The GVSU Shakespeare Festival presents Measure for Measure. Director Roger Ellis and Actor Jacob Molli join us to talk about it.

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Monthly we put the spotlight on GVSU's College of Community and Public Service.  Dr. Patty Janes is our guest today, discussing Michigan Care for Tourism.   

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GVSU's Fall Arts Celebration 2016 kicks off Monday with music, Emerging Romanticism. We discuss the line up with Dr. Danny Phipps.

Can we find common ground between Israel and Palestine?  That’s a question that’s been asked for centuries as the two nations engage in what’s been called one of the most divisive political conflicts in the world. 

It’s rooted in the question of who owns that land in the Middle East.  That question will be discussed this week at an event sponsored by GVSU’s Kaufman Interfaith Institute. 

“The Israel-Palestine issue is one of the most controversial issues in international politics right now.”

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 A lack of access to nearby stores selling fresh food may increase residents’ risk of having the early signs of heart disease.  That’s according to a new study from Grand Valley State University’s Public Health department. 

“There’s been a large body of research out there that indicates that limited fresh food choices in poor neighborhoods have been linked to unhealthy diets, so residents in these neighborhoods have a greater likelihood of atherosclerosis.”

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It's Back to School Time and that means it’s time for our annual conversation with GVSU's President Thomas Haas.

Two Michigan universities have received state funding to develop technologies that would help identify and track harmful algae blooms in the Great Lakes.

The state Department of Environmental Quality awarded Oakland University $158,314 to produce harmful algae hazard maps that can be continually updated. Researchers also will explore development of a smartphone app that citizen volunteers could use to detect the blooms.


Monthly we put the attention to the Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Executive Director Kyle Caldwell to discuss the role of nonprofits in encouraging voter and community engagement during the campaign season.

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Richard Hiskes from GVSU's Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies joins us to talk about  the new Human Rights Program at GVSU.

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A new study conducted by two Grand Valley State University researchers shows diversity on corporate boards brings value.  WGVU spoke with one of the study’s authors