Studio Art Alumnus Wins World Photography Award

A Department of Art, Art History, and Design alumnus has won the Annual Exposure Photography Award. Over the past six years, The Exposure Awards have honored top photographers from around the world, distributing more than $1 million in prizes and awards. Jarod Lew was the Grand Prize Winner from thousands of entries. Lew’s (Studio Art ’09) winning photo series, “Maybe I'll See…

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Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantships Awarded

Nine international educators have been selected as Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTA) for the MSU Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages over the 2016-17 academic year. While in the United States, the FLTAs will take courses at MSU. They also will share their language and culture with the MSU community as a way to inspire…

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Alumnus Named Michigan Educator of the Year

A College of Arts & Letters alumnus is Michigan’s 2016 Educator of the Year.  Dan Carr, who has a B.A. in Spanish ’96 and an M.A. in Education ‘02, both from MSU, was one of more than 500 educators from across the state nominated during the 2015-2016 school year for the Michigan Lottery’s Excellence in Education Educator of the Week awards. Among…

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Producing Work Abroad Through Fulbright Fellowship

With the Ionian Sea and snow-capped mountains of southern Greece as a backdrop, a Department of Theatre professor used an entire university campus as his stage for a unique project he conceived involving a large cast of students. Associate Professor Rob Roznowski, on a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship at the University of Patras in Greece, planned to take Arthur Miller’s American…

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American Religious Sounds Project Awarded Grant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCHEY3GrdDU&feature=emb_title The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a two-year $200,000 grant to support a joint religious studies project of Michigan State University and The Ohio State University.  The American Religious Sounds Project (ASRP) is housed within the Center for the Study of Religion at OSU. The project’s co-directors are Amy DeRogatis, Professor in the MSU Department of Religious Studies, and…

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All-University Faculty Award Recipients 2014-2015

Congratulations to the three College of Arts & Letters faculty members that were announced as 2014-2015 All-University Award Recipients! See the full list of recipients. Recipients will be honored at the annual Awards Convocation on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Pasant Theatre, Wharton Center. The awards presentation will follow President Lou Anna K. Simon’s State of the University Address. WILLIAM J.…

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Tamara Butler Receives Promising Researcher Award

Tamara Butler, Assistant Professor in the Department of English and African American and African Studies Program, has been selected to receive the 2016 Promising Researcher Award from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), a professional association of educators in English Education, Literacy Studies, and Language Arts. Butler is the third Michigan State University scholar to receive this honor.…

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Staff Honored for Their Service and Outstanding Work

Two new awards were presented at this year’s College of Arts & Letters Staff Appreciation Ceremony in addition to the Jo-Ann Vanden Bergh Award. Seven staff members also were recognized for their years of service during the annual event, which took place June 9 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. “It is really the commitment that each of you…

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Student Awarded Boren Scholarship to Study Arabic Abroad

Allison Tumas, a senior majoring in Arabic in the College of Arts & Letters, is one of two Michigan State University students who recently was awarded a Boren Scholarship to study languages abroad. Since 1991, there have been only 36 Boren award recipients from Michigan State University. Boren Scholarships provide up to $20,000 to U.S. undergraduate students studying in areas of the…

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Faculty Alumni Board Awards

The 2016 Faculty Alumni Board Awards, which recognize College of Arts & Letters faculty for their outstanding achievements in leadership, teaching, innovation, and community engagement, were presented during the Faculty Alumni Board Reception on April 23 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. Hosted by the College of Arts & Letters Alumni Board, this year’s award recipients include: Paul Varg AwardAssociate Professor Jeff…

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