MSU Joins Coalition to Support Diverse Career Pathways for Humanities Ph.D. Students

Michigan State University has received funding from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) to support the development of a pilot program for Ph.D. students in the humanities that will offer customized, cohort-based learning experiences to explore career pathways beyond academia. Stemming from the Ph.D. Career Pathways project that seeks to develop, expand, and improve humanities doctoral programs, MSU will join…

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2021 Homecoming Event: Join us for Sweet & Greet

The College of Arts & Letters invites you to join us for our 2021 Homecoming event, Sweet & Greet 2021, on Friday, October 1, between 2-4 p.m. Visit our tent located at the Summer Circle Courtyard between Kresge Art Center and the MSU Auditorium. Enjoy Michigan-made treats and drinks and win items from the College with our raffle prize wheel while reconnecting…

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Alumnus Wins Hearst National Championship First-Place Award

Joe Freihofer, an MSU alumnus with dual degrees in Journalism and Spanish, recently received first place in the National Television Broadcast News Category of the Hearst National Championship for his video, Sandy Sings On, which tells the story of a Nashville business owner whose store was destroyed during the 2nd Avenue Christmas day bombing in 2020. 

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CREATE! Micro-Grant 2021 Winners Announced

2021 CREATE! Micro-Grant winners Twelve student projects were selected to each receive $500 CREATE! Micro-Grants to respond critically and imaginatively to events occurring during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the funding, micro-grant winners will craft a variety of works using creative mediums such as film, dance, poetry, song, and oil painting to tackle issues involving race, isolation, body image, language, and more.   “It gives me great…

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Top Things New Spartans Should Know

Welcome Class of 2025! We are answering the top questions that the Class of 2025 wants to know about being a Spartan and life at MSU. Here are the answers offered by current students and faculty to get you started on your incredible Spartan journey.

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New Minor in Writing Now Offered to Undergraduates

A new Minor in Writing is now being offered to undergraduate students at Michigan State University. This new minor, housed in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures (WRAC), will be available to students starting in the Fall 2021 semester.   “This is a great opportunity for students who are specializing in a non-writing major but want to bring a writing toolbox to their work,” said…

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Gaining Work Experience Abroad Without Leaving the U.S.

The MSU Excel Network’s Global Remote Internship Program has created remarkable, international remote work opportunities for students during the otherwise difficult time of the COVID-19 pandemic. For Jessica Snider, a junior studying Interdisciplinary Humanities, this meant gaining valuable experience for a year at a research position with Cape Town Environmental Education Trust (CTEET),  an environmental education organization based in Cape…

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Communications & Social Media Strategist Internship Opening – PAID POSITION

CAL's Content Studio The MSU Content Studio is looking for individuals with attention to detail to develop marketing, communications, and social media content that promotes and advances the College and its units (e.g. departments, centers, programs). The Communications and Social Media Strategist works with the College of Arts & Letters' Marketing Director and the Senior Writer to help tell the story…

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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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