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Alumnus Daniel Muhwezi ('17) sells handmade bags from Africa to raise money for his organization while at CGI U Meeting.

Published: Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017
Author: The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program alumnus (2017) Daniel Muhwezi, with second-year graduate Scholar Margaret Wangari Githua, was selected to attend the 2017 Clinton Global Initiative University's annual meeting.


VIPP hosted welcome 14 senior officials from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education and 19 educators from the Hainan Department of Education in China for a gala at the Broad Art Museum.

Published: Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP was honored to host two international groups that are normally over 4,000 miles apart. VIPP organized an evening gala at the MSU Broad Art Museum to welcome senior officials from the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education and educators from the Hainan Department of Education in China. They were all connected for their passion for education and desire to bring in reforms to the K-12 educational system in their country.


Venezuela protests. AP photo courtesy of the Washington Office on Latin America

Published: Monday, 23 Oct 2017
Author: Joy M Whitten
Department: Latin American Studies Center

CLACS's guest Geoff Ramsey from the Washington Office on Latin America discussed the food shortages in Venezuela.

Published: Monday, 23 Oct 2017
Author: GenCen
Department: Center for Gender in Global Context

The Fall 2017 MSU It's On Us Week of Action begins today!
Starting with a mind-relaxing yoga session on Monday night (Oct. 23rd), all the way to a Student Leadership Institute event on Friday (Oct. 27th), which focuses on everyday actions that student leaders can act on in regard to bystander intervention. The keynote speaker for the week is Alan Berkowitz, an internationally recognized expert on bystander intervention.

Published: Monday, 23 Oct 2017
Author: GenCen
Department: Center for Gender in Global Context

The Advancing Young Women Professional Fellows Program is sponsored by the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Professional Fellows Division and administered by Michigan State University (US), Sokoine University of Agriculture (Tanzania), University of Nairobi (Kenya), and Kyambogo University (Uganda).


International Student Essay Contest deadline Monday, October 30th.

Published: Thursday, 19 Oct 2017
Author: Elizabeth Matthews
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

International Student Essay Contest deadline Monday, October 30th. Share your story and make an impact. Win $1,000 (1st), $500 (2nd) or $250 (3rd)!


David Wheat, associate professor of history at MSU. Photo from Lapidus Center wepage

Published: Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Author: Joy M Whitten
Department: Latin American Studies Center

Associate Professor David Wheat wins second annual Harriet Tubman Book Prize


VIPP hosted a group of educational leaders from Kyrgyzstan who were invited by the US Department of State's IVLP to learn about the U.S. education system.

Published: Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP at MSU was honored to host a group of educational leaders from Kyrgyzstan who were invited by the US Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The group has been traveling the U.S. to get a broad overview of U.S. education system and the roles of federal and state governments in education.

Published: Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Author: Mamduh Abukar Muridi
Department: Asian Studies Center

Students at Lansing's Waverly High School got a treat today, a visit from the grandson of Indian civil rights leader Mahatma Gandhi

Published: Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
Author: Mamduh Abukar Muridi
Department: Asian Studies Center

Pandas have earned attention as pop culture icons. They've also earned a change in status, from "endangered" to "vulnerable," due in part to MSU research.