GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS



Auditions open for chance to become the "Voice of the Laker Marching Band"
Auditions are open to anyone and applications are due by July 30.


New website showcases Grand Valley Magazine
The redesigned website highlights the latest feature articles, photos and videos.


Saxophone quartet with Grand Valley ties awarded with "one of music's highest achievements"
The Donald Sinta Quartet received a gold medal in the 45th annual Fischoff Competition.


Endangered falcon chicks banded at Eberhard Center
The two falcons chicks were banded by the Michigan DNR on May 24.


Bass Anglers Club wins bid to nationals
Lucas Murphy and Nolan Hitt competed against 262 schools at a tournament in Tennessee.


Campus members break ground on demonstration garden
The garden, located next to Au Sable Hall, is an extension of the Sustainable Agriculture Project.


Newest Beckman Scholars will research antibiotic resistance, Parkinson's
The researchers will receive $21,000 to complete a 15-month project with a faculty member.


Faculty and staff sketches
Faculty and staff members who gave presentations or had articles published are listed.


Students showcase efforts to protect Grand River watershed
Area K-12 students will display their projects at the 2018 Groundswell Student Showcase May 23.


Limited access to downtown campus buildings May 12
There will be limited access to buildings on the Grand Rapids Campus due to 5/3 Riverbank Run May 12


Photos: Raleigh J. Finkelstein Hall is open for classes
Finkelstein Hall includes four classrooms, 15 teaching laboratories, a computer lab and offices.


Celebrations highlight diverse graduates
Five events were held; students received special stoles, cords or tassels.


Students conduct research to help preserve two historical Grand Haven parks
The students examined the forest vegetation within Duncan Woods and Mulligan's Hollow.


Newest Lakers share 'Decision Day' excitement on social media
National College Decision Day took place May 1.


Students use mobile devices to find inspiration to create art for exhibit
"A Selfie: The Body Extended" will be on display through in Mary Idema Pew Library through May 30.


PIC announces scholarship recipients
Eight students received scholarships to help fund their study abroad experiences.


GVSU best in Michigan, Top 25 nationally among Gilman Fellowship-producing institutions for 2016-17
GVSU had more students earn Gilman Fellowships in '16-'17 than any other university in the state.


GVSU business program earns national recognition
Seidman's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Program has been designated as a Next-Gen Chapter.


GVSU students working at Cannes Film Festival
Fourteen hospitality and tourism management students are spending two weeks at the festival.


GVSU world trade conference focuses on global success
The Van Andel Global Trade Center will host a business conference May 9, focusing on global success.


Honorary degree recipient dies
Former state senator Patty Birkholz, awarded an honorary degree from GVSU in 2013, died Thursday.


Student's winnings total $93,000 from business competitions
Jordan Vanderham has won prize money at five entrepreneurial competitions over the past few months.


GVSU, Beaumont Health develop medical device for people with neuromuscular diseases
The cough assist device was recently licensed to be commercially manufactured in China.


GVSU economist: Summer looks strong
The stronger-than-usual performance of the West Michigan economy continues, said expert Brian Long.


GVSU Police Academy sees record number of female recruits
The 2018 class is the largest to date, with 43 recruits, including a record number 14 females.