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  • MSU Law Students to Examine Womens Experiences Following Armed Conflict Published: Monday, 20 Feb 2006
    The war in Iraq and similar conflicts in other parts of the world have profoundly affected the lives of citizens in particular, women of the countries involved. More than 130 educators, students and attorneys from 10 nations will gather at Michigan State University College of Law on Friday, Feb. 24, to examine the plight of these women during a one-day symposium titled, Gender, War & Peace: Women in the Wake of Conflict. News release by Russ White, University Relations.
  • MSU Receives 2006 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization Published: Monday, 13 Feb 2006
    Michigan State Universitys efforts to expand international research, teaching and outreach activities in East Lansing and abroad have earned the university the Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. The annual prize is named for the late U.S. Senator Paul Simon (D -Ill.), who identified international education as an issue of crucial importance for the future strength and security of the United States. It is administered by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, a w
  • Peace Corps Draws MSU Grads; University Ranked 8th in Nation for 2005 Participants Published: Thursday, 09 Feb 2006
    With 71 volunteers last year, MSU was one of four Big Ten universities to make the top 10 in the "Large Colleges and Universities" category which includes schools with more than 15,000 undergraduate students. "MSU has a huge, long history of being involved with the Peace Corps, and being on the top of the Peace Corps' listing is something we've always wanted to build on," MSU's recruiter Lisa Robinson said. State News story by Kristen Daum.
  • ISP Announces Internship Award Program Published: Wednesday, 08 Feb 2006
    ISP Acting Dean Jeffrey Riedinger recently announced the ISP Department of State Internship Award Program, which will provide stipends for MSU students participating in relevant internships. Only MSU students who have been accepted for summer 2006 State Department internships are eligible to apply.
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  • College of Education Recognized for International Initiatives Published: Friday, 03 Feb 2006
    The American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) honored MSUs College of Education with its Best Practice Award for Global and International Teacher Education on February 1, 2006. The award, sponsored by AACTEs Committee on Global and International Teacher Education, recognizes exemplary practice in preparing education professionals for work in intercultural, global, cross-cultural, and international settings. The award was presented at AACTEs 58th Annual Meeting in San Diego
    Tags: india  education  study abroad  
  • Two New International Exhibits Open at MSU Museum Published: Thursday, 02 Feb 2006
    Two international exhibits, "Weavings of War: Fabrics of Memory" and "Siyazama: Traditional Arts, Education, and AIDS in South Africa," will be featured at the MSU Museum during spring 2006. The first opened January 22, while the second opens February 5; both run through June 30. Two articles by Lora Helou, MSU Museum. For more about MSU Museum exhibits and viewing hours, visit the website at http://museum.msu.edu
    Tags: africa  lebanon  thailand  chile  education  
  • Enrollment Increases for International Undergrads Published: Thursday, 26 Jan 2006
    Fewer foreign students studied at U.S. universities including MSU but last year the university saw about a 5-percent increase in undergraduate international enrollment, according to statistics from the university and an organization that specializes in global education. Overall international enrollment dropped 0.7 percent because fewer graduate students chose MSU, said Pam Horne, MSU's director of admissions. Horne blamed the decrease on tougher standards for graduate students obtaining vis
  • SOAR Telescope in Chile Begins Collecting Data Published: Thursday, 26 Jan 2006
    After nearly two years of tweaking, adjustments and instrument additions, the SOuthern Astrophysical Research or SOAR telescope is being used by MSU astronomers to collect intergalactic data. Within the last couple of months, astronomers have been using the 4.1-meter telescope to get a closer look at, among other things, spiral galaxies that are nearly 100 million light years away and interstellar clouds that can be the birthplaces of stars. Story by Tom Oswald, University Relations.
  • Provost Reflects on Group's Recent Thailand Trip Published: Thursday, 26 Jan 2006
    A delegation of MSU representatives recently returned from a trip to Thailand that focused on exploring ways to expand MSUs collaboration with the countrys government ministries, educational institutions and Thailand-based alumni. Headed by Provost Kim Wilcox, the delegation also included John Hudzik, vice president for global engagement and strategic projects; Jeff Riedinger, acting dean for international studies and programs; Lonnie King, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine; Chris Wheel
  • Data is Harvested on Arctic Tundra Climate Changes through the International Tundra Experiment Published: Thursday, 26 Jan 2006
    A study that for 10 years has been putting climate change on fast forward to predict how plants will respond to global climate change is generating not only data, but a scientific legacy. The International Tundra Experiment, born nearly 15 years ago at MSU, is brilliant in its simplicity. Modest little greenhouses dot the Arctic tundra in more than 30 locations that rim the North Pole. Each greenhouse, which spans about 1.5 yards, houses a little plot of global warming for native plants a wa
  • Provost and Other MSU Administrators and Faculty in Thailand to Expand International Collaborations Published: Thursday, 12 Jan 2006
    Senior MSU administrators and professors, including Provost Kim Wilcox, will spend the week of Jan. 16 in Thailand exploring ways to expand MSU collaboration with the countrys government ministries, educational institutions and Thailand-based alumni. For Wilcox, who began as provost in August 2005, the trip marks his first opportunity to participate in MSUs global engagement in an international setting.
  • MSU Helps Launch Malian University into Cyberspace Published: Thursday, 12 Jan 2006
    MSU has helped bring high-speed Internet access to Malis only university-level school of agriculture and natural resources, located in Katibougou, a small village 40 miles from Malis capital city of Bamako. Story by Sue Nichols, University Relations.
  • MSU's Muslim Studies Program Established in ISP Published: Wednesday, 11 Jan 2006
    MSU's new Muslim Studies Program is joining the area studies centers and thematic international institutes in ISP. The program is coordinated by Mohammed Ayoob, University Distinguished Professor of International Relations in MSUs James Madison College.
    Tags: africa  asia  india  israel  research  
  • President Simon to Participate in U.S. University Presidents International Education Summit Published: Wednesday, 04 Jan 2006
    Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon has been invited to participate in the U.S. University Presidents Summit on International Education, co-hosted by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings Jan. 5-6 in Washington, D.C.
  • Michigan State Anthropology Student Named a 2005 Canada-U.S. Fulbright Fellow Published: Friday, 23 Dec 2005
    Michigan State University graduate student RoseAnna Downing-Vicklund has joined a long history of scholars many of whom have won Nobel Prizes by being named a 2005 Canada-U.S. Fulbright Fellow. Downing-Vicklund, a doctoral candidate in anthropology in the MSU College of Social Science, is using her fellowship to explore issues of trust and responsibility with respect to the quality of drinking water in Walkerton and Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
  • Grant to Support Michigan State AIDS Work in Africa Published: Friday, 23 Dec 2005
    Michigan State University researchers will use a grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to explore the barriers AIDS patients in rural Africa encounter when trying to access life-saving medications, as well as look for ways to overcome barriers to treatment. The two-year grant is worth $200,000.
  • Michigan State Faculty Members Receive Fulbright Scholar Awards Published: Monday, 12 Dec 2005
    Seven faculty members from Michigan State University have been awarded Fulbright Scholar awards for the 2005-06 academic year. The MSU faculty members are among the approximately 850 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad to some 150 countries through the Fulbright Scholar Program. Story by Kristin Anderson, University Relations
  • MSU Faculty Receive Fulbright Scholar Awards; International Fulbright Scholars Visit MSU Published: Thursday, 08 Dec 2005
    Seven MSU faculty members have received Fulbright Scholar awards for the 2005-2006 academic year. Nine Fulbright awards have been granted to faculty and administrators from other universities throughout the world to study at MSU during the academic year. Article by Emily Young, University Relations.
  • 2005 Winners Announced for Annual MSU Global Focus Photo Contest Published: Wednesday, 07 Dec 2005
    The MSU Office of International Studies and Programs and the MSU Alumni Association announce the winners of MSU Global Focus 2005, the seventh annual international photography competition for MSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The 30 winning images from this latest competition, along with information about the artists, their prizes, and the prize sponsors, are featured in the newly redesigned virtual gallery at http://www.isp.msu.edu/photocontest/
    Tags: indonesia  austria  portugal  spain  education  
  • Student from Bosnia Survives War to Earn Degree at Michigan State University Published: Monday, 05 Dec 2005
    From a war-torn country to a commencement stage at Michigan State University, Bosnia native Azra Kapetanovic is someone who knows the value of an education. Story by Kristin K. Anderson, University Relations.

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