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Professor Oversees Massive Digitization Project of Rare Film Collection

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Once threatened by chemical decay and decomposition, an important and rare film collection from the early years of cinema is now available to the public online thanks to…

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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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Literary Neuroscience: The Power of Bridging Arts & Sciences

Friday, March 30, 2018

Natalie Phillips, assistant professor of English, presented at the Humanities and the Health Sciences Interdisciplinary Forum on March 30, 2018. Interdisciplinary and interprofessional work between the artists, social…

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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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Butler Gets National Council of Teachers Award

Friday, June 17, 2016
Tamara Butler

Tamara Butler, Assistant Professor in the Department of English and African American and African Studies Program, was awarded the 2016 Promising Researcher Award from the National Council of…

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Singh Selected for Highly Competitive NEH Award

Thursday, March 24, 2016
Singh and Wells Hall

Professor of English Jyotsna Singh has been selected to receive the highly competitive Summer Stipend award from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Singh will use the award to…

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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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Undergrads Present Research on Capitol Hill

Monday, May 4, 2015

Michigan State University senior Jesse Whitfield, an animal science major in Lyman Briggs College, and sophomore Lana Ruvolo Grasser, a neuroscience major in Lyman Briggs College, were two…

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