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GVSU public health program to hold benefit for hurricane victims

Although local students at Grand Valley State University may not have to worry about natural disasters during the school year, the rest of the country is not as fortunate. Following the destruction of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, the GVSU master of public health (MPH) program is teaming up with Grand Rapids-based Creston Brewery and SEARCH Homeless Services to raise funds for those who have been affected by the storms.

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Breaking down the 'Yooper' accent

This week, Grand Valley State University's Kutsche Office of Local History is bringing in Kathryn Remlinger, professor of English at GVSU, to speak about dialect and identity in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. All students are invited to attend the LIB 100/201-approved event in Room 2270 of the Kirkhof Center Thursday, Sept. 14, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

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Laker Life briefs 9/14/17

Grand Valley State University students with an interest in history, archaeology, anthropology or other aspects of the past are invited to attend GVSU’s ninth annual Paleo-Olympics, where they will learn how to play ancient games, spin yarn, make hieroglyphic cookies and more.

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GALLERY CONVERSATION SERIES WITH PROFESSOR JIM GOODE & VIRGINIA GOODE: TRAVEL IN THE MIDDLE EAST: HIGHS & LOWS

GVSU prof to discuss travels to Middle East in gallery conversation

Grand Valley State University students are invited to join professor James Goode and his wife, Virginia Goode, at the first gallery conversation in a series of four this week.  The event, titled “Travel in the Middle East: Highs & Lows,” is set to be held Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the GVSU Art Gallery in the Thomas J. and Marcia J. Haas Center for Performing Arts. Students who would like to attend can RSVP beforehand, although an RSVP is not required.

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