1000 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.
Mental illness is something that we all at one point or another experience in our lives. It’s a problem that permeates our culture, and we do need to figure out why it’s so prominent, but that’s for another day. What I’d rather focus on is the strange reaction we have toward things relating to these mental illnesses, specifically things called "triggers."
People tend to think that good leaders are workers who excel at their jobs. While this often holds true, Derk Pronger challenges this everyday notion. As the COO for Munson Medical Center, Pronger is always looking for new methods to help leaders in the medical field improve their leadership skills.
Since 2014, the Lakers have not missed the NCAA playoffs, but they face the danger of re-writing that statistic this week.
In recent years, Michigan has seen an increase in the number of individuals who have been involved in fatal crashes due to being impaired by drugs. According to the Michigan State Police (MSP), there were 236 drug-involved traffic fatalities in 2016, which was a significant increase from 2015. As a response, the MSP started a pilot program Wednesday, Nov. 8, to test people on the road to see if they are under the influence of drugs in violation of Michigan law.
According to the latest U.S. census, 700,000 veterans live in the state of Michigan. This means that it’s very likely that a Grand Valley State University student will run into a veteran at some point in their life.
To help spread awareness of military culture, the GVSU Student Veterans will be hosting a Veterans Day Military Cultural Awareness event Friday, Nov. 10.
Puerto Rican history is American history. Yet, Puerto Rico is often disregarded in the context of the democratic history of the U.S.
On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Nelson Denis, author of "War Against All Puerto Ricans: Revolution and Terror in America’s Colony," spoke at Grand Valley State University to lay out what he perceived to be the tragic, untold history of Puerto Rico.
After an incredibly successful season and adding their 11th-straight GLIAC Tournament Championship under their belt, the Grand Valley State women’s soccer team can add one more notch to that belt as they enter the postseason.
On Monday, Nov. 6, the Lakers (18-3-0, 9-0-0 GLIAC) were selected as the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region of the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
Every season includes some growing pains early on, and the Grand Valley State wrestling club is no exception.
The Laker team is relatively young but also showing glimpses of its potential. But for the team members, continued improvement is the number one focus as the season is just getting underway.
The Grand Valley State men’s swimming and diving team member Ahmed Nabih has already created a legacy for himself while only being a sophomore at GVSU.
The Grand Valley State men’s cross country team is coming off of a big weekend, which saw them win their 16th-straight NCAA Regional Championship. The Lakers had many runners deliver dominating performances, including junior men’s runner Zach Panning as one of those top performers.
Just 24 hours before their final exhibition matchup against the University of Michigan, the Grand Valley State men’s basketball team stepped on the court to begin an intense practice Thursday, Nov. 2.
While the Lakers dropped the contest by an 82-50 final score against the Wolverines Friday, Nov. 3, it became clear that the focus for this season’s team is at an all-time high.
The 11th annual Grand Valley State University Accountability Report, which was released Friday, Nov. 3, at the GVSU Board of Trustees meeting in the Kirkhof Center, revealed that GVSU continues to rank well in the areas of graduation rate, retention rate, Pell-eligible students and degrees awarded in critical skills.
Despite the strong numbers posted in the Accountability Report, the most jarring figure has to be GVSU's appropriation per student from the state of Michigan.
Last Thursday, Nov. 2, the Grand Valley State University student senate voted in favor of a fall break proposal, which was presented to the University Academic Senate Executive Board Friday, Nov. 3. Jonathan Bowman, president of student senate, is currently in discussion with faculty and administration on the proposed calendar changes.
You Beautiful Black Woman (YBBW) will put a spin on boxing when they place hair stylists in the ring to show off their talent at YBBW’s annual hair show. This free event will take place Saturday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room.
The Grand Valley State women’s volleyball team earned themselves another win after competing against the Warriors at Wayne State Saturday, Nov. 4. GVSU played strong in a tough match that ultimately drove the Lakers to securing the victory with a final score of 3-2.
Following their dominant performances in the GLIAC Tournament Saturday, Oct. 28, the Grand Valley State men's and women’s cross country teams each went on to capture the NCAA Regional Championship Saturday, Nov. 4, in Cedarville, Ohio. They will now advance to the NCAA National Championship.
The curriculum of Grand Valley State University’s nursing program, as with many majors, demands a lot of hard work and dedication. To help combat the stress of nursing school, the GVSU Student Nurses' Association (SNA) has been participating in the Transitions Mentorship Program for the past three semesters.
Words have the ability to empower. To spread this empowerment, a nonprofit organization called The Letter Project connects writers with struggling individuals to send uplifting letters around the globe.
The Letter Project is currently searching for a courier on Grand Valley State University’s campuses to spread these positive messages.
"Can Religions Collaborate for the Common Good?" That question is the theme behind the 2017 Academic Consortium Conference, sponsored by Grand Valley State University’s Kaufman Interfaith Institute. The event will feature global religion expert R. Scott Appleby, dean of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs, as the keynote speaker, as well as a panel of four experts.
Arthur Vandenberg was a Republican senator from Grand Rapids who worked through differences in views to help create the United Nations, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and other important pieces of foreign policy legislation. To offer more perspective on this, Hank Meijer, co-chairman and CEO of Meijer, wrote a biography about the life and career of Vandenberg. Meijer was recently at Grand Valley State University to speak about the book.