Mellon grant supports values-based metrics initiative to transform higher education
MSU has received a $695,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund the Humane Metrics for the Humanities and Social Sciences, or HuMetricsHSS, initiative. HuMetricsHSS is an international partnership that supports the development and implementation of new methods for assessing the nature and quality of scholarship in the humanities and social sciences over the next 18 months.View story photos
MSU collaboration supports exhibition on the intersections of art and chemistry
A collaboration between the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum and the Midland Center for the Arts, the exhibition “Science Paints Our World: Chemistry and Art” opens in the Alden B. Dow Museum's Main Gallery, located in Midland.View story photos
Individual tickets go on sale for Wharton Center’s 2019-2020 season
Individual tickets for a large selection of shows in Wharton Center’s 2019-2020 season went on sale at 10 a.m. today.
Martina McBride's Christmas concert tour 'The Joy of Christmas' coming to Wharton
Multiple-time Grammy nominee Martina McBride announced her Christmas tour, “The Joy of Christmas,” with a stop at Wharton Center’s Cobb Great Hall on December 19.
Etienne Charles: Loving the jazz life
MSU is world class! The difference that sets MSU apart is having a full-time faculty of working musicians in the jazz industry. Another difference is the MSUFCU Jazz Artist in Residence Program which has brought numerous world-renowned artists to campus to work with our students for a week.View story photos
Wharton Center announces ‘Songwriters Sessions Retreat’
Join recording artist Morgan James and music producer Doug Wamble in a three-day songwriting retreat at Wharton Center. Limited space is available for this brand-new program for all experience levels.
There’s a dark political history to language that strips people of their dignity
Dehumanizing language often precedes genocide. One tragic example: Extreme dehumanizing language was a strong contributor to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.
Tony Award-winning musical 'Come From Away' coming to Wharton Center
Wharton Center for Performing Arts is thrilled to announce the national tour of “Come From Away,” a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world. “Come From Away” will make its Michigan debut at Wharton Center’s Cobb Great Hall for a limited engagement, September 10-15, 2019.
International publications rank Wharton Center among top theaters in the world
Two international publications rank MSU’s Wharton Center as one of the top theaters in the world based on tickets sold and gross dollar amounts.
MSU takes a neurodiverse approach to theater education
MSU's Department of Theatre has produced a first-of-its-kind play that is written specifically for an audience that is neurodiverse, which are variations in the human brain that are commonly characterized as autistic, dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, Tourette syndrome and others. The piece is called “FARM! A Musical Experience.”View story photos