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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News Briefs 10/27

MSU president to give speech at GV Lou Anna Simon, Michigan State University’s 20th president, will present at Grand Valley State University Monday, Oct. 31. Simon will serve as the keynote speaker as part of the ongoing Peter F. Secchia Breakfast Lecture Series. Simon’s lecture is titled "Land-grant Engagement for the 21st Century” and it will focus on the importance of incorporating values such as inclusiveness and connectivity at the university level. The event will be held in the L. William Seidman Center located on GVSU’s Pew Campus. Breakfast will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the lecture starting promptly after at 8 a.m. To RVSP, visit www.gvsu.edu/seidman.

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Founders Day Celebration Grand Valley State University will celebrate the fourth annual Founders Day Tuesday, Oct.

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New briefs Oct. 20

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder recently appointed 15 members to the governor’s council on genocide, including Michael Walenta, WGVU public media general manager. The council was created to increase genocide awareness and education by training teachers and providing educational experiences to students throughout the state.

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