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Published: Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
Author: Cheryl Ann Benner
Department: Office for Education Abroad

Studying abroad in London was hands-down one of the greatest experiences of my life. Living in a bustling, diverse, and historically beautiful city for five weeks made me a better communicator



Published: Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
Author: Cheryl Ann Benner
Department: Office for Education Abroad

I never thought that a large university like Michigan State would be something that I could afford, let alone the luxury to study abroad. This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to Study


Richard Mkandawwire, Hon. Dora Siliya and Thom Jayne during the press conference after AAP side event at 2017 World Food Prize

Published: Monday, 27 Nov 2017
Author: Rachel Warner
Department: Office of the Dean

At the 2017 World Food Prize, the Alliance for African Partnership hosted a side event focused on exploring the evolving landscape and the challenges and opportunities being created for innovative and effective new partnerships between U.S. and African institutions engaged in African agri-food systems.


VIPP Brought in Dr. Felicia Wu, MSU’s John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor, for a signature lecture.

Published: Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP Brought in Dr. Felicia Wu, MSU's John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor, for a signature lecture called "Cancer and the Diet: Carcinogens in Food vs. Lifestyle Dietary Choices." VIPP signature lectures are a formal way to invite MSU faculty to VIPP to interact with our professionals by sharing their knowledge and expertise.



Published: Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017
Author: The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars at MSU are keeping busy—they are constantly involved in projects and events that promote the program's four cornerstones of Leadership, Professional Development, Entrepreneurship, and Service. While the program shares updates about the Scholars through social media, the best way to stay up-to-date with their projects is through the program's e-newsletter.


Participants gathered for food, fun, and announcement of the 2017 Photo Contest winners at the VIPP Thanksgiving Party!

Published: Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP hosted its annual Thanksgiving Potluck on Friday November 17th at University Lutheran Church in East Lansing to celebrate the American holiday. Not only did participants and their families enjoy a traditional American Thanksgiving meal, but VIPP also announced the winners of the 2017 Photo Essay Contest!

Published: Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017
Author: Mamduh Abukar Muridi
Department: Asian Studies Center

Missing his usual study abroad in India this summer, Media and Information's Amol Pavangadkar decided to bring Bollywood to Lansing. The senior teaching specialist brought together current students and recent graduates to write, capture, edit and produce Anya's Green Card, a story about a young Indian woman who desperately wants a green card to the U.S.


Lei Zhong was selected as the winner of the 1st prize for VIPP Photo Essay Contest "America Through Your Lens."

Published: Monday, 20 Nov 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

Every year, the Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) hosts a photo essay contest called "America through your Lens." The goal of this contest was to listen to VIPP participants' unique perspectives and voices studying and living at MSU and in Michigan and give them an opportunity to share with VIPP and MSU families.



Published: Monday, 20 Nov 2017
Author: GenCen
Department: Center for Gender in Global Context

MSU's undergraduate adviser Sara Bijani was quoted in an article in The Observer highlighting pictures from the history of the women's movement in the United States.

In the article she remarked that "it's really important to recognize all of the real policy changes that the feminist movement has made, and to use those as inspiration to push for better policy."


Chinese delegates took a guided tour at Farm Bureau to learn about dairy operation.

Published: Monday, 20 Nov 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

A 19-member delegation from the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture visited both Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) and the Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA) plant in Ovid on Wednesday Nov. 15, 2017. Our visit was covered by Michigan Farm News.