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GVL / Kevin Sielaff
Grand Valley celebrates the P. Douglas Kindschi Hall of Science with a dedication ceremony Friday, August 28th, 2015. The dedication recognized both Grand Valley and state officials that made the realization of this building possible.

GVSU awarded grant for high-tech innovation

In downtown Grand Rapids, anchored by the Van Andel Research Institute, is the Grand Rapids SmartZone. Created in 2001, it has been a pillar of technological innovation and research in West Michigan, empowering businesses and researchers to grow and make advancements in their fields. The SmartZone Local Development Finance Authority (LDFA) has recently given Grand Valley State University a chance to experience that same technological growth, awarding them over $1 million for several initiatives and projects. 

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GVL / Dylan McIntyre. Monday, February 15, 2018. MLK silent walk with students and faculty.

CSLC to host MLK Day of Service and Solidarity

Monday, Jan. 15, marked the 32nd observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a holiday dedicated to the famous civil rights activist who championed racial equality and human rights during the 1960s. In celebration of the holiday, Grand Valley State University is hosting an MLK Day of Service and Solidarity on Saturday, Jan. 20, where students and faculty can engage and volunteer in local communities in the greater Grand Rapids area in honor of King. 

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News briefs 1/18/18

The Padnos International Center will host its study-abroad fair Thursday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Henry Hall Atrium. Students interested in seeing what study abroad is all about are welcome to browse the different programs and speak to students who have participated in them.

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