Gaining Graphic Design Experience Through Global Remote Internship Program

Jett Mitchell, a Graphic Design and Apparel and Textile Design senior, recently completed a design internship with the London-based company Bulbshare, which was made possible through the Excel Network’s Global Remote Internship Program. As part of this remote internship, which lasted one semester, Mitchell managed the company’s marketing and social media assets, created designs/mockups for infographics, and worked towards improving the…

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MSU to Lead Digitized Archeology Project in Greece

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYvAqA9Yw0w His work is a little bit retro, a little bit modern, and all things classical. As the new Director of the MSU Excavations at Isthmia in Greece, Associate Professor Jon Frey has dug deep into content to create a new website for the decades-old archaeology project. In fall 2020, Frey, a classical archeologist in MSU’s Department of Art, Art…

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Professor Looking to Open New Doors Through Fulbright Specialist Roster Tenure

After a seven-month Fulbright Scholar Service in South Africa in 2019, Peter Glendinning, Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, has been granted a four-year tenure on the Fulbright Specialist Roster. His tenure began June 11, 2021, and runs through June 11, 2025. Professor Peter Glendinning(Photo by Basil Brady Photography) Established in 2001 by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau…

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MSU Linguistics Ascends Rankings as a Solid Choice for Scholarship

Michigan State University’s Linguistics program is ranked among the top places in the field for study, research, and employment by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), a leading provider of services, analytics, and insight to the global higher education sector.   The Linguistics program offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees and two minors. It is housed inside the Department of Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures (formerly the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages), which is an interdisciplinary department, with 66 faculty and about 1,200 students, that focuses…

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New Department of Art, Art History, and Design Chairperson Appointed

Tani Hartman has been appointed Chairperson of the Department of Art, Art History, and Design at Michigan State University, effective July 15, 2021. She currently serves as Chairperson of the Department of Visual Art at the University of Kansas, where she also is Co-Director of the School of the Arts and a Professor of Painting and Drawing.  Hartman has worked at the…

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Faculty Member Receives Fulbright Scholar Award to Brazil

Chris Estrada, Assistant Professor in MSU’s Department of Romance and Classical Studies, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Brazil where he will work with collaborators at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) during portions of 2022 as part of the “Every Day Is Carnival: Improvisation and Cultural Preservation in the Rural Maracatus of Pernambuco” project. Dr. Chris…

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Professor Shares Experience Teaching in Israel While Street Violence Takes Place

Camelia Suleiman, Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Germanic, Slavic, Asian, and African Languages, is currently staying in Nazareth, Israel, while co-teaching a course at Hebrew University of Jerusalem through Zoom. Many of her students, both Jewish and Palestinian, are participating despite the clashes that have taken place outside their homes in the Old City of Jerusalem. She…

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Citizen Scholars Graduates 16 More Students

This spring, 16 more MSU College of Arts & Letters students will graduate from the Citizen Scholars program while earning their undergraduate degrees.  “Graduation is a moment in time – a brief, fleeting pause – where the Citizen Scholars can both appreciate the past and look forward to their continuing growth as citizens in a global community of lifelong learners,”…

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MSU Filmetry Festival to be Livestreamed with Film Adaptations of Poems Informed by COVID-19

Reading a good novel often prompts readers to wonder what the story would be like as a feature film. This tendency isn’t just a marker of the importance of what is digital and visual; it’s a reminder of how culture and technology are intertwined. Filmmakers, poets, readers, and viewers will honor this union of culture and technology and celebrate the…

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