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Published: Thursday, 08 Feb 2007
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU is among the nations top 10 producers of Peace Corps volunteers from large colleges and universities. MSU has 71 alumni overseas volunteers, representing the ninth highest total in the country. News Bulletin by Ike Val Iyioke, University Relations.

Published: Friday, 02 Feb 2007
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Michigan State University is one of the nations top 10 producers of Peace Corps volunteers among large colleges and universities. MSU has 71 alumni overseas volunteers, representing the ninth highest total in the country.

Published: Monday, 29 Jan 2007
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

China, Hong Kong and Singapore are considered the top three most attractive emerging markets, according to the recently released Michigan State University annual emerging markets potential index. MSUs Center for International Business Education and Research, or MSU-CIBER, in the Eli Broad College of Business has just released its annual index, which is available at http://globaledge.msu.edu/ibrd/marketpot.asp

Published: Monday, 22 Jan 2007
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

The first-ever North American conference exploring the multiple forms of contemporary and historical radicalism in an international context will take place Jan. 25-27 at Michigan State University. Keynote speakers include Frank Furedi, professor of sociology at the University of Kent and author of Politics Of Fear: Beyond Left And Right (Continuum Press, 2005), and Michael Barkun, professor of political science at the Maxwell School, Syracuse University, and author of A Culture of Conspiracy:

Published: Friday, 12 Jan 2007
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Jianguo Jack Liu, Rachel Carson Chair in Sustainability at MSU, is helping lead the discussion on Chinas environmental future and what it means to us. Liu has an opinion piece in PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) evaluating the prospects of Chinas environmental future and making a case for why its cause for attention and concern no matter where one lives. The piece accompanies a PBS series entitled "China from the Inside" which is airing in two two-hour parts on Jan. 10 and Jan. 17.

Published: Monday, 18 Dec 2006
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

The MSU Office of International Studies and Programs invites nominations for seven awards to be given at the 17th Annual International Awards Ceremony on March 21, 2007. Information about the ceremony and nomination forms for the current awards are available on the web at www.isp.msu.edu/iac and from Kathy Riel in the ISP Deans Office (517-355-2350, riel(at)msu.edu). The deadline for all award nominations is Wednesday January 24, 2007.

Published: Thursday, 07 Dec 2006
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU commemorated World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 with a symposium focusing on the millions of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS. The program, No Place to Hide World AIDS Day Symposium, featured presentations of scholastic work and student field projects in addition to a showing of the video, No Place to Hide.

Published: Thursday, 07 Dec 2006
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

MSU commemorated World AIDS Day on Dec. 1 with a symposium focusing on the millions of children in Sub-Saharan Africa who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS. The program, No Place to Hide World AIDS Day Symposium, featured presentations of scholastic work and student field projects in addition to a showing of the video, No Place to Hide.

Published: Thursday, 30 Nov 2006
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Researchers at Michigan State University are helping female teachers at the Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut learn how to effectively use internet technology in their classrooms, preparing them and their students to better compete in the increasingly global marketplace. MSU College of Education Professors Joseph Codde and Rhonda Egidio along with Eric Freedman, an assistant professor of journalism and assistant dean for international studies and programs, are working to create a gend

Published: Thursday, 30 Nov 2006
Author: Stephanie Motschenbacher
Department: Office of the Dean

Donna J. Hrinak, former U.S. ambassador to Brazil, Venezuela, Bolivia and the Dominican Republic and Lester R. Brown, pioneer in the environmental movement and founder of Worldwatch and Earth Policy institutes are two of three recipients of honorary degrees at upcoming commencement ceremonies.