions, I believe that the modern college system puts a little too much emphasis on textbooks and reading assignments.
We are living in a time of distress. The news seems to be almost always bad, with stories on shootings, rage, police brutality and ongoing political drama. While these issues aren’t necessarily new, they seem more alive and relevant than ever. While our world is filled with hate, it can be so easy to drown in the bad things. However, as we enter the holidays, I think we all need to do a better job of remembering and being thankful for the simple things in life.
Consent is a topic that is being discussed on college campuses across the country. Students often hear the word "consent," but not everyone may understand the current definition as it relates to sexual assault. The Grand Valley State University chapter of It’s on Us is striving to change that and educate students on how to give, recognize and teach others about consent.
To ensure that all community members feel safe in Grand Rapids, the city commission passed the "Equal Services Regardless of Immigration Status and/or National Origin" policy, which ensures that all community members—regardless of their immigration status—are provided with equal services and their rights are respected.
Earlier in November, investigative journalists from around the globe gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC). Among them were three members of the Grand Valley State University community.
Winter is the season that brings fires, hot chocolate and, unfortunately, turbulent weather. With this in mind, Grand Valley State University’s Department of Public Safety and Facilities Services are working to make campus safe for drivers and pedestrians during the long winter months.
Grand Valley State University recently co-hosted the 2017 "Dolphin Tank" competition, a less intense version of the popular TV show “Shark Tank,” focusing on gender equity. Two GVSU students, Rhoda Klomega and Katarina Samardzija, each won $10,000 at the Entrepreneur You Business Plan and Pitch Competition on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Since 1988, Dec. 1 has been recognized as World AIDS Day. This year, Grand Valley State University is participating in the event in a few ways, including by providing free HIV testing and presenting a keynote speech from LeSherri James. The day serves both as a commemoration of the lives lost to HIV/AIDS and an opportunity to educate the public about the virus.
During this point in a semester at Grand Valley State University, students may need a laugh or night out to boost morale. Providing a solution to this, Tom DeLuca, a hypnotist who creates comedic relief during stressful times, will be visiting GVSU on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 9 p.m.
The Lakers were hoping to continue the winning streak going into a match against Southern Indiana on Saturday, Nov. 25 in Louisville, Kentucky in the Bellarmine Thanksgiving Classic.