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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."

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Arpan Lobo in Loutit Lecture Hall on Wednesday November 15, 2017.

Survey finds tablet desks hinder learning

Students' comfort in the classroom can often be overlooked. Nevertheless, how well students are able to focus on what a professor is saying, rather than how they are sitting, can make or break a grade. According to a recent survey conducted at Grand Valley State University, tablet chairs found in certain classrooms are negatively impacting learning for some students.

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GVSU professors to give their Last Lectures

Each year, the Grand Valley State University student senate hosts its Last Lecture event where nominated professors deliver an address to the GVSU community as if it were their last.  This year, retiring history professor Jim Goode and microbiology professor Aaron Baxter will be delivering their symbolic last lectures Thursday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. in the Loutit Lecture Halls.

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Delta Phi Lambda to host Global Gala Cultural Showcase

The Global Gala Cultural Showcase, sponsored by Delta Phi Lambda Sorority Inc., is held every year at Grand Valley State University. Student organizations gather to put on performances during a three-hour extravaganza. This year, the cultural showcase will take place Friday, Nov. 17, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room.

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GVSU to host lecture on history of global LGBT rights movement

The LGBT rights movement has been around for years and continues to expand in the world today. To look into the history of what allowed the movement to spread globally, Grand Valley State University will be hosting Oklahoma State University Professor Laura Belmonte on Thursday, Nov. 16, to present a lecture on the history of the global LGBT rights movement. 

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