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Undergraduate Scholar Jackie Umurerwa '19

Published: Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017
Author: The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Every year, MasterCard Foundation Scholars elect a new Scholars Council Representative. After a nomination and campaign process, a Scholar is chosen to hold this position for a one-year term. The newly elected Representative is Jackie Umurerwa, an undergraduate nursing student expecting to graduate in December 2019.


Panashe Mayangamutse works in MSU's FRIB laboratory.

Published: Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017
Author: Danielle Fowler
Department: Office of the Dean

Growing up in Zimbabwe, MasterCard Foundation Scholar Panashe Mayangamutse dreamt of becoming an engineer. Now, she is looking forward to returning to Africa to apply what she's learned at Michigan State—to positively affect the engineering profession, her community, and the world.



Published: Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017
Author: Galena Marie Rhew Ostipow
Department: Center for Gender in Global Context

Dr. Ryu developed an idea to help students learn classical Japanese. Instead of simply memorizing conjugation tables and charts, she wanted her students to sharpen their ability to recognize grammatical patterns by playing an engaging game. She credits the Delia Koo Endowment award for helping her experiments get started and creating more opportunities for her to apply for other grants.


Naomi Kamitha with friends outside Beaumont Tower, MSU

Published: Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017
Author: Galena Marie Rhew Ostipow
Department: Center for Gender in Global Context

GenCen is proud to see WGS major and MasterCard Scholar Naomi Kamitha featured in the 2017 CAL Dean's Report! Naomi has traveled thousands of miles from home to come to MSU where she is an Honors College student majoring in Women's & Gender Studies in the hopes of one day returning to her home continent to advocate for gender-inclusive policies.



Published: Monday, 26 Jun 2017
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

MSU and OISS closed on Independence Day


Thomas Jayne testifies before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture.

Published: Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017
Author: Danielle Fowler
Department: Office of the Dean

Thomas Jayne, a University Foundation professor in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and co-director of the Alliance for African Partnership, was requested to testify before the House Committee on Agriculture on June 7 concerning "The Next Farm Bill: The Future of International Food Aid and Agricultural Development."


Join us for free ice cream!

Published: Tuesday, 20 Jun 2017
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Join us for FREE ice cream at the International Center!


Two students, from MSU and the Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, conduct research in a food market.

Published: Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
Author: Katherine Laurel Deska
Department: Global Center for Food Systems Innovation

Support student-driven innovation and advance urban food security in Malawi. The Global Center for Food Systems Innovation launched a CrowdPower campaign to improve the working conditions in two of Lilongwe's open-air food markets. All donations will be used to implement student-advised innovation plans, created after hands-on field research during the annual Frugal Innovation Practicum this August. Help GCFSI raise $2,500 by July 17, 2017!


Highlight your American Experience with VIPP's annual photo essay contest!

Published: Thursday, 08 Jun 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP is launching our 2017 photo essay contest! Show off your creativity and your experience in America with others!


VIPP took a trip to the Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council

Published: Monday, 05 Jun 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP is excited to announce that we are offering a new course called "Ecology and Community," taught by our instructor Jessica DeForest. The course is built to develop leadership and communication skills while learning about basic environmental and urban planning issues. Students took a field trip to Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council (MidMEAC) to learn about the preservation of Michigan's environment.