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MFA Candidate Explores Scientific Interests Through Art

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Kristen Franyutti artwork

As a graduate student in the Masters of Fine Arts program at Michigan State University, Kristen Franyutti explores her scientific interests in the form of sculptures and paintings….

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MSU Film on Latin Music to Air on PBS

Friday, April 14, 2017
John Valadez

John Valadez, MSU professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Media and Information and the Film Studies Program, has produced a new documentary on Latin music…

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MSU Researcher Uses ‘Digital Archaeology’ to Explore Greece

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Through the careful study of excavation records dating back some 40 years, Michigan State University’s Jon Frey, assistant professor of Classics and Art History, has discovered an ancient…

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Two MSU Faculty Members Awarded National Fellowships

Monday, March 6, 2017
Yomaira Figueroa and Tamara Butler, both assistant professors in the Department of English and African American and African Studies

Two faculty members from Michigan State University’s College of Arts and Letters have been awarded a Career Enhancement Fellowship for Junior Faculty from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship…

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Local News Celebrates Spartan Research Initiatives

Friday, February 3, 2017

WLNS – 6 News anchor Sheri Jones met President Simon at the new bio-engineering facility on campus that makes it possible for researchers from the colleges of Engineering, Human…

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Students Develop Virtual Reality Learning Environment

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Eric Martin and Tommy Truong presenting their research at the Making Learning Accessible Conference in December 2016.

Walking the Great Wall of China or exploring the Parthenon without leaving the classroom may seem like something out of a sci-fi movie; however, senior Tommy Truong and…

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MSU Student Wins 2016 Opportunity Detroit People’s Choice Award

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

MSU Jazz Studies senior Eric Smith, a 21-year-old singer/songwriter from Birmingham, Mich., won the 2016 Opportunity Detroit People’s Choice Award at the Detroit Music Awards in April 2016….

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MSU Opera Production Takes Top Honors in Nat’l Opera Association

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
The MSU Opera Theatre, directed by Melanie Helton, staged the 2015 production of “A Room with a View” with the MSU Symphony Orchestra which earned the National Opera Association’s division IV first place award. - See more at: http://music.msu.edu/news/msu-vocal-arts-students-attain-high-honors?utm_campaign=room-view&utm_source=pride-point&utm_medium=social#sthash.ZiXldUt9.dpuf

Michigan State University’s 2015-16 production of A Room with a View was awarded first place in the Division IV production competition of the National Opera Association. Due to the…

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New Architecture Book from MSU’s Bandes Explores Mid-Michigan

Monday, December 19, 2016
book cover for Mid-Michigan Architecture

Susan J. Bandes, professor of art history at Michigan State University and director of museum studies, has just published “Mid-Michigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie” through MSU…

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Knight Foundation Awards Funding for MSU’s Detroit Performance Project

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

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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