Theatre and Linguistics Major Gains Broader Global Experience with Internship Abroad

Fluent in both Russian and English, Zhanna Yakubova, who was born and raised in Moscow, Russia, decided to learn Spanish too and began taking classes in high school when she moved to the United States six years ago. Now a senior at Michigan State University, Yakubova is double majoring in Linguistics and Acting. She has always had a love for learning languages and, during her first year at MSU, she added a Spanish minor to her undergraduate education.

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Student View: Graduating Senior Highlights Community as Best Part of MSU 

Hannah Diggs-King is graduating from Michigan State University this month with a double major in Spanish and Marketing. She also is an Honors College student. As Diggs wraps up the final days of her undergraduate education, she reflected on her personal journey at MSU in this following Student View. 

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Apparel and Textile Design Major Finds Inspiration in Italy

After spending a semester abroad in Italy, Apparel and Textile Design senior Lily Paschoal has new inspiration to draw from and is incorporating this experience into her clothing designs.  “My study abroad was a very immersive experience, and I left very inspired,” she said. “I've loved bringing it back to Michigan State with me — all the knowledge and learning experiences…

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Spanish Major Wins Internship Contest, Flown to New Jersey to Present at National Meeting

With knowledge gained from her MSU education and experiences, Hannah Diggs-King, a senior who is double majoring in Marketing and Spanish, won an internship competition for which she was flown to New Jersey to meet with the company CEO and co-presented with him at a national meeting.  This past summer, Diggs-King worked as a Corporate Marketing Intern for Stryker, a medical technology company headquartered in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with locations around the…

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Exhibition Features Work by Ceramic Arts in Greece Study Abroad Students

Inspired by the culture and history of Greece and the many ancient artifacts at the MSU Excavations at Isthmia, the Michigan State University students who were part of the 2023 Ceramic Arts in Greece Study Abroad used this experience to create their own works of art, which are now on display through Friday, Oct. 27, at the MSU Union Art…

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Summer Fellowships Support Study and Research in Latin America and the Caribbean

Six College of Arts & Letters students have received summer fellowship from the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) at Michigan State University to pursue education abroad, language study, or field research in Latin America and the Caribbean during summer 2023.The following is the list of recipients from the College of Arts & Letters and what they plan…

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Mayen Study Abroad Leads to Love and 37 Years of Marriage

Sometimes in life, the biggest disappointments can lead to life’s biggest successes. That was the case for Michigan State University graduate Vicky Scott who, as an MSU student, received the unfortunate news that she didn't make the final round of interviews for a competitive internship with GM.Devastated, Scott was forced to change directions and ended up following her mother’s advice…

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German Study Abroad Program Celebrates 50 Years of Life-Changing Experiences

Each summer, for the past 50 years, Michigan State University students have made a small city in Europe’s Rhine Valley their home. They travel to Mayen, Germany, for five weeks to study the German language while immersing themselves in the local culture through one of the longest-running study abroad programs offered by MSU. Over its half-century history, the German Language…

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Recent Graduates Working and Studying Abroad as Fulbright Grantees

This academic year, six recent Michigan State University College of Arts & Letters graduates are studying and working abroad as recipients of Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants. These six Fulbright recipients were selected for the 2022-2023 grants among more than 9,300 applications, according to the Institute of International Education. A total of 10 Michigan State University students and recent graduates…

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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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