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MSU Students Install Public Art Piece

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Teal Fabrics Student Art

Students from the College of Arts and Letters Citizen Scholars program recently proposed and installed a public art piece, titled “Reweaving our Social Fabric: Fiber Installation to Promote…

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Elizabeth LaPensée Wins Guggenheim Fellowship Award

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Assistant Professor Elizabeth LaPensée is among the 25 winners in the Fine Art group to receive a 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship Award. The winners are chosen through a highly competitive process…

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MSU Prof Honored for Work on Equity and Social Justice Issues

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Emery Petchauer

Associate professor Emery Petchauer was selected to receive a distinguished award from the American Educational Research Association for his significant scholarly contributions to the field of teaching and teacher education….

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Social Media Can Amplify Cyberbullying by ‘Digital Mobs’

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Liza Potts

Tweeting praise or criticism gives you more power – and can pose a greater potential threat – than you may know, according to Michigan State University research. That’s…

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Digital Scholarship Lab First of Its Kind in U.S.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Designed for multi-disciplinary use, Michigan State University’s Digital Scholarship Lab is the first in the United States to have an Igloo Vision visualization cylinder, which provides a shared experience in…

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MSU Project Preserves Photography Heritage in Mali

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Since 2011, Candace Keller, associate professor of African Art and Visual Culture in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, has led an international team of photographers,…

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MSU Video Game Designer Named ‘Human of the Year’

Friday, January 5, 2018

Recognized for her foundational work as an Indigenous video game designer, MSU Assistant Professor Elizabeth LaPensée was selected by the multimedia science and tech publication, Motherboard, as a “Human of the Year,”…

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MSU Art Students Create Mural for East Lansing

Monday, November 6, 2017
student mural in East Lansing

A Michigan State University Department of Art, Art History and Design class project is now on permanent display in downtown East Lansing. The Public Art: Understanding and Practice class, taught by…

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Enslaved: People of the Historic Slave Trade

Friday, October 27, 2017

Walter Hawthorne, Professor of African History and Chairperson of the Department of History, presents his latest research to the MSU Board of Trustees on October 27, 2017. Hawthorne…

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MSU Student’s Dress Design Is Ticket to NY Fashion Week

Friday, September 8, 2017

A dress inspired by Michigan State University’s alma mater song is senior Emily Bankes’ ticket to New York Fashion Week. Bankes is one of two apparel and textile…

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