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Published: Thursday, 12 Jan 2006
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Senior MSU administrators and professors, including Provost Kim Wilcox, will spend the week of Jan. 16 in Thailand exploring ways to expand MSU collaboration with the countrys government ministries, educational institutions and Thailand-based alumni. For Wilcox, who began as provost in August 2005, the trip marks his first opportunity to participate in MSUs global engagement in an international setting.

Published: Thursday, 12 Jan 2006
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU has helped bring high-speed Internet access to Malis only university-level school of agriculture and natural resources, located in Katibougou, a small village 40 miles from Malis capital city of Bamako. Story by Sue Nichols, University Relations.

Published: Wednesday, 11 Jan 2006
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU's new Muslim Studies Program is joining the area studies centers and thematic international institutes in ISP. The program is coordinated by Mohammed Ayoob, University Distinguished Professor of International Relations in MSUs James Madison College.

Published: Wednesday, 04 Jan 2006
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon has been invited to participate in the U.S. University Presidents Summit on International Education, co-hosted by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings Jan. 5-6 in Washington, D.C.

Published: Friday, 23 Dec 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Michigan State University graduate student RoseAnna Downing-Vicklund has joined a long history of scholars many of whom have won Nobel Prizes by being named a 2005 Canada-U.S. Fulbright Fellow. Downing-Vicklund, a doctoral candidate in anthropology in the MSU College of Social Science, is using her fellowship to explore issues of trust and responsibility with respect to the quality of drinking water in Walkerton and Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

Published: Friday, 23 Dec 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Michigan State University researchers will use a grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to explore the barriers AIDS patients in rural Africa encounter when trying to access life-saving medications, as well as look for ways to overcome barriers to treatment. The two-year grant is worth $200,000.

Published: Monday, 12 Dec 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Seven faculty members from Michigan State University have been awarded Fulbright Scholar awards for the 2005-06 academic year. The MSU faculty members are among the approximately 850 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad to some 150 countries through the Fulbright Scholar Program. Story by Kristin Anderson, University Relations

Published: Thursday, 08 Dec 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Seven MSU faculty members have received Fulbright Scholar awards for the 2005-2006 academic year. Nine Fulbright awards have been granted to faculty and administrators from other universities throughout the world to study at MSU during the academic year. Article by Emily Young, University Relations.

Published: Wednesday, 07 Dec 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

The MSU Office of International Studies and Programs and the MSU Alumni Association announce the winners of MSU Global Focus 2005, the seventh annual international photography competition for MSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The 30 winning images from this latest competition, along with information about the artists, their prizes, and the prize sponsors, are featured in the newly redesigned virtual gallery at http://www.isp.msu.edu/photocontest/

Published: Monday, 05 Dec 2005
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

From a war-torn country to a commencement stage at Michigan State University, Bosnia native Azra Kapetanovic is someone who knows the value of an education. Story by Kristin K. Anderson, University Relations.