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FRIB to Host ‘Physics in Concert with the Arts’

Friday, February 21, 2020
Exterior of Facility for Rare Isotope Beams showing outdoor artwork in grass out front

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) at MSU hosts theoretical physicist and filmmaker Ágnes Mócsy on 28 February for a talk titled “Physics in Concert with the…

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Zhou Tian’s ‘Gift’ Premieres to Rave Reviews

Monday, February 17, 2020
Zhoue Tian at gala

Zhou Tian, an associate professor of composition at the MSU College of Music, has had several anticipated and well-reviewed premieres of his music over the past few years….

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Theatre Department Takes “The Gun Show” On The Road

Friday, February 7, 2020
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The Michigan premiere production of “The Gun Show”, a non-partisan play about guns and America’s gun culture, is set to take center stage at venues throughout the state,…

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McCallum’s Book Among Most Outstanding Academic Titles of 2019

Friday, February 7, 2020
Library shelves full of books

A book co-edited by Department of English Professor Ellen McCallum is among the select few chosen as a “2019 Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice magazine, a monthly publication that offers hundreds…

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Grant Reflects Music Education Innovation

Monday, February 3, 2020
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Building on the momentum of 10 years of high quality, sequential music education, the MSU Community Music School-Detroit has engaged in a year-long initiative rooted in social justice. Music Empowers…

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Inspiration Drawn from Detroit for Department of Theatre ‘Into the Woods’ Production

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
girl in cape in play

MSU is giving the Tony Award-winning fairytale-themed musical Into the Woods a creative re-imagining designed to resonate with mid-Michigan audiences. Inspiration for the set and costumes came from images of…

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MSU Jazz Ranks 3rd in Nation at Lincoln Center Competition

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Michigan State University’s Jazz Orchestra I and Jazz Octet I ensembles competed at Lincoln Center Inaugural Jack Rudin Jazz Championship January 18-19 and came home swinging as a…

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Yumibe Receives Prestigious Book Award

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Beaumont Tower in winter

Associate Professor Joshua Yumibe is the recipient of the 2019-2020 Katherine Singer Kovács Book Award for his most recent book, Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema, and Media of the…

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Theatre MFA Candidate Wins Digital Design Award for Second Consecutive Year

Sunday, January 19, 2020
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For the second year in a row, Department of Theatre MFA candidate Jenna Gove has won the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Midwest Regional Section Digital Design Competition….

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NEH Grant Supports Humanities Commons, a One-of-a-Kind Humanities Resource

Friday, January 17, 2020
beaumont tower

Humanities Commons, an essential tool for the humanities field, has received a $500,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, or NEH, to further develop and support its scholarly…

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