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US Embassy in Turkey Announcement

Published: Monday, 16 Oct 2017
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

On October 8, 2017, the U.S. embassy in Turkey announced that it temporarily suspended non immigrant visa services at posts in Turkey, including the embassy in Ankara and the consular posts in Istanbul and Adana.


Professor Rocio Quispe-Agnoli

Published: Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017
Author: Joy M Whitten
Department: Latin American Studies Center

CLACS faculty member Professor Rocio Quispe-Agnoli discusses Hispanic identity on WKAR.


Undergraduate Scholar Irene Yayishimiye ('20).

Published: Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017
Author: The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Sophomore Scholar Irene Yayishimiye, a computer engineering major, has earned a scholarship from Fast Enterprises Company to attend the Grace Hopper Women in Computing Conference in Orlando, FL.


The incoming cohort of Mastercard Scholars.

Published: Friday, 06 Oct 2017
Author: The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

This year, the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at MSU welcomes 33 new Scholars from 19 African countries. The 2017 cohort is comprised of 21 undergraduates and 12 graduates.


VIPP participants recently took a class field trip to the Tollgate Wetlands in Lansing as part of Jessica DeForest’s class “Environmental Policy Issues & Community Engagement.”

Published: Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP participants recently took a class field trip to the Tollgate Wetlands in Lansing as part of Jessica DeForest's class "Environmental Policy Issues & Community Engagement." The wetlands are a series of man-made ponds and waterfalls with natural features. It is designed to reduce flooding in the surrounding neighborhoods and clean storm runoff that enters the Red Cedar River.

Published: Friday, 29 Sep 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

This September, MSU's International Studies and Programs (ISP) and the Alliance for African Partnership (AAP) hosted a delegation of leaders from Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST).

Published: Thursday, 28 Sep 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

Nine South African cultural heritage workers visited MSU from September 11-13 as part of the MSU Museum and Stellenbosch University Museum's "Ubuntu: Museum and Communities Connect" project, funded by the MSU Alliance for African Partnership (AAP).


Scholar alumnus Buhle Mndzebele poses while working at the Central Bank of Swaziland in 2015.

Published: Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017
Author: The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

After recognizing a need for the development and assistance of youth in Africa, MSU Mastercard Foundation Scholar alumnus Buhle Mndzebele co-founded the Buhle Capital Foundation. The foundation's focus is to benefit the lives of African youth by focusing on welfare, health, education, and mentorship.



Published: Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017
Author: Xiaoyu Yin
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Information about the discontinuance of visa issuance of four countries, effective September 13, 2017.

Published: Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU signed a memorandum of understanding with Egerton University at their campus in Njoro, Kenya. The agreement aims to build capacity at the master's and PhD-level in the agricultural sector as well as to inform on the pressing policy issues facing Kenya.