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$7M in Gifts Supports Music Facilities Expansion

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Jim Forger and JamesBillman, College of Music, Harley J Seeley Photography, Inc.

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees today approved a plan to significantly expand and renovate facilities for the College of Music, thanks to more than $7 million…

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Etienne Charles Performs San Jose Suite

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Etienne Charles, associate professor, College of Music, discusses his research on jazz, music culture, Caribbean influence on jazz, and the importance of music in the post-colonial New World….

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Nature-Based Art of MSU’s Gao Gets National, International Exhibits

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
art installation by Xia Gao

The artwork of Xia Gao, associate professor, Department of Art, Art History, and Design will be showcased both nationally and internationally in the coming months. Her recent projects…

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MSU Museum Receives NEA Art Works Award

Thursday, June 15, 2017
masks and weavings

The Michigan State University Museum received an Art Works Award from the National Endowment for the Arts to help support the Michigan Traditional Arts Program. The MSU Museum…

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MSU’s Quispe-Agnoli Gets Book Award for Work on Inca Royalty

Friday, May 26, 2017

Michigan State University’s Rocío Quispe-Agnoli was awarded the Flora Tristán Book Award for the best scholarly book about Peru published in 2016 for her work, Nobles de papel: Identidades oscilantes…

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MSU Arts Prof Awarded Humboldt Research Fellowship

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Karin Zitzewitz

Karin Zitzewitz, associate professor of Art History and Visual Culture, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, a competitive and prestigious award that gives scholars…

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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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