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News Briefs Dec. 1

Blackboard updates To install security updates, Grand Valley State University's Blackboard site will undergo maintenance. The updates and maintenance work is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.

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News Briefs 11/28

'Before the Flood' showing The Grand Valley State University Office of Sustainability will show “Before the Flood” Monday, Nov. 28 at noon. The showing will take place in Kirkhof Center Room 2259. “Before the Flood” is a National Geographic movie produced by Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens.

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News Briefs

The 2016 Service Award from Gilda's Club in Grand Rapids was awarded to Grand Valley State University. The award was presented Tuesday, Nov. 15 at the third annual "Gilda’s Night of Gratitude." The award was accepted by Paul Stansbie, associate dean of the College of Community and Public Service on the university's behalf.

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News Briefs 11-17

The annual Last Lecture sponsored by student senate will take place Thursday, Nov. 17. Grand Valley State University professors Paul Cornish and David Leonard will present at 7 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Mary Idema Pew Library. Professors are nominated by students, faculty and staff members to present a lecture.

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News briefs 11/14

Grand Valley State University, Spectrum Health and the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine will sponsor a lecture geared toward providing information and resources about autism. The lecture titled, "Individuals with Autism in Our Community" will take place Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences. Community organizations providing autism support and resources will be available before the event from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.

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News Briefs 11-10

GV Hosts Math Tournament Grand Valley State University hosted over 70 local middle and high school students the fourth annual Math-Team-Matics competition Saturday, Nov. 5.

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GVSU Holds Technology Workshop SAP University Alliance and Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business hosted a technology workshop Friday, Oct. 28. Over 20 students from Cass Technical High School in Detroit participated in hands-on exercises and put their critical thinking skills to the test.

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News Briefs 11-03

New GV Exhibit A new exhibit will be featured at Grand Valley State University in the Mary Idema Pew Library. “The Murmur and the Roar: Personal and Public Perspectives of American Wartime” will be on display in the exhibition space on the atrium level of the library until Wednesday, Nov. 22. 

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News Briefs 10-31

Scholar Discussion Wendy Doniger, a professor of religion at the University of Chicago will give a presentation at Grand Valley State University Monday, Nov. 7 at the Mary Idema Pew Library Multipurpose Room. The presentation will begin at noon with a reception held at 11:30 a.m. Doniger will participate in a book signing after the event. The presentation will cover topics including religion and censorship.

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