Finding Success in Linguistics Research

Attending Michigan State University was an easy choice for Linguistics major Scott Nelson, whose parents both graduated from MSU, but determining a major wasn’t as easy until he found a home in the College of Arts & Letters and Linguistics. “I randomly discovered Linguistics, found out more, and fell in love with it sort of superficially, but when I came…

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Arts & Letters Student Speakers Wow Crowd at TEDxMSU

A collaboration between Michigan State University students, alumni, faculty, and friends, as well as the greater East Lansing community, this year’s TEDxMSU was held April 7 at MSU’s Wharton Center for Performing Arts. Supported by the College of Arts & Letters through a Student Group Grant, the 2017 TEDxMSU featured interdisciplinary presenters who expressed their past experiences, current projects, and…

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BFA Graphic Design Exhibition Set for April 10-28

The work of 22 Graphic Design seniors will be displayed April 10-28 as part of the 2017 BFA Graphic Design Senior Exhibition for which each senior is given wall space in Kresge Art Center Galleries 101 and 114 to showcase their strongest work from their time at MSU. The annual exhibition is the culmination of four years of hard work…

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Students to Present Research at MSU’s UURAF

More than 900 undergraduate students will present their research at the 19th annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF), with College of Arts & Letters students making up a large portion of the poster and oral presentations. At this year’s UURAF, which takes place Friday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the MSU Union, 928 undergraduate…

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2017 Alumni Board Faculty & Student Awards

In recognition of their outstanding achievements in leadership, teaching, innovation, and community engagement, five deserving individuals were presented with CAL Alumni Board Awards at the annual CAL Alumni Board Faculty & Student Awards Reception hosted by the College of Arts & Letters on April 1. This year’s award recipients include: Paul Varg Award Ellen McCallum McCallum is a Professor in the…

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Student Designs Urban Outfitters Graphic T-Shirt

Graphic Design senior Lorenza Centi recently designed an exclusive T-shirt for Urban Outfitters Artist Editions, an ongoing series of limited edition graphic T-shirts created by artists from around the world. Lorenza Centi wearing her Dream Girl Design. The opportunity stemmed from her internship with Urban Outfitters during summer 2016 as a print design intern (you may have seen her Snapchat…

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Theatre Production Showcases Interdisciplinary Work

Much work from College of Arts & Letters students, faculty, and alumni has gone into the Williamston Theatre’s current production – Michael Gene Sullivan’s adaptation of 1984 by George Orwell. Kirk Domer, Chair of the Department of Theatre, on the set of "1984" at the Williamston Theatre. Kirk Domer, Chair of the Department of Theatre, was the set designer for the play. Several…

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Spanish Students Present Research at CLACS Conference

Ten graduate students from MSU’s Spanish program are presenting their research at the Graduate Student Conference hosted by MSU’s Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies on Friday, March 17. Scheduled from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on the 3rd floor of MSU’s International Center, the conference will include two sessions and a final panel. The College of Arts & Letters students who are…

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