Study abroad scholarships offered by Global Center for Food Systems Innovation Published: Sunday, 28 Apr 2013
The Global Center for Food Systems Innovation is offering scholarships for MSU students who will be studying abroad in 2013 and plan to focus on food systems development challenges.
Folke B. Lindahl Wins Award for Outstanding Service to MSU Study Abroad Published: Tuesday, 02 Apr 2013
Folke B. Lindahl received the MSU Award for Outstanding Service to Study Abroad. Lindahl is a professor of Political Science in James Madison College and is noted for pioneering and leading the James Madison Caribbean Program for more than 20 years and influencing students through his profound knowledge and understanding of Political Science.
Phil Gardner and Linda Gross Wins Award for Outstanding Service to MSU Study Abroad Published: Tuesday, 02 Apr 2013
Phil Gardner and Linda Gross received the MSU Award for Outstanding Service to Study Abroad. Phillip and Linda, together have contributed to students’ global, personal and professional development through a program that promotes student reflection of study abroad experiences. This has not only helped to train other professionals in the field but has also enhanced MSU’s reputation as a leader in study abroad.
Brazilian Students Gain International Knowledge at MSU Published: Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013
Over the past decade Brazil has experienced unprecedented economic growth and business expansion by providing 100,000 scholarships for its best students to study abroad at the world’s top universities.
MSU Symposium Aims to Globalize Graduate Education through Study Abroad Opportunities Published: Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013
MSU Department of Educational Administration and the Mildred B. Erickson Distinguished Chair in Higher, Adult & Lifelong Education together announce a symposium to address the need for study abroad programming for graduate students.
Richard Bellon Wins Award for Outstanding Service to MSU Study Abroad Published: Thursday, 07 Jun 2012
On Wednesday, March 21 the 2012 International Awards Ceremony was held where Richard Bellon won an Award for Outstanding Service to MSU Study Abroad.
New Links Create Opportunities for Medical Students and Research Published: Thursday, 26 Apr 2012
In an effort to boost medical research and enhance global health care training, Michigan State University is creating new strategic partnerships with colleges and teaching hospitals in South Africa and the Dominican Republic.
The initiative, led by Reza Nassiri, professor and acting director of MSU’s Institute of International Health, will include faculty and student exchanges and may eventually expand collaborations in clinical research projects.
Community Development in Peru Published: Thursday, 26 Apr 2012
Providing opportunities for interdisciplinary teams of students to engage in community-based research and development projects in agricultural and engineering, Irving Widders, professor of horticulture, and Brian Thompson, professor of mechanical engineering, have started a study abroad program to examine and meet the needs of underserved communities in the Andean highlands. Successful projects include: fruit crop promotion, ecotourism education, marketing of commodities and water-heating
Rehab Counseling Research Goes Global Published: Thursday, 19 Apr 2012
From video games, to smartphone apps, to geo-tagging on Facebook, technology plays an ever-increasing role in just about everyone’s life. At Michigan State University, researchers in the field of rehabilitation counseling want to know how technology can make a difference for those with intellectual disabilities.
Last fall, MSU co-hosted an international conference on the topic in Ireland and announced that it would join an interdisciplinary research team to study the issue
Globalization in a Biodiversity Hotspot Published: Thursday, 19 Apr 2012
Previously thought extinct in Nicaragua, a small Baird’s Tapir population was recently found to be alive and well and living in the Caribbean Coast rainforest. Thanks to MSU researchers, together with Nicaraguan colleagues from the Universidad de las Regiones Autonomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaraguense (URACCAN), important data on these tapirs—large mammals similar in shape to a pig, but with a short prehensile snout like an elephant’s-- will be passed on to those scientist
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