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Published: Friday, 25 Feb 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

While the United States battles an obesity epidemic, millions around the world are starving or malnourished a population already at increased risk of foodborne disease. Fighting hunger goes hand in hand with the fight against foodborne disease, urges Ewen C.D. Todd, director of the National Food Safety and Toxicology Center at MSU.

Published: Thursday, 24 Feb 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

There is no reason to be concerned about the well-being of the trans-Atlantic alliance, writes Mohammed Ayoob, MSU University Distinguished Professor of international relations, James Madison College. Those alarmed failed to recognize or deliberately ignored the common grand design that underpins the North Atlantic Concert, the major industrialized democracies of Western Europe and North America.

Published: Wednesday, 23 Feb 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Scholarships for study in Israel are being launched at Michigan State University, with deadlines as early as March 15 for study in summer and fall.

Published: Friday, 18 Feb 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Angelika Kraemer, a Michigan State University graduate student from Germany, has been named the David Merchant International Student of the Year by Phi Beta Delta, an international organization dedicated to fostering scholarly achievement in international education.

Published: Thursday, 10 Feb 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

A former dean of Michigan State Universitys International Studies and Programs (ISP), whose work is touted as instrumental in expanding ties between the university and Korea, has died. Professor Gill-Chin Lim of Okemos was 58.

Published: Thursday, 10 Feb 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

This article was part of the special Sesquicentennial Founders' Day 2005 issue of the MSU News Bulletin. It was written by Gisgie Dvila Gendreau and Sue Nichols in University Relations and includes a number of photos.

Published: Thursday, 03 Feb 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

A dozen Michigan State University students will travel to Washington, D.C., to learn how to raise public awareness on campus to stop violence in Sudans Darfur region.

Published: Monday, 31 Jan 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU has 74 alumni volunteering overseas for the Peace Corps, giving it the ninth highest total in the country also placing the university in the nations top 10 producers of Peace Corps volunteers among other universities for the second year in a row.

Published: Thursday, 27 Jan 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU is introducing a premium specialty coffee to the United States, coffee thats the fruit of an innovative international agriculture project that delivers both great taste and a great story. -- Sue Nichols

Published: Thursday, 20 Jan 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

The tsunami disaster has left our community wondering whether there is anything to be learned from this tragedy. An education forum on Tuesday, Jan. 25, seeks to answer that question. One goal for MSU is for our graduates to have a familiarity with the world beyond our borders and how the world system works, said Peter Briggs, director of the Office for International Students and Scholars, who was tapped by President Lou Anna Kimsey Simon to head MSUs tsunami relief efforts.