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ISP Photo Contest

Since 1999, the MSU Office of International Studies and Programs, in cooperation with the MSU Alumni Association, has sponsored MSU Global Focus, an annual international photography competition for MSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Every fall, hundreds of entries are received and evaluated by a panel of jurors made up of a combination of MSU faculty and staff with photographic expertise and professional photographers or studio owners from the community.

Every year winning images are chosen from more than hundreds of entries. These winning photos, along with information about the artists are displayed from the menu above. Framed enlargements of the top three photos, and the People's Choice winners, in each category are displayed in the International Center lobby.

We thank the many participants and other supporters of this popular annual tradition!

We hope you enjoy these new photos, as well as those from previous competitions displayed in our virtual gallery.

Enter the Competition

Global Focus is now using an online entry form. To enter the competition you will either need to sign in with an MSU NetID or create an account using a personal email address.

Please make sure you receive an onscreen message that your photos have been submitted. If you experience problems with the online entry form, you may enter using the form linked below. If entering using this form, please deliver a hard copy of the form, print of your photo submission(s), and a CD with the digital files to:

Kathy Riel
Michigan State University
International Center
427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 207
East Lansing, MI, 48824

Vote for Your Favorite Photos

Don't forget to come back after the deadline: October 5, 2013 17:00 to vote for your favorite photos for the "People's Choice" award.


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