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Published: Thursday, 18 May 2017
Author: Brenda Thi Thai
Department: Asian Studies Center

Karin Zitzewitz, Associate Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, has been awarded a Humbolt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, a competitive and prestigious award that gives scholars from around the world the opportunity to travel to Germany for extended periods of time to do research.


Threads of Hope: Weaving Peace in Colombia

Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Author: Joy M Whitten
Department: Latin American Studies Center

CLACS faculty Galia Benitez and Elvira Sánchez-Blake strategic partnership funded work in Colombia expanded MSU's network as showcased in the CLACS symposium.


Rene Hinojosa. Photo from School of Planning, Design and Construction website.

Published: Monday, 15 May 2017
Author: Joy M Whitten
Department: Latin American Studies Center

Professor Emeritus Rene Hinojosa received a Fulbright award to teach and do research about urban transportation in Bolivia for the upcoming academic year.


MSU and CIP researchers. Photo courtesy of John Medendorp.

Published: Friday, 12 May 2017
Author: Joy M Whitten
Department: Latin American Studies Center

International Potato Center researchers visit MSU and open possibilities for future collaborations in Africa, Asia and the Americas.


Students listen to research presentation. Photo by Jessica Lundquist

Published: Friday, 12 May 2017
Author: Joy M Whitten
Department: Latin American Studies Center

CLACS inaugural graduate student conference included research presentations from 19 MSU students from 5 different colleges across campus.


Cuban Ambassador Jose Ramon Cabañas Rodriguez and MSU President Lou Anna Simon. Photo courtesy of Mark Teicher.

Published: Friday, 12 May 2017
Author: Joy M Whitten
Department: Latin American Studies Center

MSU Alumnus arranges for Cuban Ambassador's campus visit to learn about interdisciplinary research collaboration initiatives and study abroad programs.


New Summer Walk-In Hours

Published: Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Author: Meg Elizabeth Dedyne
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Walk-ins available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1 pm to 3 pm.

No walk-ins on Wednesdays from May 24 to Aug. 9, 2017.

Published: Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Author: Galena Marie Rhew Ostipow
Department: Center for Gender in Global Context

The MSU Sexual Assault Program's Summer Volunteer Training applications are due Friday, May 12.


Tanzanian women participate in capacity-building workshop. Photo courtesy Channa Prakash.

Published: Wednesday, 10 May 2017
Author: Katie Deska
Department: Global Center for Food Systems Innovation

Introduced to Sub-Saharan Africa as a crop that could alleviate vitamin A deficiency, the orange-fleshed sweet potato is a biofortified intervention that offers nutritional value and economic opportunity. With funding from the Global Center for Food Systems Innovation, researchers trained 200 Tanzanian women in food processing, financial management and other skills needed to launch business ventures involving the particular sweet potato variety.


VIPP volunteers for MSU Extension's Children's Art Exchange Program

Published: Tuesday, 09 May 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

The Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) brings the best of the world to Michigan by hosting and providing training programs for international visitors at MSU campus.