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Geologist alumnus makes his mark

Geologist alumnus makes his mark

Gregg Swayze fell in love with geology when his older brother, a geology student at Grand Valley State University, took him on a trip to Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. As a high school senior, Swayze was fascinated with the thought...

Alum wins $500,000

Alum wins $500,000

Grand Valley alumnus Ryan Vaughn took first place in the Company Award category at the Accelerate Michigan Innovation competition November 14, 2013, in Detroit. The first place prize money was $500,000.

Gould summers with turtles

Gould summers with turtles

While some students spent time on the beach in the summer, others were deep in academic research.

Study abroad leads to research

Study abroad leads to research

Alison McNulty does not just excel in her Grand Valley classes; her excellence abroad has allowed other students across the nation to perform undergraduate research studies at the University of Deusto.

Students build training tool for future surgeons

Students build training tool for future surgeons

What started out as a class project evolved into an initiative to help medical residents become successful surgeons.

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