GVL / Courtesy - Heather Corcoan
Opening party for "Reading Time Across Words and Numbers: Visualization Projects" by Heather Corcoran at Millstone Gallery at COCA in St. Louis, Missouri on April 1, 2016.

University libraries to host October art exhibit

To foster learning and interaction with diverse content, the Mary Idema Pew Library Learning and Information Commons will host various exhibits during the fall semester. Sponsored by Grand Valley State University libraries, “Reading Time Across Words and Numbers: Visualization Projects by Heather Corcoran” will be the next exhibition available to view from Sunday, Oct. 1, to Sunday, Oct. 29.


Laker Life briefs 9-28-17

At the Undergraduate Research Fair, happening Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room, Grand Valley State University students will be able to speak with GVSU faculty and staff about doing a research project.

GVL / Courtesy - 501 Swing

GVSU students find creative outlet in swing band

At Grand Valley State University, as well as in the greater Grand Rapids area, swing dancing has made a prominent name for itself. For certain musical students at GVSU, this sparked an interest in establishing a jazz band.  Out of this idea and a lot of organizing, 501 Swing Street was born. 


Laker Life briefs 9/21/17

In order to assist Grand Valley State University students in their respective job searches, the GVSU Career Center is hosting an event called “How to Write a Resume.” 

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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.