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How Effective Are Language Learning Apps?

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Shawn Loewen – professor of Second Language Studies in Michigan State University’s College of Arts and Letters – became enamored with languages at age 13 when his parents…

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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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Applying Computer Analytics to Poetic Culture

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Sean Pue focuses on strengthening connections between data science and the humanities. Lately, the College of Arts & Letters researcher has been using digital technologies to interpret and annotate…

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MSU Units Collaborate to Create 3D-Printed Medical Face Shields in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

Monday, March 30, 2020
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Michigan State University is helping local health professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus by making 3D-printed personal protective equipment. To…

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ATD Student gets Backstage Look at New York Fashion Week

Friday, February 28, 2020
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India Johnson, Apparel and Textile Design major, recently got to experience two New York Fashion Week, or NYFW, runway shows and was given backstage tours as part of…

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

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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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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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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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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