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Published: Tuesday, 05 Apr 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Katherine Pitsch, a James Madison College senior, has been selected as the MSU recipient of a prestigious graduate fellowship sponsored by Diplomatic and Consular Officers, Retired (DACOR), an association of retired U.S. Foreign Service officers with offices in Washington, D.C. Pitsch is majoring in International Relations with a specialization in Muslim Studies. She has studied Arabic and Kazakh at MSU, and is also fluent in Spanish.

Published: Thursday, 31 Mar 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Patrick ODonnell, professor of English and chairperson of the Department of English at MSU, has been named one of 36 winners in the 2005-06 Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program. He will hold the Walt Whitman Chair in American Culture Studies at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands, from September to December. Article by Kris Tetens, University Relations.

Published: Thursday, 31 Mar 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Some MSU students and incoming freshmen are having part of their Spartan experience about 6,500 miles away. Seven students already are playing host to visitors to the U.S. pavilion at the 2005 World Exposition in Japan through September. And come July, some 20 incoming students will travel there as part of the Freshman Seminars Abroad program. Article by Gisgie Gendreau, University Relations.

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

One MSU student and three recent alumni planning to teach or currently teaching German at the K-12 level have received summer study scholarships from the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG). Article by Kris Tetens

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

A series of films addressing international human rights issues will be screened on the MSU campus in April as part of a weeklong series of events examining the ethics of global development. Article by Kris Tetens

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

An international conference and workshop on ethics and development designed to explore the practical value of the Capability Approach first articulated by Nobel laureate Amartya K. Sen will be held at MSU on April 11-13. Article by Kris Tetens

Published: Thursday, 17 Mar 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Enough talking and reading, start drinking. Rwanda Coffee the coffee that is the fruit of the unique partnership conceived and led by MSUs Institute of International Agriculture is available on campus.

Published: Thursday, 17 Mar 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Over the course of his career, R. Mick Fulton has been involved in the design and building of two animal diagnostic laboratories, experiences he will take to Afghanistan later this month to help that country rebuild its agriculture and food industry.

Published: Friday, 04 Mar 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Salman Rushdie, best known as the author of Midnights Children and The Satanic Verses, will speak about his experiences on Thursday, March 17, as part of the World View The Lecture Series at MSUs Wharton Center.

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.