News briefs 11/13/17

The Grand Valley State University Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence revealed recipients for two faculty research grant programs Friday, Nov. 10. The two grant programs are the Catalyst Grants for Research and Creativity and the Collaborative Research and Creative Activity Initiative. 

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Arts briefs 11/13/17

A cappella group Backtrack will be coming to Grand Valley State University Wednesday, Nov. 15, for an evening of a cappella. The award-winning group from New York City has garnered more than 8.7 million views on YouTube with around 100,000 subscribers.

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Laker Life briefs 11/9/17

The "Andy Warhol’s American Icons" exhibit opened to the public at the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) Saturday, Oct. 28. The museum is located on Monroe Center Street in Grand Rapids and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on most days of operation. Admission cost is $8 with a student ID.  

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News briefs 11/9/17

Grand Valley State University’s Milton E. Ford LGBT Center is sponsoring a Transgender Day of Remembrance event Monday, Nov. 13, at 4 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room. 

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News briefs 11/6/17

Grand Valley State University will host a lecture series in recognition of international Earth Science Week that will feature alumni presenters. From Monday, Nov. 6, to Friday, Nov. 10, there will be presentations on topics related to earth science in Manitou Hall. 

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Arts briefs 11/6/17

The Grand Valley State University Momentum dance organization is set to host a dance concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the Haas Center for Performing Arts. The event is open to the public and is free to attend, although donations are welcome.

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News briefs 11/2/17

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at Grand Valley State University Monday, Nov. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The blood drive will take place in the Kirkhof Center Pere Marquette Room. The Delta Zeta Sorority is hosting the event.

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Laker Life briefs 11/2/17

The artwork of Tony Fitzpatrick, an artist born and raised in the Chicago area, will be on display in the Grand Valley State University L.V. Eberhard Center’s West Wall Gallery from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Friday, Nov. 3, to March 2, 2018. 

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News briefs 10/30/17

The Grand Valley State University Police Department will be conducting an all-systems test of its emergency notification systems Friday, Nov. 3. This will be the GVPD’s first comprehensive test of its different emergency notification messaging platforms. 

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