Items Tagged with 'Grand Valley State University'


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

Beer draws tourists, $7M to Kent County

GVSU study finds more than 42,000 came last year.

October 19, 2015
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) When Experience Grand Rapids heads to trade shows, it often sets up a mini Founders Brewing taproom — complete with co-founder Dave Engbers. Read More

Schools partner on rehab clinic

Facility also will provide support for older adults experiencing physical or cognitive changes.

September 25, 2015
Three area colleges and universities are collaborating to bring integrated rehabilitation services to patients and interdisciplinary learning to students under a single roof. Read More

University completes $55M science building

August 27, 2015
A West Michigan university is celebrating its new science building. Read More

Street Talk: Cyber security pros ready for action

Path to prosperity.

July 24, 2015
Cyber security professionals will be forced to perform under pressure during a West Michigan Cyber Security Consortium event on Wednesday at Grand Valley State University’s DeVos Campus in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Orion nears completion of Phase II of GVSU construction

Buildings will house the university’s fraternities and sororities.

July 17, 2015
Grand Valley State University students got a chance to tour their new Greek homes this month. Read More

Inside Track: Engaging the community

Jesse Bernal’s commitment to inclusion and equity stems from his experiences growing up in a small town in southern Texas.

July 3, 2015
Jesse Bernal recognizes it is the impact of the individual that provides direct meaning for his commitment to social justice. Read More

Where the West Michigan corporations went

GVSU professor says companies need to be ‘bears’ or risk being acquired.

May 29, 2015
A 23-year faculty member at the GVSU Seidman College of Business plans to study what happened to some well-known publicly traded companies that once were headquartered in West Michigan. Read More

World Trade Week looks at Latin American markets

May 1, 2015
World Trade Week in West Michigan will have a decidedly Latin American flair. Read More