Evamelo (Eva) Oleita, who is among the inaugural class of students majoring in African American and African Studies (AAAS) at Michigan State University, is researching the experiences of Black girls within predominately white institutions (PWIs) and how those students carve out spaces for themselves to thrive.
Grace Krajewski is a third-year student majoring in Human Biology in Lyman Briggs College and minoring in Dance and Spanish, both in the College of Arts & Letters. The Rochester Hills, Michigan, native writes about how her love of the arts has had an impact on her studies in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) field.
Grace Pregent, Ph.D., who had been serving as Interim Director of The Writing Center at Michigan State University since June 15, 2023, was named Director of the Center, effective January 1, 2024. A mentor, teacher, and administrator, Pregent is core faculty in Canadian Studies, affiliate faculty in Global Studies, and graduate faculty in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Cultures.
The College of Arts & Letters is pleased to host MacArthur Fellow and acclaimed scholar, author, poet, and wildlife biologist Dr. J. Drew Lanham as part of the Signature Lecture Series. Lanham will speak about his experiences across the arts and sciences and explore racial and social themes connected with access to natural spaces in a lecture titled “Birding While…
Two Michigan State University senior Apparel and Textile Design majors, Abigail Jones and Whitney Howard, received a one-of-a-kind behind-the-scenes look at the fashion industry during the February 2024 New York Fashion Week (NYFW). This unique experience included entry into select runway shows as well as panel discussions and networking opportunities with industry leaders.
The public is invited to come experience What If Wilhelmina, the latest production of the Michigan State University Department of Theatre’s Sense-Ability Ensemble, which creates multi-sensory, interactive theatrical performances specifically designed for audiences that are neurodiverse. Nine performances of this production are scheduled March 8-17 at the Arena Theatre in the MSU Auditorium Building.
The Michigan State University Womxn of Color Initiatives (WOCI) named Paige Hernandez as its 2024 Artist-in-Residence. The sixth artist to participate in this program, Hernandez is a multidisciplinary artist and critically acclaimed performer, director, choreographer, and playwright. She will be in residence on Michigan State University’s campus March 18 to 21.
The Black Art Library, founded by Michigan State University BFA in Art Education graduate Asmaa Walton, is now on display and can be experienced at the MSU Union Art Gallery through Friday, March 8.A collection of books and other art history ephemera on Black visual art, Walton, who is an arts educator, created the Black Art Library to serve as…
Kailey DeWeerd, a senior Art Education major, completed an internship at Cherry Hill Potters Guild in Canton, Michigan, and shared her experiences as a Studio Student Intern in this Q&A that originally was published by the Excel Network.
Michigan State University Libraries, in partnership with MSU's Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and Cultures (WRAC), will welcome National Book Award finalist and Michigan author Bonnie Jo Campbell for a discussion and book signing featuring Campbell’s latest novel The Waters. “An Evening with Bonnie Jo Campbell” will take place on Monday, Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. in the MSU Library Green…