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Published: Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017
Author: Cheryl Ann Benner
Department: Office for Education Abroad

I never thought that a large university like Michigan State would be something that I could afford, let alone the luxury to study abroad. This summer I had the wonderful opportunity to Study


VIPP Brought in Dr. Felicia Wu, MSU’s John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor, for a signature lecture.

Published: Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP Brought in Dr. Felicia Wu, MSU's John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor, for a signature lecture called "Cancer and the Diet: Carcinogens in Food vs. Lifestyle Dietary Choices." VIPP signature lectures are a formal way to invite MSU faculty to VIPP to interact with our professionals by sharing their knowledge and expertise.



Published: Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017
Author: The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
Department: Office of the Dean

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars at MSU are keeping busy—they are constantly involved in projects and events that promote the program's four cornerstones of Leadership, Professional Development, Entrepreneurship, and Service. While the program shares updates about the Scholars through social media, the best way to stay up-to-date with their projects is through the program's e-newsletter.


Participants gathered for food, fun, and announcement of the 2017 Photo Contest winners at the VIPP Thanksgiving Party!

Published: Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP hosted its annual Thanksgiving Potluck on Friday November 17th at University Lutheran Church in East Lansing to celebrate the American holiday. Not only did participants and their families enjoy a traditional American Thanksgiving meal, but VIPP also announced the winners of the 2017 Photo Essay Contest!

Published: Tuesday, 21 Nov 2017
Author: Mamduh Abukar Muridi
Department: Asian Studies Center

Missing his usual study abroad in India this summer, Media and Information's Amol Pavangadkar decided to bring Bollywood to Lansing. The senior teaching specialist brought together current students and recent graduates to write, capture, edit and produce Anya's Green Card, a story about a young Indian woman who desperately wants a green card to the U.S.


Lei Zhong was selected as the winner of the 1st prize for VIPP Photo Essay Contest "America Through Your Lens."

Published: Monday, 20 Nov 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

Every year, the Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) hosts a photo essay contest called "America through your Lens." The goal of this contest was to listen to VIPP participants' unique perspectives and voices studying and living at MSU and in Michigan and give them an opportunity to share with VIPP and MSU families.



Published: Monday, 20 Nov 2017
Author: GenCen
Department: Center for Gender in Global Context

MSU's undergraduate adviser Sara Bijani was quoted in an article in The Observer highlighting pictures from the history of the women's movement in the United States.

In the article she remarked that "it's really important to recognize all of the real policy changes that the feminist movement has made, and to use those as inspiration to push for better policy."


Chinese delegates took a guided tour at Farm Bureau to learn about dairy operation.

Published: Monday, 20 Nov 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

A 19-member delegation from the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture visited both Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) and the Michigan Milk Producers Association (MMPA) plant in Ovid on Wednesday Nov. 15, 2017. Our visit was covered by Michigan Farm News.


Vice chancellors, deans and other leaders from African institutions of higher education participate in design thinking workshop modeled after the Innovation Scholars Program.

Published: Monday, 20 Nov 2017
Author: Katie Deska
Department: Global Center for Food Systems Innovation

Shortly after celebrating their graduation from the 15-month Innovation Scholars Program, spearheaded by Michigan State University's Global Center for Food Systems Innovation, faculty and leaders from Malawi's Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources shared what they learned with other university leaders from across the continent during a side event of the annual general meeting for Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM).



Published: Friday, 17 Nov 2017
Author: Danielle Fowler
Department: Office of the Dean

This year's Global Focus international photo competition highlights original photographs taken by Spartans who have traveled the world. Now in its 19th year, the international photo contest recognizes MSU faculty, staff, students and alumni who have captured exceptional images while abroad for work, study, or personal travel.