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2014-07-08 23:08:49

Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. Allendale, Michigan (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Men are more likely than women to slow their pace in the marathon, according to a new study led by a Grand Valley State University researcher. The findings were published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. The study, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley...

2014-05-13 23:01:20

New research from Grand Valley State University shows that nations with greater women’s empowerment win more medals and send more athletes to the Summer Olympics. Allendale, MI (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 New research shows that nations with greater women’s empowerment win more medals and send more athletes to the Summer Olympics. The effect of women’s empowerment held for both men and women, although it was stronger for female athletes, according to a study by Grand Valley State...

2014-03-20 23:25:01

Grand Valley State University and the Michigan Combat PTSD Task Force to host two-day conference focusing on PTSD and moral injuries, and how communities can work to help support veterans. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Since 2001, more than 2.2 million men and women have served in the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to statistics from the Department of Veterans Affairs, more than a quarter of a million of those troops have been seen by VA doctors for treatment...

2014-03-12 23:02:06

Grand Valley State University alumnus David J. Ruck’s new film, “I Want to Be an Astronaut,” will have its “orbital premiere” aboard the International Space Station, with an audience of astronauts from around the world. Allendale, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Grand Valley State University alumnus David J. Ruck’s new film, “I Want to Be an Astronaut,” will have its “orbital premiere” aboard the International Space Station, with an audience of astronauts from around the...

2014-01-29 23:03:22

The new Electromagnetic Compatibility Center (EMC) at Grand Valley State University, which pairs students with local companies, is the first of its kind in West Michigan. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 A new center at Grand Valley State University is working with West Michigan companies to develop and test new electrical products entering the marketplace. The Electromagnetic Compatibility Center (EMC), which pairs students with local companies, is the first of its kind in West...

2013-04-04 23:00:08

Industry and education leaders will meet in June at the ASQ Education Division's Advancing the STEM Agenda conference to discuss the improvement and advancement of STEM education. More than 1 million college graduates with STEM-related degrees are needed in the next 10 years. Milwaukee, Wis. (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 Improving strategies for effective and successful collaboration between industry and education is the focus of the third annual Advancing the STEM Agenda Conference, co-sponsored...

2013-02-28 13:47:48

A hockey player's birthday strongly biases how professional teams assess his talent, according to a new study by Grand Valley State University researchers. The findings were published in the online journal PLOS ONE at http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0057753. The research, led by Robert Deaner, associate professor of psychology at Grand Valley State, shows that, on average, National Hockey League (NHL) draftees born between July and December are much more likely than those born in...

2012-08-28 23:03:15

A new video, that plays off of the “I´m on a Boat” theme, premiered August 22 to hundreds of new students to introduce them to the university. Allendale, MI (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 A new Grand Valley State University video, that plays off of the “I´m on a Boat” theme, premiered August 22 to hundreds of new students to introduce them to the university. Students laughed and cheered while watching several characters, including the university mascot Louie the...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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