Theatre Students Research Immersive Theatre in NYC

In preparation for the upcoming Department of Theatre production, Thus With A Kiss I Die, two Theatre students, Brianna Beeman and Sam Meade, were sent on a research trip to New York City to experience immersive theatre first-hand and participate in a variety of workshops with professional performers. Shortly after arriving in New York, Beeman and Meade began their research by attending one…

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Student Investigates Motivations Behind Lone Terrorism

This week’s mass shooting in Las Vegas has one College of Arts & Letters student thinking about the importance of her research on lone terrorists. Guin Overly, a senior with a double major in Arabic and Psychology, is analyzing the motivation behind lone terrorism as a Research Assistant for former MSU Assistant Sociology Professor Bernard Finifter.

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Winners of MSU Fashion Design Competition Receive Trip to NY Fashion Week

Two Apparel and Textile Design (ATD) students were selected as winners of the Michigan State University’s first Spartan Fashion Design Collection Competition and will attend New York Fashion Week in September. The winners, seniors Emily Bankes and Mitch Fehrle, were selected for creating the most original and creative avant garde concept designs and collections using the MSU Spartan brand as inspiration. Emily Bankes'…

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Digital Dig: A New Discovery From Ancient Greece

Through the careful study of excavation records dating back some 40 years, Michigan State University’s Jon Frey has discovered an ancient gymnasium at the archaeological site of Isthmia, Greece. Frey and his team are performing a “digital dig” of sorts. Rather than using shovels and tools to excavate the site, the researchers are studying a backlog of evidence housed in remote storage.

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Service Learning in Puerto Rico

Spartans are leaving their mark all around the world this summer, including those participating in the Language, Culture, and Service in Puerto Rico study away program. The three-week program includes classes, excursions, but most importantly – service learning activities. Students are immersed in the Puerto Rican culture and help local organizations in a way that has a positive effect on…

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Spring Study Away in L.A. Packed with Opportunities

Ask the students and faculty who participated in the College of Arts & Letters alternate spring break class Creativity and Entertainment in L.A to sum up their reasons for going and the advantages of the program, and one word comes to everyone’s lips: Opportunity. “It’s an outstanding opportunity for the College to provide students—who all want to work in the…

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