Items Tagged with 'Grand Valley State University'

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Inside Track: Boosting therapy with horsepower

GVSU prof puts patients with disabilities in the saddle.

July 15, 2016
Beth Macauley is one of only four speech-language pathologists in the country certified in hippotherapy, an emerging technique that puts patients on horseback to improve speech, motor and cognitive functions. Read More

Street Talk: GVSU to the rescue

Road warriors.

June 3, 2016
It’s OK to be a little scared. Read More

GVSU’s annual economic impact: $780M

New construction is a big part of it, but alumni spending is not included.

May 6, 2016
The value of an education cannot always be measured in dollars — but the value of an educational institution can. Read More

Report finds $368M value in garbage diversion

If trash with worth was recovered and sold, economic impact would near $400M.

May 6, 2016
The phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is an idea two organizations in West Michigan are hoping to convey across the state, after a recent study found Michigan residents and businesses are throwing away garbage valued at millions of dollars every year. Read More

A tale of two economic engines

GVSU revisits 70-year-old study that compares GR and Flint’s civic well-being.

April 15, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Size does matter when it comes to business environment and the relationship it has with civic well-being and social capital. Read More

Sustainability is a way of life on Grand Valley’s campuses

Multiple programs indoctrinate students as soon as they arrive.

April 15, 2016
Almost from the second incoming students set foot on campus at Grand Valley State University, they are entering an environment that puts a special emphasis on — the environment. Read More

Street Talk: A driving dialogue

Fashion sense.

April 8, 2016
Transit, a hot topic in the region, will take a new conversational path later this week as the 2016 Public Transportation and Universities Conference rolls into Grand Rapids. Read More

Collegiate teams secure $40K for entrepreneurial ideas

April 6, 2016
Sustainability and alternative transportation ideas landed the top prizes at the annual MWest Challenge competition. Read More

City approves agreements with GVSU and Belknap Lookout

University moving ahead with plans to build a health professions facility.

February 12, 2016
A workgroup representing three separate entities has come together to compromise on future development in Belknap Lookout. Read More

Students, Spectrum partner on med devices

Biomedical engineering students are more adept at bringing products to market.

February 5, 2016
A partnership between Grand Valley State University and Spectrum Health Innovations could lead to new medical devices and startup companies. Read More