News briefs 2/5/18

The 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition gives graduate students the opportunity to share their research with other students in a competitive atmosphere. Each participant will be allowed one static slide and will be required to deliver their presentation in under three minutes.

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Chris Emdin speaks to GVSU students on Monday January 29, 2018.

'Hip-hop education' looks at urban school systems

Christopher Emdin, a visiting professor from Columbia University, shared his passion for education and equity with an audience at Grand Valley State University on Monday, Jan. 29. Emdin spoke at the "hip-hop education" event in the Kirkhof Center Grand River Room, an event sponsored by the GVSU Black Student Union. The topic was designed to challenge the perceived “unteachable” nature of students of color.

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GVSU professor to lecture on activism of black athletes

Louis Moore, associate history professor and coordinator of African/African-American studies at Grand Valley State University, will host the “Black Activism Through Sports” event taking place Tuesday, Feb. 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Kirkhof Center, Room 2215. The event is part of the Office of Multicultural Affairs' (OMA) celebration of Black History Month.

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News briefs 2/1/18

Grand Valley State University President Thomas Haas sent out a campus-wide email Tuesday, Jan. 30, regarding sexual assault/harassment reporting and support services. Haas began the email by stating that GVSU takes the responsibility of caring for campus community members seriously, as well as addressing sexual assault and harassment, to ensure a safe university environment. 

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Samantha Mackay (left) was awarded the “Outstanding Masters Thesis Award,” Award for Excellence in Service to Community/Profession,” and the “Award for Best 3 Minute Thesis Presentation" for her accomplishments in 2016-17.

3-Minute Thesis competition returns to GVSU

Grand Valley State University’s third annual 3-Minute Thesis competition (3MT), where graduate students present their theses in front of the university community, will take place Thursday, Feb. 15, at 3:30 p.m. in the DeVos Center Loosemore Auditorium. 

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