News briefs 1/29/18

The Grand Valley State University community is in mourning after the death of John Canepa, a philanthropist and business leader. Canepa passed on Thursday, Jan. 25, at the age of 87 after sustaining injuries in a Monday, Jan. 22, pedestrian-vehicle accident in Grand Rapids. 

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News briefs 1/25/18

A sedan with the words “cheating whore” was seen on Grand Valley State University’s Allendale Campus and was reported to the GVSU Police Department late last week, according to Sgt. Jeff Stoll.

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News briefs 1/22/18

Grand Valley State University’s Spotlight Productions announced Thursday, Jan. 18, that the band All Time Low will headline the 2018 GVSU spring concert on Thursday, April 5. It was previously announced that recording artist Gnash would serve as the opening act for the show. Ticket information has yet to be announced by Spotlight.

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News briefs 1/18/18

The Padnos International Center will host its study-abroad fair Thursday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Henry Hall Atrium. Students interested in seeing what study abroad is all about are welcome to browse the different programs and speak to students who have participated in them.

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News briefs 1/15/18

Grand Valley State University's "It's on Us" organization will hold an event titled "Stalking Awareness Month - Get Informed" on Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center, Rooms 2215/2216. 

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Laker Life briefs 1/11/18

A new exhibit is available to be viewed at Grand Valley State University. "Arranged Objects: A Few Good Bones" is a poetry-centered collection that can be seen in the Mary Idema Pew Library’s Exhibition Space.

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News briefs 1/11/18

The study of paleontology is vast and exceeds far beyond the preconceived notion that the study is limited to dinosaurs. Explore the world of paleontology with Grand Valley State University’s biomedical sciences professor Laura Stroik at the January Science on Tap: Ask a Paleontologist event. Stroik will be discussing the passion and drive behind many paleontologists’ work and also what studying in the field of paleontology entails.  The event will be held Thursday, Jan. 11, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the SpeakEZ Lounge in Grand Rapids. Arrive early to ensure finding a good seat.

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News briefs 1/8/2018

The Grand Valley State University Career Center will hold an event designed to assist students with finding employment on campus on Tuesday, Jan. 9, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Holton-Hooker Learning and Living Center, Room 205A. 

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Arts briefs 1/8/18

Now through May 20, the Grand Rapids Public Museum will be offering the exhibit "Dragons, Unicorns and Mermaids," organized by the American Museum of Natural History.  

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