Items Tagged with 'Grand Valley State University'


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

Health care leaders focus on healthy lifestyles in 2016 forecast

January 15, 2016
Decreasing chronic illness will be one of the most important avenues to decreasing future health care costs, according to health care leaders who participated in Grand Valley State University’s ninth annual West Michigan Healthcare Economic Forecast. Read More

Academy connects mentors with future leaders

Program creates ‘ethical and effective leaders for the 21st century.’

January 8, 2016
For nearly a decade, the Peter C. Cook Leadership Academy has connected student fellows with members of the local community to provide mentorship as students learn how to become ethical and effective leaders for the 21st century. Read More

Health care summit presents industry forecast

January 8, 2016
Chronic illness, jobs and Medicare will be at the forefront of discussions among health care leaders in the region this year. Read More

Universities are in the Money

January 6, 2016
Two West Michigan universities are ranked among the top improving high-value institutions in the nation. Read More

Former GR mayor joins college’s sustainability office

January 5, 2016
Former Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell has taken a part-time position with a local college that will allow him to continue his work in the area of sustainability. Read More

International student photo gallery builds community

December 24, 2015
The perspectives of Grand Valley State University’s international students now have a digital voice, thanks to an intriguing and rather entertaining new project. Read More

Street Talk: The $1 million question

White-glove test.

December 18, 2015
A team of Grand Valley State University students and alumni is competing to change the world with their ideas and win $1 million in the process. Read More

GVSU generating problem-solvers

The school’s Design Thinking Initiative reaches across all academic disciplines.

November 13, 2015
Grand Valley State University’s Design Thinking Initiative provides opportunities to gain an understanding of the collaborative, interdisciplinary and integrative problem-solving approach. Read More

College, township partner on portable recycling center

Program finds new application for lithium ion batteries after use in vehicles.

October 23, 2015
Grand Valley State University has partnered with Hastings Township to develop a portable recycling center powered by renewable energy. Read More