Recent Graduates Working and Studying Abroad as Fulbright Grantees

This academic year, five recent Michigan State University College of Arts & Letters graduates are studying and working abroad as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants. These five Fulbright recipients were selected for the 2022-23 grants among more than 9,300 applications, according to the Institute of International Education. A total of nine Michigan State University students and recent graduates…

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Humanities-Prelaw Major Interns with Michigan Attorney General’s Office

A summer internship with the Michigan Department of Attorney General has led to a part-time position and is helping set the stage for Kara Sollars’ career. The senior Humanities-Prelaw major hopes to one day become an attorney and currently is applying to law schools.  Her time with the Michigan Department of Attorney General has taught her that she is “ready to take…

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Recent MSU Graduate Reflects on Internship with United Farm Workers Foundation

As a former farm worker, Edith Saavedra was able to easily connect with the farmworker community and their struggles during her internship with the UFW (United Farm Workers) Foundation, a national organization that mobilizes farmworkers across the country to advocate for equitable policies including immigration reform, pesticide protections, heat standards, hazard pay, and other worker protections. The recent Michigan State…

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Ph.D. Candidate Recognized for Research on Health Disparities Among Immigrants

A first-generation Latino scholar, Greg Rogel’s research on the health disparities faced by immigrant/Latino communities hits close to home.  For this research, the fifth-year doctoral candidate in Philosophy at Michigan State University recently was named a Sadler Scholar by The Hastings Center and now is receiving invitations to speak about his research to physicians, academics, and other professionals.  Greg Rogel, Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy Sadler…

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College of Arts & Letters Represented on 2022 Homecoming Court

Today Michigan State University kicks off Homecoming Week, which runs Oct. 10-15, and one of the highlights of this week is the Homecoming Court. This year’s MSU Homecoming Court includes five College of Arts & Letters students. They are among the 12 MSU seniors who make up the 2022 Homecoming Court. Considered one of the highest honors for seniors, students…

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Spanish Major Interns for Medical Tech Corporation

Hannah Diggs, a junior double majoring in Spanish and Marketing, recently worked as a Marketing Intern for Stryker, a multinational medical technology corporation located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. After a vigorous interview process, she joined the team to execute business projects, conduct market research, and more all while growing her interpersonal communication and public speaking skills.

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Film Students Take Inaugural Study Abroad Trip to Toronto International Film Festival

The MSU Film Studies Program completed its inaugural study abroad trip to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) with 12 student filmmakers participating. Kaveh Askari, Associate Professor and Director of Michigan State University’s Film Studies Program, and Peter Johnston, Associate Professor and Manager of Digital Media and Film Production at MSU, led the week-long program in Ontario, Canada.

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Graphic Design Senior Completes Internship with The Kresge Foundation

Sydney Tomlinson, a Michigan State University senior and Honors College student with a double major in Graphic Design and Creative Advertising, worked as a Digital Communications Intern on the External Affairs and Communications team for The Kresge Foundation. As part of her summer internship, she produced digital content that was featured across the foundation's online platforms.  "I was instantly drawn to…

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New Space Maximizes Vision of African American and African Studies Department

The newest department in Michigan State University’s College of Arts & Letters will have a new space on campus to call home.  On Thursday, Nov. 17, from 3-5 p.m. on the second floor of North Kedzie Hall, the Department of African American and African Studies (AAAS) will officially open the doors to its renovated, 8,400-square-foot space during a ribbon-cutting event,…

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NYC Internship Program Offered Once Again

For the first time since 2019, the College of Arts & Letters ran its New York City Study Away Internship Program, which places Michigan State University students in customized internships in New York City, houses them in furnished apartments, and offers them the freedom to explore their career interests in one of the nation’s most diverse and dynamic cities. Open…

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