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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.

Published: Thursday, 30 Dec 2004
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Michigan State University joins the international community in mourning the deaths and devastation resulting from Sunday's earthquake and subsequent tsunamis that struck 12 countries.

Published: Thursday, 30 Dec 2004
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

In November 2004 in Beijing, MSU President-designate Lou Anna K. Simon, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean Jeffrey Armstrong, and Zhai Huqu, president of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), signed a renewal of the MSU-CAAS Memorandum of Agreement to foster international cooperation in education and research.

Published: Monday, 20 Dec 2004
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

International Studies and Programs, in cooperation with the MSU Alumni Association, recently announced the winners of the sixth annual MSU Global Focus photography competition for MSU students, faculty, staff and alumni. See the full selection of winners in the online gallery is at http://www.isp.msu.edu/photocontest/

Published: Wednesday, 08 Dec 2004
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

2nd Annual International Student Essay Contest sponsored by the Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS)

Published: Monday, 06 Dec 2004
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Emukule Ekirapa of Nairobi, Kenya, is one of two Michigan State University students selected to speak at this years MSU fall undergraduate commencement ceremonies.

Published: Monday, 06 Dec 2004
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Bhooma Aravamuthan of Kalamazoo is the recipient of a Marshall Scholarship for 2005 and the opportunity to study in the United Kingdom. As a Marshall Scholar, she will pursue a master of science in neuroscience at the University of Oxford, where she will continue seeking answers to and treatments for Parkinsons disease and other neurological illnesses.