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Redefining Art, Finding a Voice During COVID-19

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Grant funds virtual, physical exhibits of art created globally. Michigan State University has begun collecting art from around the world in an exploration of how people are using…

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MSU Researchers Study Conversation Platforms For Second Language Students

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
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Shawn Loewen knows what it’s like to learn a second language through “blood, sweat, and tears.” He started taking private Spanish lessons when he was 13 and studied Spanish…

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Digitizing Discoveries: Classical Studies Professor To Lead Legacy Dig In Ancient Greece

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Jon Frey first encountered archaeology at the site of Isthmia in Greece in 1993 as a study abroad student. He has since returned almost every year to the same…

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Critical Race Studies Artist-In-Residence To Reimagine Spartan Statue

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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As the 2020-2021 College of Arts & Letters’ Artist-in-Residence of Critical Race Studies, Young Joon Kwak is using multidisciplinary artistry to examine MSU’s Sparty statue in order to understand its…

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Certo Wins Two Awards For Poetry Collection

Monday, October 26, 2020
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Faculty member Janine Certo was recently chosen as the winner of two distinctive honors for her new poetry collection, ELIXIR. The collection received the Bordighera Press 2020 Lauria/Frasca…

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MSU Artists Earn Two Latin Grammy Nominations

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Michigan State University College of Music announced that a project created fully at MSU has been nominated for two Latin Grammy Awards. “King Mangoberry” is a suite of music for…

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Humanities Commons Moves to MSU

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Michigan State University has taken over hosting and development of Humanities Commons, an online network for people working in the humanities. The site was launched by the Modern Language…

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Young Joon Kwak Chosen As Critical Race Studies Artist-In-Residence

Thursday, September 10, 2020
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This year’s College of Arts and Letter’s Artist-in-Residence of Critical Race Studies is Young Joon Kwak, a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily through sculpture, performance, video and collaboration. The Critical…

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Damien Sneed Named New Artist-in-Residence At MSU

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
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International recording artist and instrumentalist Damien Sneed to focus on social impact. Multigenre recording artist Damien Sneed – whose latest tour stop at Wharton Center at Michigan State…

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Responding To COVID-19 With Innovation And Compassion

Friday, August 7, 2020
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For the past several months, MSU’s Apparel and Textile Design (ATD) faculty, alumni, and students have used their skills and contributed their time in the fight against COVID-19…

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