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Michigan Govenor candidate Abdul El-Sayed speaks at the GVSU Town Hall meeting on Wednesday March 14, 2018.

Abdul El-Sayed speaks at GVSU

As November's gubernatorial election looms, the campaign season has begun to heat up. On Wednesday, March 14, one Democratic dark horse spoke at Grand Valley State University. Hosted by the GVSU College Democrats, candidate Abdul El-Sayed spoke in front of GVSU students for a little more than an hour in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room. During the town hall, El-Sayed addressed revitalizing Michigan's economy, investing in public education, addressing corporations in politics and more.

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CEO Eric Liu to discuss civil activism in next Wheelhouse Talk

Each and every person has the power to impact their surroundings through their citizenship. This can be accomplished through voting or contributing time and attending community meetings. On Wednesday, March 14, Grand Valley State University’s Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies will host a Wheelhouse Talk about these capabilities each citizen has. 

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Padnos International Center holding study-abroad photo contest

Each year, close to 800 or more Grand Valley State University students choose to travel to another country. They may choose from 60 GVSU programs or from hundreds of opportunities held by other schools. For the third year in a row, the Padnos International Center’s PICS Study Abroad Photo Contest will showcase pictures that students have taken while studying in other countries. The photos will be shown Friday, March 9, through Friday, March 23, and can be voted on during this time.  

GVL/Hannah Zajac— Dr. Deanna Haunsperger gives a lecture on her lessons learned as a woman mathematician in Henry Hall on Tuesday 27 Feb 2017.

Acclaimed professor lectures on women in mathematics

On Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Loutit Lecture Hall, Deanna Haunsperger came to deliver the fifth annual installment of the Mosaic Lecture Series at Grand Valley State University. Her speech, titled “Making Connections: Lessons Learned From Women Mathematicians,” told stories of different women who have made massive impacts in the world of mathematics. 


Professor to lecture on racial battle fatigue syndrome

To continue to commemorate Black History Month at Grand Valley State University, professor Lois Owens will lead an interactive seminar about racial battle fatigue syndrome. The seminar will take place Tuesday, Feb. 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the DeVos Center, Room 107D. Students, faculty, staff and the public are welcome to attend. 

GVL/Kevin Sielaff - Professor Louis Moore speaks during the Democracy: 101 event on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.

Democracy 101 lecture to focus on human rights

The Democracy 101 series is returning to campus this week. The lecture “Human Rights and the Promise of Democracy” will be presented by Grand Valley State University associate professor of political science Karen Zivi on Wednesday, Feb. 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center, Room 2266.