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Helping Children Heal

Monday, March 22, 2021
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Funding grows for music therapy outreach in Detroit. One child wrote lyrics about what she would do when she got home from the hospital. Another composed a melody…

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MSU Museum Curator, MacDowell, Honored by American Folklore Society

Friday, January 29, 2021

The American Folklore Society (AFS), the country’s professional society for folklorists, has announced that Professor Marsha MacDowell of Michigan State University is the 2020 recipient of the Society’s…

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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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Storyteller’s Film Honored at Cannes International Independent Film Festival

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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After studying Communication and Journalism at MSU, Pamela Sherrod Anderson’s films debut on the world stage. “In a way, I feel like the stories find me.” All her…

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Wolfgang Awarded the 2020 Award for a Scholarly Edition in Translation

Monday, December 14, 2020
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The Department of Romance and Classical Studies is pleased to announce that Dr. Aurora Wolfgang, Professor of French in the department, has been awarded the 2020 Award for…

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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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LaPensée Inducted into Women in Games Hall of Fame

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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A game developer, graphic novelist and researcher at MSU’s ComArtSci, Assistant Professor Elizabeth LaPensée, Ph.D., joined the 2020 class of honorees to the Women in Games Hall of Fame. LaPensée was…

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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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Neufeld’s Comics Journalism Published In Journalist’s Resource

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
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J-School Professor Josh Neufeld’s immense artistic talents are on display at Journalist’s Resource. Neufeld has created a new feature for the site called “A Tale of Two Pandemics:…

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