Kodi Lee goes to college
Kodi Lee, who captured America’s heart and won “America’s Got Talent” with his piano prowess and passionate singing, spent a week this summer at MSU, participating in the College of Music’s fourth annual summer piano festival specifically designed to benefit advanced music students who are on the autism spectrum.View story photos
Community conversation explores displacement and racism
Michigan State University Libraries will host a community conversation to address questions of home, root causes of displacement and how structural racism shapes economic inequality, an event in support of the 2019 One Book, One Community initiative. It will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23 in the Green Room (4 West) in the Main Library.
Disney's Aladdin takes a magic carpet ride to East Lansing
Aladdin’s journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. This new production features a full score, including the five cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning soundtrack and more written especially for the stage.View story photos
Visiting Artists-Scholars to Focus on Race, Gender and Power in Afrofuturism
The College of Arts and Letters will welcome artist-scholars John Jennings and Stacey Robinson to campus Sept. 23-27 to engage students and faculty in conversations about race, gender and power in Afrofuturism.View story photos
MSU Broad exhibit explores memory and transformation
This will be the first exhibition to bring these different works together in conversation, expanding and reinforcing their evocative power, while also creating more opportunities for exploration and engagement.
Wharton announces collaborative 'Dr. Fox and the Impossible Cure for Death'
imáGen is a collaboration between Wharton Center Institute for Arts and Creativity and MSU College of Arts and Letters. This unique program calls for new musical theatre works, selects one show for that year’s program and then produces a staged concert in three short weeks. This year, the musical chosen is “Dr. Fox and the Impossible Cure for Death.”View story photos
Critical race studies residency program begins third year
MSU’s College of Arts and Letters’ Critical Race Studies Residency program is bringing two new artists to campus for the 2019-2020 academic year.View story photos
MSU College of Music kicks off 2019-20 season
MSU’s College of Music announces the 2019-2020 music season “A Season of Celebrations” that will showcase milestones for some of the college’s most recognizable series and programs.
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