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Spartan Ideas Celebrates MSU’s Cyber-Conversations

Friday, January 15, 2016
Spartan Ideas bloggers

Ask a researcher if he or she likes to write for a lay audience and the answer will likely be no. While academic writing in the interest of…

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MSU’s Phillips Studies Literary Reading as ‘Brain’ Exercise

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Michigan State University’s Natalie Phillips, assistant professor of English, is a leading figure in the emerging field of literary neuroscience. Phillips specializes in 18th-century literature, the history of…

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MSU Professor of Photography Receives National Award

Thursday, December 3, 2015
Peter Glendinning

Peter Glendinning, professor of photography in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, has been honored as one of 24 American Society of Media Photographers “Best of…

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Women Recognize Abuse in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Film

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Amy Bonomi

Young adult women who watched “Fifty Shades of Grey” found the relationship between the characters Christian and Anastasia somewhat exciting and romantic, but also expressed grave concerns about…

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Largest U.S. Media Collection Now Housed at Michigan State

Monday, October 19, 2015
Cliff Haka with MSU Library's Rovi Media Collection

Michigan State University has just received a rare collection of more than 850,000 movies, CDs and videogames – the largest media collection held by a library in the…

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MSU Press Releases Wharton Autobiography

Thursday, September 3, 2015
C. Wharton and wife, Dolores

On Tuesday, Michigan State University Press released “Privilege and Prejudice,” an autobiography of former MSU president Clifton Wharton Jr. In his own words, Wharton documents the challenges of…

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MSU Students Premiere Work at Film Festival

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Michigan State University and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences premiered the first MSU student-produced feature film at the 2015 Traverse City Film Festival in Traverse City, Michigan (July…

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MSU’s Cloud Discusses Work: ‘Sky Impressions’

Monday, May 11, 2015

Laura Cloud, professor of studio art, was always called the artist of her family. Although she did not initially study visual arts in college, she said she found…

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Crakes’ Play, Golden Land, Breaks Attendance Records

Friday, May 1, 2015

The Roial Players – a Michigan State University student-led arts group – set records in April 2015 with the performance of MSU’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities senior…

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New Archive Allows Global Access to Rare African Photos

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Hoping to preserve cultural heritage and change Western thought on Africa, a Michigan State University researcher will use a $300,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to digitize…

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