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MAREC receives grant to study solar thermal systems

MAREC receives grant to study solar thermal systems

Grand Valley's MAREC received a grant from the Michigan Energy Office to study solar thermal system costs and efficiency improvements for use in Michigan's climate.

AWRI researcher honored for Lake Michigan outreach efforts

AWRI researcher honored for Lake Michigan outreach efforts

Janet Vail, associate research scientist at Grand Valley State University's Annis Water Resources Institute in Muskegon, will be given the prestigious 2013 Jack Vallentyne Award by the International Association for Great Lakes Research.

MAREC readies for third research season of offshore wind study

MAREC readies for third research season of offshore wind study

A 'boatload of data' will be collected during the third and final research season of MAREC's offshore wind assessment.

AWRI, Notre Dame researchers to study pollutant transfer by migrating salmon

AWRI, Notre Dame researchers to study pollutant transfer by migrating salmon

Two Grand Valley State University researchers, who have studied accumulation of contaminants in non-native salmon in the Great Lakes and tributary watersheds, are beginning a new research project with a team from the University of Notre Dame to see if variables in watershed landscapes impact contaminant levels in stream resident fish.

Professors help create state plan for Autism education

Professors help create state plan for Autism education

The Michigan Autism Spectrum Disorders Plan addresses needs of 16,000 students and 50,000 individuals living with ASD in Michigan.

The NHL drafts the wrong players due to birthday bias

The NHL drafts the wrong players due to birthday bias

A hockey player's birthday strongly biases how professional teams assess his talent, according to a new study by Grand Valley researchers.

Are professional football players obese?

Are professional football players obese?

Jeffrey Potteiger, dean of Graduate Studies, contributed to a story about the size of football players for Smithsonian.com.

Kent County charitable giving tops $600 million, Grand Valley's Johnson Center reports

Kent County charitable giving tops $600 million, Grand Valley's Johnson Center reports

Charitable giving in Kent County topped $600 million in 2010, according to a new report released by Grand Valley State University's Johnson Center for Philanthropy.