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Laker Effect Challenge team hosts uniform swap

The team used prize money to buy clothing and connect with parents and others to host the event.

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Two alumni raise funds, cross Lake Michigan on paddleboards

Two alumni crossed Lake Michigan on paddleboards to raise money and awareness for safe waters.

Lucy Finkel

GVSU helps student merge passions of singing and speech-language pathology

Music major Lucy Finkel, '05, returned to GVSU for a graduate degree in speech-language pathology.

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Earning degree despite geographical challenge

The Traverse City Center helped Julie Sattler find a path to degree completion.

GVSU student Skyler Wickert working with students in Haiti during an art workshop.

Students, faculty spread Laker Effect in Haiti through service projects

Students distributed water filters, led art workshops, taught motor skills activities and more.

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Student works to get cancer treatment machines to Nicaraguan clinic

Ben Eastburg recently worked to get cancer treatment machines from a Grand Rapids clinic to a rural clinic in Nicaragua, more than 3,300 miles away.

Ruixuan Ran, a senior from China who is majoring in accounting and international business, hosted a tea table for area business leaders who are learning best practices for doing business abroad.

International student shares Chinese culture with local business leaders

Ruixuan Ran hosted a tea table for area business leaders who are conducting business in China.

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Alumna celebrates success at Muskegon clinic

Elaine Leigh enrolled in the DNP program because she had a solution to a community problem.

headshot: Andrea Schwallier

Engineering student who is grandmother will study in Switzerland

Starting another degree three decades after being in college would be difficult for anyone.

Joe Lorenz and Kayla Hawkins pictured at the 2018 SAS Global Forum.

Biostatistics students place in top three during international analytics competition

The team explored why 110,000 medical appointments in Brazil were missed by patients.