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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
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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
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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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Science Gallery Detroit Announces Open Call for Third Annual Exhibition

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Detroit, the first and only North American location of the global Science Gallery Network, is requesting submissions for its third annual exhibition, Future Present: Design in a Time…

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Faculty Produced Album Spreads Awareness about Homelessness

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
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In an effort to reduce the social stigma surrounding homelessness and to raise awareness about housing instability, a collection of spoken-word stories about homelessness set to original music…

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MSU Museum’s Science on a Sphere Gallery Celebrates Grand Opening

Monday, January 6, 2020

Michigan State University Museum will celebrate its newest long-term installation, Science On a Sphere from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11. Science On a Sphere…

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Peters Receives Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship

Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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Assistant Professor Tacuma Peters is one of only 10 junior faculty from universities across the nation selected for a 12-month Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. Funded by the…

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Smart People May Learn Music Faster

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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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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Department of Theatre Creates Accessible Audio Resource for Shakespeare Fans

Thursday, October 24, 2019
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MSU Department of Theatre Assistant Professor Deric McNish and his students have been hard at work on a new project with Shakespeare as their muse and The Winter’s Tale at its center. Their…

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