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Social Scientists Awarded National Parks Service Grant

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

The MSU Department of Anthropology announced that two members of the faculty have received a unique grant award from the National Parks Service. Stacey Camp and Ethan Watrall…

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“On These Grounds” Describes the History of Enslavement at Colleges

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded MSU a grant of $550,000 to support the first phase of the “On These Grounds” project, a digital initiative to describe…

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Brown Wins Grand Prize at Japan Media Arts Festival

Monday, June 22, 2020
Photo of Adam Brownhead working with a chemical in flask

Adam Brown, Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, won the Grand Prize in the Arts Division at the Japan Media Arts Festival for…

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MSU Takes Academic Lead in Emerging Field of Intimacy Direction

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
students acting on stage

In 2018, the Huffington Post described intimacy directing as “an emerging field in which a small group of professionals are pushing to develop standards and procedures for scenes involving physical…

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Professor’s Book Alters Perception of Introversion in Theater

Monday, June 1, 2020
People in audience watching a play

The field of theatre has long been one that favors the extrovert with a perception that actors must be outgoing, gregarious, and boisterous to find success. A new…

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Wharton At Home Celebrates Upcoming Wharton Center Season

Thursday, May 28, 2020
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Broadway star Paul Canaan is hosting an exclusive Wharton Center YouTube Event called whARTon at home. Joining Canaan are several Broadway artists, Tony Award® winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell,…

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Understanding the Language of Change Through Linguistics

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Students looking at a white board with student putting flags on the board.

Suzanne Evans Wagner isn’t telling people how to talk. She’s here to say that people have options and reasons for talking the way they do. An associate professor of…

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Graphic Design Graduate is Addy Award-Winner

Monday, April 27, 2020
Maddie Chaffer Art

MSU senior Maddison Chaffer will graduate this May with a BFA in Graphic Design and already has a lot of professional experience working as a freelancer on various graphic design…

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MSU Department of Theatre Students Get Creative During COVID-19

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
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Just a little over month ago, Michigan State University made the decision to move all face-to-face classes to virtual instruction due to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak. Since…

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Two Student Works Awarded District ADDY Awards

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Omber Logo Wining Sample

Matthew Gillespie earned Gold at the District 6 American Advertising (ADDY) Awards competition for his Amber Air Adventures Campaign that he completed as a Graphic Design student at Michigan…

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