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Responding Ethically to Disasters

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

While spending a lot of time looking to the past, Christina Boyles has her sights set on influencing the future as she creates archives that provide useful tools, resources, and…

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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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Black Girl Genius

Friday, February 12, 2021

Dr. Ruth Nicole Brown, Inaugural Chairperson of African American and African Studies “Black Girl Genius” Research Presentation to the MSU Board of Trustees February 12, 2021 Dr. Ruth…

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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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