2017

Student Sarah Coldiron (majoring in History and French) received a Fulbright to teach English in South Korea. Read the article here.

Cuban diplomat Miguel Fraga, the first secretary of the newly reestablished Cuban Embassy in Washington, D.C., gave a lecture about Cuban-U.S. relations on February 21. Mr. Fraga delivered an illustrated lecture, “Cuba-U.S. Relations: Current State of Affairs,” at 6 p.m. in the Procrastinator Theater of the Strand Union Building.  Read more here.

 

2016

Visiting speaker Christine R. Yano, professor of anthropology at the University of Hawaii, lectured about "Pink Globalization and the Politics of Innocence" as part of the College of Letters and Science’s Distinguished Speaker series. The event took place at 6:30 p.m. on October 6 in 103 Barnard Hall. Read more here.

Read the article about the mural project that John Thompson, Hispanic Studies, was involved with in Fene, Spain, during this summer.  See flier here.

Student Esther Oloff (majoring in Chemical Engineering) received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad in Peru this summer. Read the article here.

Visiting speaker Norma Field, the Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in Japanese Studies, presented "Living with/in Fukushima, Five Years Later: Our World." Her lecture took place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, in SUB Ballroom D.  Read more here.

Bridget Kevane, Hispanic Studies and Latin American & Latino Studies, has been awarded the Betty Coffey Outstanding Achievement Award. Read more here.

Patricia Simpson, German Studies, has been awarded the Cox Faculty Award For Creative Scholarship and Teaching. Read more here.

Bridget Kevane, Hispanic Studies and Latin American & Latino Studies, has been selected as the new associate dean for faculty affairs in the College of Letters and Science.  Read the announcement here.

Read about how a service project in remote Morocco is transformative for MSU students.

Read the article about how French classes opened up world for Casianne Lund. She is a recent graduate in Psychology and French & Francophone Studies, as well as an MSU Fulbright Scholar bound for Malaysia.

H. Glenn Penny, a professor of modern European history in the Department of History at the University of Iowa, presented a lecture titled "German/European Masculinity and the American West: Performing Indigeneity" on April 16 at 4pm in SUB Ballroom D.  His talk about the affinity for American Indians in German culture was part of the Letters and Science Distinguished Speakers Series.  See more information here.