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On Friday, April 27th, VIPP hosted the 2018 International Culture and Business Expo.

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

On Friday, April 27th, VIPP hosted the 2018 International Culture and Business Expo. It was lead by VIPP Faculty Jessica Farrar and was a chance for students to present their expertise or a topic of their choice.


Tuesday, May 1st, was Law day in the U.S. and VIPP visited the Michigan Supreme Court to learn about the government.

Published: Wednesday, 02 May 2018
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

Tuesday, May 1st, was Law day in the U.S. and VIPP visited the Michigan Supreme Court to learn about the government. This year's theme was Separation of Powers: Framework of Freedom. The Michigan Supreme court is the highest court in the State of Michigan and many groups came to learn all about our government and it's systems.

Published: Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Author: Mamduh Abukar Muridi
Department: Asian Studies Center

David Ortega, assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, provided expert testimony for a congressional hearing of the U.S. China Economic Security Review Commission on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Washington, DC, on "China's Agricultural Policies: Trade, Investment, Safety, and Innovation."



Published: Monday, 30 Apr 2018
Author: Youth Empowerment Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Undergraduate Scholar Ebrima Njie was recently awarded the College of Social Science's annual Outstanding Leadership Award. Njie was recognized for establishing the LK Consortium and LK Foundation in The Gambia.


During the first week of April our SGPEP participants took a trip to the East Coast to learn more about American history and culture.

Published: Friday, 27 Apr 2018
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

During the first week of April our SGPEP participants took a trip to the East Coast to learn more about American history and culture. They visited the Niagara Falls, Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.



Published: Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018
Author: Youth Empowerment Program
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU freshman Natalie Kagole earned an all-expense paid trip to attend the International One Health World Congress in Saskatoon, Canada. Kagole and her teammates were offered the trip after placing first at the 2018 One Health Student Challenge, which featured their research on water scarcity in both developing and developed regions in India and Africa.


The Nile River near Jinja, Uganda

Published: Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018
Author: Athalia Snyder
Department: Office of the Dean

Researchers across Michigan State University and the world continue to investigate how the use of fertilizer can improve food security in sub-Saharan Africa. Yet, compared to the extensive research on government-run fertilizer subsidy programs, little is known about how improving African countries' other policies, laws, and regulations might facilitate private investment in fertilizer-related businesses.



Published: Monday, 16 Apr 2018
Author: Youth Empowerment Program
Department: Office of the Dean

As an undergraduate Scholar from Ghana, Derrick Dwamena felt compelled to inspire others through sharing his life story. After a few rounds of applications, Dwamena was accepted to speak at TedxMSU on April 4, 2018.


Clemantine will be at MSU on May 1st! More info here https://events.msu.edu/main.php?view=event&eventid=1518013509535&timebegin=2018-05-01%2012:00:00

Published: Monday, 16 Apr 2018
Author: Blessing S Mavima
Department: African Studies Center

In her memoir, The Girl Who Smiled Beads,Clemantine Wamariya, with coauthor Elizabeth Weil, describes a childhood brutally disrupted by the Rwandan genocide in 1994. At age 6, she fled on foot with her sister Claire, nine years her senior, into Burundi. The pair moved through southern Africa, staying in refugee camps or scratching out a living, before being granted asylum in the United States in 2000.
Clemantine will be at MSU, May 1st at 12pm in Rm 303, International Center


Imbolo Mbue, author 'Behold the Dreamers'

Published: Monday, 16 Apr 2018
Author: Lisa Devon Fruge
Department: African Studies Center

Behold the Dreamers Meet the Author event
4 pm - April 28 at the Lansing Center - 333 E Michigan Ave
Free but registration required. Call 517-367-6348 or cadl.org/events.
Free parking by mentioning the words - Library Author Event.