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Joshua Ayinbora

Published: Monday, 02 Apr 2018
Author: Youth Empowerment Program
Department: Office of the Dean

While pursuing a post-graduate degree in petroleum and gas engineering at the University of Salford, 27-year old Joshua Ayinbora was determined to build the fastest-growing, and most prolific, business in Africa.


Latin IS America

Published: Wednesday, 28 Mar 2018
Author: Angie Melissa Vega
Department: Latin American Studies Center

Spearheaded by the Michigan State University College of Music, the sixth annual Latin IS America Series of music will feature national and internationally renowned guests in performances, workshops, scholarly discussions and film. Events will take place on MSU's campus from March 25 through April 23.


With over 30 years of service in public sector, Ingham County Drain Commissioner Patrick Lindemann brought his extensive knowledge and experiences to VIPP.

Published: Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP signature lectures are a formal way to invite local professionals to VIPP to interact with our participants by sharing skills and accomplishments in their line of work. On March 21st, VIPP invited Patrick Lindemann to speak on preserving freshwater and greening the local infrastructure.


On March 22nd, VIPP hosted 5 delegates from Azerbaijan for a workshop on Vocational Education: Workforce Development through Public-Private Partnerships.

Published: Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

On March 22nd, VIPP hosted 5 delegates from Azerbaijan who are visiting the U.S. through US DS IVLP. The group visited Lansing Community College and the Michigan Department of Education to learn about policies and practices of vocational education in the State of Michigan.


Join the African students and faculty alike for this incredible week of events, as we celebrate this Year of Global Africa!

Published: Monday, 26 Mar 2018
Author: ASC
Department: African Studies Center

Join the African students and faculty alike for this incredible week of events, as we celebrate this Year of Global Africa!


Introducing VIPP - Promo Video

Published: Friday, 16 Mar 2018
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP is excited to release our first promotional video. It shows what participants can expect when they participate in a VIPP Long Term Program.



Published: Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Whether you are faculty, staff, student, or even a parent- it's essential to understand the dynamics of this unique form of self-doubt so you can take active steps to address it in yourself or those you work with, manage, mentor or teach. Join us for an interactive talk on imposter syndrome in higher education led by internationally-recognized expert and author, Dr. Valerie Young.


AEGIS CRG Africa in the World Conference: Destination Africa: Contemporary Africa as a global meeting point- March 22-23.

Published: Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018
Author: Blessing S Mavima
Department: African Studies Center

In the true spirit of the Year of Global Africa, we are excited to announce that the African Studies Center director, Dr. Jamie Monson, will be giving the keynote speech at this year's AEGIS CRG Africa in the World Conference, to be held on March 22-23 in the Netherlands. Read more about the conference below.

http://www.ascleiden.nl/news/aegis-crg-africa-world-conference-destination-africa-contemporary-africa-global-meeting-point



Published: Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018
Author: Cheryl Ann Benner
Department: Office for Education Abroad

Michigan State University has been awarded the 2018 Best Practices in International Education Award in the Study Abroad Programming category. The award, sponsored by NASPA's International Education Knowledge Community, is given to programs that facilitate mutual understanding and student/staff participation via institutional-sponsored travel initiatives.


Julian Ramirez-Villegas, left, with researchers in a field of cassava. Photo courtesy Ramirez-Villegas.

Published: Monday, 12 Mar 2018
Author: Katie Deska
Department: Global Center for Food Systems Innovation

Referring to the film series starring Sylvester Stallone as a brute survivalist, researcher Julian Ramirez-Villegas joked, "cassava is the 'Rambo' of the food crops." Extremely resistant to variable climate conditions, the starchy tuber is the focus of a new simulation model that recommends best practices for the popular crop.