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Prototype testing in Padnos Hall of Science. From left, John Sheridan, Vinazene business development; Andrew Lantz, associate professor of chemistry; and John Schroeder, consultant for MAREC.

Researchers developing affordable flow battery technology

December 19, 2014

Researchers are working to create a new type of flow battery technology that will allow the capture, collection and storage of energy through organic compounds.

Westwood Middle School students show their projects to a Grand Valley student during a recent Challenge Scholars event. A new grant will encourage more civic engagement opportunities.

Grant creates civic engagement pilot project

December 16, 2014

Students who attend Grand Valley, Aquinas College and Grand Rapids Community College will have more community-based learning opportunities through a pilot project funded by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation.

School of Communications students Atikh Bana, Chad Rodgers, Lindsey VanDenBoom, Joseph Buckenmeyer, Ian Kast, Olga Sarayeva and Richard Iseppi will continue working with Ford to produce a national video advertisement. Photo courtesy: GVSU Ford Team

Students win Ford video contest, producing national ad

December 16, 2014

Seven School of Communications students will continue working with Ford to produce a national video advertisement set for nationwide release in February.

Beckering Family Carillon joins international Christmas Eve concert

Beckering Family Carillon joins international Christmas Eve concert

December 15, 2014

The Beckering Family Carillon Tower will join an international chorus Christmas Eve night at 9:30 p.m. to commemorate a Christmas truce during World War I.

Courtesy Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota Duluth.

Study reveals spread of invasive species in Great Lakes

December 15, 2014

Researchers from Grand Valleys Annis Water Resources Institute have found invasive faucet snails in many new locations throughout the Great Lakes basin over a three-year period. The snails carry parasites that are deadly to native waterfowl, including ducks and coots.

Sall and Cardenas

Gov. appoints city manager and business development expert to Grand Valley Board of Trustees

December 12, 2014

Gov. Snyder appointed two Grand Valley alumni to the Grand Valley Board of Trustees, effective January 1, 2015.

Rosie Dutfield Willis

Grand Valley student earns competitive study abroad scholarship

December 12, 2014

Rosemary Rosie Dutfield Willis, a French linguistics major from Northville has earned a nationally competitive scholarship to study abroad in France through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program this winter 2015 semester.

Student investment portfolio outperforms S&P 500

December 12, 2014

The Seidman Investment Portfolio Organization has seen its portfolio double in the last few years.

Shannon Blood

Schools of Hope fulfilling for education major

December 11, 2014

Education major Shannon Blood said volunteering for Schools of Hope helped solidify her love of teaching.

Students from the Kirkhof College of Nursing are pictured with a resource board they created for Mel Trotter Ministries. The poster indicates Heartside resources. At left is Nancy Schoofs, associate professor of nursing.

Students give presentation to aid Heartside residents

December 10, 2014

For their capstone project, students from the Kirkhof College of Nursing compiled resources in Grand Rapids' Heartside neighborhood to aid homeless people.

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