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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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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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Steffke Earns Marshall Scholarship

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Eustace-Cole Hall, home of the Honors College.

Emily Steffke, an Honors College senior majoring in neuroscience in the College of Natural Science and English in the College of Arts and Letters, has been named a…

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Researching and Teaching How Language Shapes Our World

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Using language purposefully is the framework of rhetoric, a notion that Jacqueline Rhodes, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures (WRAC), wants…

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Five MSU Students, Three Alumni Nominated for Prestigious Graduate School Scholarships

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Michigan State University has nominated five undergraduate students and three alumni for nationally competitive graduate school scholarships: the Churchill Scholarship, the Marshall Scholarship, the Mitchell Scholarship and the…

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MSU Awarded Grant to Study Renewable Energy Adoption in Michigan

Monday, November 18, 2019

Michigan State University was awarded close to $1 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a five-year study of renewable energy options using a cross-disciplinary research approach in eight…

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MSU Student, Alumna Named Finalists for Marshall and Rhodes Scholarships

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Honors College Building

One Michigan State University undergraduate student and one alumna are finalists for the Marshall Scholarship and Rhodes Scholarship. MSU’s two finalists for the Marshall Scholarship are Anna Esenther…

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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…

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Godfroid Receives Research Award, Selected to EuroSLA Executive Committee

Friday, October 4, 2019

Aline Godfroid, Associate Professor of Second Language Studies and TESOL, is being recognized for her outstanding research in the area of second language acquisition and recently was elected…

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Mellon Grant Supports Values-Based Metrics to Transform Higher Education

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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Michigan State University has received a $695,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund the Humane Metrics for the Humanities and Social Sciences, or HuMetricsHSS, initiative….

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