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International Insights Dialogue Series

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Learn about Michigan State University's international research, teaching, and outreach through the International Insights dialogue series. Since the first international students enrolled in 1873, MSU has been internationally engaged, with a legacy of global collaboration in pursuit of innovation. MSU's vibrant and diverse community of students, scholars, staff, and scientists creates new knowledge and explores innovative and practical solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. Informative and conversational, each dialogue will highlight opportunities to become involved in and support this meaningful work at MSU.

Dialogues will be hosted on Zoom through Michigan State University. Pre–registration is required. For any questions, please contact Michael Cylkowski, Communications Coordinator.

Advancing Gender Equality on Campus and Beyond

In the first installment of International Insights, the Office for International Advancement spoke with Stephanie Nawyn and Wenda Bauchspies, Co–Directors of MSU's Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen), about the ways in which MSU is helping to advance gender equality on campus and beyond.

The Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen), located in International Studies and Programs, acts as a resource and catalyst on gender in a global perspective. Working together with the academic colleges at Michigan State University, GenCen promotes outstanding undergraduate and graduate education, advances gender– and sexuality–related interdisciplinary research, and undertakes innovative outreach and active learning initiatives.

Addressing Global Challenges Through Innovative Research

Thursday, July 30, 2020
8:30 AM ET (UTC–04:00)

Michigan State University is a global community of passionate leaders working to address today's biggest challenges through world–class teaching, research, and outreach–innovators and experts who dedicate their knowledge and resources to making the world a better place.

In the second installment of International Insights, the Office for International Advancement will speak with Jamie Monson, Director of MSU's African Studies Center, and Laurie Medina, Director of MSU's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), to discuss MSU's unique approach to research partnerships, and their personal experiences collaborating with students, faculty, and global partners to conceive, design, and conduct international research.

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Recruiting and Supporting International Students

Thursday, August 27, 2020
8:30 AM ET (UTC–04:00)

Developing Global Citizens Through Education Abroad

Thursday, September 24, 2020
8:30 AM ET (UTC–04:00)

Inspiring the Next Generation of Global Leaders

Thursday, October 29, 2020
8:30 AM ET (UTC 04:00)