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Malea Powell Named Editor of College Composition and Communication

Thursday, May 24, 2018
Malea Powell

Malea Powell, Professor and Chair of the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures, has been selected as the next editor of College Composition and Communication (CCC), one…

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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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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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Writing & Feedback in Health Service Networks

Friday, March 30, 2018

William Hart-Davidson, associate professor, presented at the Humanities and the Health Sciences Interdisciplinary Forum on March 30, 2018. Interdisciplinary and interprofessional work between the artists, social scientists, and…

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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’s Hidalgo Publishes Unique Interconnected Video Essay ‘Book’

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Assistant Professor Alexandra Hidalgo has created the first collection of interconnected video essays around one topic. Cámara Retórica: A Feminist Filmmaking Methodology for Rhetoric and Composition is the first video…

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MSU Spinoff Offers New SAT Prep Tools

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The SAT, which high school juniors in Michigan are now required to take, is causing angst among teachers and students, but a new writing curriculum designed by a…

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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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