Spring 2023 Graduate Shares Experiences Working Remotely for Company in Ireland

Ryan Chaben, a Spring 2023 Michigan State University graduate with a B.A. in English, recently shared her experiences as a Spartan with the College of Arts & Letters’ Excel Network and the Department of English for its 2023 Senior Spotlight. Among the many impactful experiences highlighted was working as a consultant for MSU’s Writing Center and a remote internship with…

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English Major Awarded Louis B. Sudler Prize

Graduating senior SaMya Overall is the 2023 recipient of the Louis B. Sudler Prize presented by the College of Arts & Letters at Michigan State University. This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the performing and creative arts, including fine arts, music, creative writing, theatre, and electronic/photographic arts.   A member of the Honors College, Overall will graduate in Spring 2023 with a…

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Skills Learned as Dual Major Used for Center for Poetry Internship

April is National Poetry Month, a time to celebrate the integral role poetry plays in our culture. As part of this celebration, we shine a spotlight on Claire Donohoe, a junior with a dual major in English and Professional and Public Writing, and the work she did while interning for Michigan State University’s Center for Poetry, which is housed within…

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Student’s Resume Includes National Award, Prestigious Internship, and State News Editor-in-Chief

This story refers to recent acts of violence at Michigan State University that may be difficult to read. Resources and assistance are available through multiple campus programs. From more than 5,000 applicants, Michigan State University senior SaMya Overall was chosen for an internship with the American publishing company Simon & Schuster — a significant accomplishment in an already impressive resume that…

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Doctoral Candidate Receives AAAL Graduate Student Award

J. Dylan Burton, a doctoral candidate in the Second Language Studies (SLS) Ph.D. program at Michigan State University, received a 2023 Graduate Student Award from the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL). Each year, this merit-based award recognizes 20 students from across the country based on the quality of a written proposal for a poster or a paper.  Burton’s primary research interests center around…

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On the Cusp: English Professor Establishes New Journal

Kristin Mahoney, Associate Professor in the Department of English at Michigan State University, has helped create a new journal that focuses on field-defining scholarship on the works, authors, artists, problems, and phenomena that defined the dynamic period from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.  The journal, titled Cusp: Late 19th-/Early 20th-Century Cultures, aims to promote interdisciplinarity scholarship on the visual arts, cinema and…

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