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Smart People May Learn Music Faster

Thursday, November 14, 2019
fingers playing piano keys

Why do some people learn music more quickly than others? Intelligence could play a role, according to a Michigan State University study that investigated the early stages of…

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Ph.D. Student Puts New Lens on Passport Photos

Monday, October 14, 2019
Linton Hall

What do you want the world to know about you? Michigan State University Ph.D. student Vivek Vellanki asked 50 local immigrants of all ages and nationalities to answer…

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New Adaptation of ‘Frankenstein’ Examines Gender Norms

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Frankenstein castle

Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre is presenting a new adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic gothic horror novel, “Frankenstein.” Frankenstein runs for 10 performances Oct. 11–20 in the Pasant…

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Professor to Research Language Assessment as a Fulbright Scholar

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has selected Paula Winke, Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics and…

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Dotto’s Creativity Shines Both In- and Outside MSU

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

A new, critically acclaimed exhibit at the Morgan Library & Museum in New York City tells the dramatic story of how the great Italian operatic masterpieces Otello and…

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Using Game Technology To Treat Cognitively Impaired Children In Africa

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Child playing on ipad

Using a game designed for sub-Saharan Africa, Michigan State University researchers are rehabilitating children who suffer from cognitive impairment after surviving life-threatening diseases such as malaria and HIV….

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MSU Collaboration Supports Exhibition on the Intersections of Art and Chemistry

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Two girls looking at a art piece that is many different color blocks

A collaboration between the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum and the Midland Center for the Arts, the exhibition “Science Paints Our World: Chemistry and Art” opens in…

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Mellon Grant Supports Values-Based Metrics to Transform Higher Education

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Three people writing on a white board

Michigan State University has received a $695,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund the Humane Metrics for the Humanities and Social Sciences, or HuMetricsHSS, initiative….

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MSU Takes a Neurodiverse Approach to Theater Education

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
A few of the Wharton Center from the seating. The seats are red and the stage is dark.

Michigan State University’s Department of Theatre has produced a first-of-its-kind play that is written specifically for an audience that is neurodiverse, which are variations in the human brain…

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Less Commonly Taught and Indigenous Languages the Focus of $2.5M Mellon Grant

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Michigan State University was awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support further development in the research and teaching of less commonly…

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