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Published: Monday, 23 Oct 2017
Author: GenCen
Department: Center for Gender in Global Context

The Fall 2017 MSU It's On Us Week of Action begins today!
Starting with a mind-relaxing yoga session on Monday night (Oct. 23rd), all the way to a Student Leadership Institute event on Friday (Oct. 27th), which focuses on everyday actions that student leaders can act on in regard to bystander intervention. The keynote speaker for the week is Alan Berkowitz, an internationally recognized expert on bystander intervention.

Published: Monday, 23 Oct 2017
Author: GenCen
Department: Center for Gender in Global Context

The Advancing Young Women Professional Fellows Program is sponsored by the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Professional Fellows Division and administered by Michigan State University (US), Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania), University of Nairobi (Kenya), and Kyambogo University (Uganda).


International Student Essay Contest deadline Monday, October 30th.

Published: Thursday, 19 Oct 2017
Author: Elizabeth Matthews
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

International Student Essay Contest deadline Monday, October 30th. Share your story and make an impact. Win $1,000 (1st), $500 (2nd) or $250 (3rd)!


David Wheat, associate professor of history at MSU. Photo from Lapidus Center wepage

Published: Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Author: Joy M Whitten
Department: Latin American Studies Center

Associate Professor David Wheat wins second annual Harriet Tubman Book Prize


VIPP hosted a group of educational leaders from Kyrgyzstan who were invited by the US Department of State's IVLP to learn about the U.S. education system.

Published: Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP at MSU was honored to host a group of educational leaders from Kyrgyzstan who were invited by the US Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The group has been traveling the U.S. to get a broad overview of U.S. education system and the roles of federal and state governments in education.

Published: Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Author: Mamduh Abukar Muridi
Department: Asian Studies Center

Students at Lansing's Waverly High School got a treat today, a visit from the grandson of Indian civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi

Published: Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Author: Mamduh Abukar Muridi
Department: Asian Studies Center

Pandas have earned attention as pop culture icons. They've also earned a change in status, from "endangered" to "vulnerable," due in part to MSU research.


Chinese engineers and professors involved in ecological and geographical research visited MSU for a VIPP workshop.

Published: Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP welcomed a delegation from the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography in China to a professional development workshop at MSU. The members of the delegation were senior engineers and professors who are involved in ecological and geographical research in China. The group is currently working on establishing a research hub in Central Asia and was at MSU to establish connections to future network partners and to learn about innovative research approaches.



Published: Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017
Author: Xiaoyu Yin
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Limited walk-in service this week so be prepared!


Young entrepreneurs from Shanghai traveled to MSU to broaden their understanding of Organization, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at the 2017 VIPP workshop.

Published: Monday, 16 Oct 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP had the pleasure to host a group of young entrepreneurs from Shanghai for an executive workshop focusing on organization management, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The workshop consisted of a number of organized visits and professional meetings, which provided the group with great opportunities to link theory, practice, and their own experience in the area of organizational change and innovation.