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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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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 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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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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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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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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MSU Receives $1 Million for Humanities Project

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded nearly $1 million to Michigan State University as part of its Digital Humanities Implementation Grants program. Marking the largest grant, Jon Frey, assistant…

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