Arts Management Student Assists Local Art Scene

Arts and Cultural Managment and Residental College of Arts and Humanities senior Marcus Fields has made a huge impact on multiple arts organizations in Lansing. Recently, he played a cruical role in the $22,500 grant received by the Lansing Arts Gallery from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs grants. We sat down with the College of Arts &…

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MSU To Lead Multi-University Language Learning Effort

Michigan State University will use a three-year $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to lead a multi-university research project to improve the teaching of less commonly taught languages, or LCTLs. Faculty from MSU’s Center for Language Teaching Advancement, or CeLTA, housed in the College of Arts and Letters, will direct the initiative on behalf of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (formerly the…

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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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Grant Provides Critical Support for International Student Transitions

Now in its third year, the International Student Mentorship Program, created and run by English Language Center (ELC) Instructor Alissa Cohen, was recently awarded a 2015-16 Continuing Inclusive Excellence Grant (CIEG) by MSU. CIEG support includes non-recurring funding of projects, programs, and proposals to create and support an inclusive university. This is the first year the Mentorship Program has received…

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MSUFCU Dean’s Grant Challenge Program Over $5,000 in Prizes

MSU Federal Credit Union has a core value of Giving Back to the Community, which providing financial education and improving financial literacy in the communities we serve plays a major role. We offer financial seminars, offer financial education programs for various groups in the community, provide resources online and in the branches, and recently have created a financial education app…

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MSU Receives $160,000 in HWW Global Midwest Grants

Three project teams that include MSU College of Arts & Letters faculty and students were among the 10 teams receiving funding in the 2016 Humanities Without Walls (HWW) Global Midwest Grants. In total, the teams received over $160,000 in grants. The grants are supported by the Humanities Without Walls consortium, based at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities…

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Improving Collaboration Between Native Americans and Climate Scientists

Written by: Kristen Parker and Kyle WhyteHoping to improve Native American tribes’ access to climate science tools, a Michigan State University researcher will use a four-year $450,000 National Science Foundation grant to foster better relations between tribes and scientific organizations when dealing with climate change. Tribes are among the groups most affected by climate change, and they’re also some of the…

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Improving Collaboration Between Native Americans and Climate Scientists

Written by: Kristen Parker and Kyle WhyteHoping to improve Native American tribes’ access to climate science tools, a Michigan State University researcher will use a four-year $450,000 National Science Foundation grant to foster better relations between tribes and scientific organizations when dealing with climate change. Tribes are among the groups most affected by climate change, and they’re also some of the…

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CeLTA Receives Two-Year $800,000 Testing Proficiency Grant

MSU’s Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA) Receives Two-Year $800K Testing Proficiency Grant. Project to evaluate proficiency assessment’s impact on language teaching, and learning. The Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA) at Michigan State University (MSU) has received a two-year Language Flagship Proficiency Initiative grant from the Institute of International Education under the National Security Education Program. The project is a…

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Professor Candace Keller Receives NEH Grant

Hoping to preserve cultural heritage and change Western thought on Africa, a Michigan State University researcher will use a $300,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to digitize 100,000 original black-and-white negatives of Mali’s most important photographers, dating from the 1940s. Candace Keller, assistant professor of African art history and visual culture, is collaborating with MSU’s MATRIX: The Center for Digital…

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