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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 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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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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Alumnus, Student Earn Mitchell Scholarship

Monday, November 21, 2016
Joel Arnold and Margaret Born

Joel Arnold, a recent Michigan State University graduate with degrees in social relations and policy from James Madison College and urban and regional planning from the College of…

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Teachers Could be Making Students’ Anxiety Worse

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Peter DeCosta

The anxiety that comes with feeling like an outsider in the classroom can hinder students’ learning and, ironically, teachers could be making it worse, according to a new…

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Web App Facilitates Better Online Conversations

Monday, September 26, 2016
two men and a woman

A team of researchers from Michigan State University’s College of Arts and Letters has released a new web application aimed at keeping online conversations on track. The Faciloscope…

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Two MSU Scholars Get NSF Awards for STEM Initiatives

Sunday, September 18, 2016
Kylie Whyte and Leslie Gonzales

Two MSU researchers have received awards from the National Science Foundation’s NSF INCLUDES program, a first-year initiative aimed at increasing participation in STEM fields especially among underserved populations….

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Fulbright Helps MSU Theatre Reach Out to Greeks

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Rob Roznowski

With the Ionian Sea and snow-capped mountains of southern Greece as a backdrop, a Department of Theatre professor used an entire university campus as his stage for a…

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