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Knight Foundation Awards Funding for MSU’s Detroit Performance Project

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
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Lisa Biggs, assistant professor in Michigan State University’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, has received $100,000 from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation as…

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MSU’s Zeldes Produces Documentary about Flint, Mich., ‘Hero’

Monday, October 31, 2016
Geri Alumit Zeldes

Michigan State University journalism professor Geri Alumit Zeldes has produced a documentary on the remarkable life of Hubert Roberts, a Flint, Mich., man who overcame prison time and a life-threatening…

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Documentary “Determined 2 Make It” Selected for INAFF

Friday, October 14, 2016

Javier Pescador, professor of history at Michigan State University, has produced a film, “Determined 2 Make It” (2016), that was selected by the International North American Film Festival….

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‘From Flint’ Wins Student Academy Award, First-Time Honor for MSU

Friday, September 30, 2016

Many young people grow up dreaming of winning an Oscar someday. For five student filmmakers from Michigan State University, that dream just got a lot closer to becoming…

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Butler Gets National Council of Teachers Award

Friday, June 17, 2016
Tamara Butler

Tamara Butler, Assistant Professor in the Department of English and African American and African Studies Program, was awarded the 2016 Promising Researcher Award from the National Council of…

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Undergrads Win Top Prize for ‘Faces of Flint’ Documentary

Friday, June 17, 2016
Maria Braganini and Kelley Waterfall

A documentary series capturing the life of Flint residents dealing with water contamination and research on the accessibility and nutrition of dry beans for human consumption have earned…

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A-Bomb Survivors Tell Stories of Love, Loss, Migration

Friday, May 27, 2016
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Nearly 70 years after the United States bombed Japan in 1945, Michigan State University has acquired the world’s largest collection of interviews with bomb survivors living in North…

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Timothy Busfield to Join MSU as Artist-in-Residence

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Emmy-awarding actor Timothy Busfield will join Michigan State University as an artist-in-residence in the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. In this new role, Busfield will co-teach courses…

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MSU’s Professor’s Saxophone Quartet Earns Composer High Honor

Friday, April 29, 2016
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Composer Carter Pann’s saxophone quartet work – The Mechanics: Six From the Shop Floor – was recently named a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in music. Commissioned…

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Student Mural Installed in East Lansing, Mich.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Malarie French, graphic design and packaging double major, and Will Mianecki, graphic design and professional writing double major, created a mural that's now on display outside MSUFCU's East Lansing location.

Two Department of Art, Art History and Design students now have their artwork permanently displayed in downtown East Lansing as the winners of the Michigan State University Federal…

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