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News briefs 4/19/18

It's no secret that finals week is stressful. For those struggling to cope with the crushing amount of work on their shoulders heading into the home stretch, the Grand Valley State University Office of Multicultural Affairs is hosting its winter semester Exam Cram Study Break from Monday, April 16, to Friday, April 20. 

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News briefs 4/16/18

GradFest, a traditional event held before commencement celebrating students' success, will take place this week at Grand Valley State University from Monday, April 16, to Thursday, April 19. Both Monday's and Tuesday's celebrations will be held on the Allendale Campus in the Grand River Room (2250) of the Kirkhof Center from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The sessions on Wednesday and Thursday will take place downtown at the DeVos Center Hager-Lubbers Exhibition Hall from the same time.

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News briefs 4/12/18

Grand Valley State University will recognize the winners of the spring 2018 Laker Effect Challenge on Thursday, April 12. 

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News briefs 4/9/18

Grand Valley State University's University Academic Senate voted to approve student senate's fall break proposal on Friday, April 6. It's unclear what year fall break would be implemented in the university's academic calendar.

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News briefs 4/5/18

The Grand Valley State University Board of Trustees has selected search firm Storbeck, Pimentel and Associates (SPA) to aid the presidential search advisory committee (PSAC) in locating a replacement for GVSU's fourth president, Thomas Haas. 

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News briefs 4/2/18

Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will speak at Grand Valley State University on Wednesday, April 4, to share her experiences leading Michigan's second-largest city. Bliss will speak at 6 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Pere Marquette Room for the Venderbush Leadership Keynote. The Venderbush Leadership Keynote has taken place since 1999 at GVSU to honor the memory of the late Kenneth Venderbush. 

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News briefs 3/29/18

On Tuesday, March 27, Grand Valley State University announced the presentation times for the final four candidates for the dean of students and vice provost position.  

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News briefs 3/26/18

Indiannapolis Star reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski will participate in a pair of Q&A sessions at Grand Valley State University on Monday, March 26. Kwiatkowski was among the lead reporters for the Star who broke the Larry Nassar-USA Gymnastics sexual abuse story.  

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News briefs 3/22/18

Grand Valley State University's Community Service Learning Center will host another edition of the Democracy 101 series this week. "Democracy 101: Periods Gone Public" will take place Friday, March 23, at noon in the Holton-Hooker Living and Learning Center. 

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