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Five MSU Finalists and Six Nominees Recognized for Prestigious Scholarships and Research Posts

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
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Michigan State University has five national finalists and six nominees for prestigious scholarships and research posts. MSU has three finalists for the James C. Gaither Jr. Fellows Program, a…

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Tegtmeyer Publishes Book Promoting Collaboration in Design Education

Thursday, February 11, 2021
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Rebecca Tegtmeyer, Associate Professor of Graphic Design, recently published a book she co-wrote, titled Collaboration in Design Education, with Marty Maxwell Lane. The idea for the book came while Tegtmeyer…

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MSU Students Recognized by Prestigious Graduate Programs

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
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Michigan State University has one Gates Cambridge Scholar and a national finalist for the Knight-Hennessey Scholars Program. Jasmine Jordan has been named a Gates Cambridge Scholar. Jordan is…

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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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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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Ten MSU Students, One Alumna Nominated for Prestigious Graduate School Scholarships

Friday, October 9, 2020
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Michigan State University has nominated nine undergraduate students, a graduate student and an alumna for nationally competitive graduate school scholarships: the Marshall Scholarship, the Mitchell Scholarship and the…

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Humanities Commons Moves to MSU

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Michigan State University has taken over hosting and development of Humanities Commons, an online network for people working in the humanities. The site was launched by the Modern Language…

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Young Joon Kwak Chosen As Critical Race Studies Artist-In-Residence

Thursday, September 10, 2020
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This year’s College of Arts and Letter’s Artist-in-Residence of Critical Race Studies is Young Joon Kwak, a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily through sculpture, performance, video and collaboration. The Critical…

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Responding To COVID-19 With Innovation And Compassion

Friday, August 7, 2020
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For the past several months, MSU’s Apparel and Textile Design (ATD) faculty, alumni, and students have used their skills and contributed their time in the fight against COVID-19…

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