GVL/Mackenzie Bush- Katrina Rast speaks about the truths, lies, and consequences of Marijuana Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Learning about marijuana

The Alcohol & Other Drugs Campus Education Services (ACES) organization and the Grand Valley State University Police Department teamed up to present the program “Marijuana: Truth, Lies and Consequences” Tuesday, April 11, in the Kirkhof Center.

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GVSU announces Design Thinking Academy

The Design Thinking Academy (DTA), a newly established program at Grand Valley State University, is designed to teach students the collaborative, problem-solving experience of design thinking. “The academy is a program—it’s a non-credited program—which provides the experience of learning design thinking and then applying design thinking,” said John Berry, director of GVSU's Design Thinking Initiative and the DTA.

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GVL/Mackenzie Bush - Family, friends, professors, and faculty come together to celebrate GVSU students. The Student Awards Convocation Ceremony was held in the Eberhard Center Monday, April 10, 2017.

Graduating seniors honored at Student Awards Convocation

Students graduate from college all the time, but not everyone makes it out of college being praised by the deans of their discipline for their academic excellence. When a student aims to achieve their absolute best, and they do everything they can to succeed, they have the chance to be the recipient of an Excellence Award given out during the Student Awards Convocation at Grand Valley State University.

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​GVL/ Hannah Zajac- Spencer Brower, gives his opening statement in the Multipurpose room on April 11th, 2017

Geology 300 class holds mock trial

As the culmination of a semester-long project, the geology 300 class at Grand Valley State University held a mock trial of the 1980s water contamination case in Woburn, Massachusetts. The mock trial was held as an open event Tuesday, April 11, in the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons.

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The search continues

Three new candidates have been selected to be considered for the provost and executive vice president for academic and student affairs at Grand Valley State University. During the week of Monday, April 17, these candidates will interview on the Allendale Campus and will host a coffee reception on the Pew Campus.

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GVSU Public Health Society wraps up menstrual hygiene product drive

Statistically speaking, women spend an average of $7 a month on menstrual hygiene products. Over a span of 40 years, the average American woman will spend approximately $3,400 on these products. For the 260,000 women in Michigan living below the poverty line, according to talkpoverty.org, spending that much money on products for their period is not possible.

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