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Health forum to discuss relationship between animal, human health

There is a link between human and animal health in water, food and more. In fact, human and animal medicines intersect in many ways. The Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research Center (MIPERC) is hosting a team of panelists to explain these connections.  The Health Forum of West Michigan event, “One Health: The Intersection of Animal and Human Health,” will take place Friday, Dec. 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Grand Valley State University’s DeVos Center in the Loosemore Auditorium.

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Grand Valley State University's "It's On Us" organization campaigns against sexual assault on Tuesday September 12, 2017

It's on Us to host discussion on consent, sexual assault

Consent is a topic that is being discussed on college campuses across the country. Students often hear the word "consent," but not everyone may understand the current definition as it relates to sexual assault. The Grand Valley State University chapter of It’s on Us is striving to change that and educate students on how to give, recognize and teach others about consent. 

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Eric Paul Leue presents “How to Survive End A Plague” for World AIDS day in the Kirkhof building on Dec. 1.

GVSU to host guest speaker, HIV testing for World AIDS Day

Since 1988, Dec. 1 has been recognized as World AIDS Day. This year, Grand Valley State University is participating in the event in a few ways, including by providing free HIV testing and presenting a keynote speech from LeSherri James. The day serves both as a commemoration of the lives lost to HIV/AIDS and an opportunity to educate the public about the virus. 

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Sigma Phi Epsilon receives five-year ban

Greek Life organizations have gained negative attention nationwide recently, with many universities cracking down on behavior that doesn’t align with its values. After a number of conduct violations over several years, Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep), Grand Valley State University’s oldest fraternity, was banned from campus for the next five years. 

GVL / Luke Holmes - The "Love Your Body Week: Mindul You" presentation took place in the Women's Center in Kirkhof Monday, Feb. 22, 2016.

'Conscious Conversations' to tackle issues facing working women

Hoping to promote discussion on key issues surrounding working women and moms, and to foster a sense of community and oneness among the women at Grand Valley State University, the Women’s Commission at GVSU will be hosting "Conscious Conversations" on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The event will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 2204 of the Kirkhof Center. 

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Andrew and Robbie talking about different topics while working at the 20/20 desk on Sunday November 19, 2017.

GVSU to host workplace ethics discussion

Starting a new job comes with many responsibilities, and these stressors can be a lot for new workers. An element that is often overlooked in the workplace is how to deal with personal questions. For this reason, Grand Valley State University professor Michael DeWilde will be facilitating an event called “Navigating the Politics of Workplace Topics."