Join Team Global: We’re Hiring an Experienced Instructional Designer   Recently updated !

Please spread the word – MSU Global is seeking an instructional designer/ user experience designer to be located in East Lansing, Michigan. This is a 12-month academic specialist position. You can view the complete Curriculum Development posting and apply on the MSU Applicant Page. Search for position #0752. This position supports the entrepreneurial activities of the University […]

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Crossing Borders Exhibit Open House 1-20-15

CROSSING BORDERS features select pieces of Dylan Miner’s work from two projects that are influenced by Indigenous history and culture. They explore themes of collaboration between art and community, while prompting us to think about how we can become active participants in building a better society.


Crossing Borders: Interview with Artist & Activist Dylan Miner

DYLAN MINER is a border-crossing artist, activist, and scholar. He is Associate Professor in the Residential College of Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University, where he coordinates a new Indigenous contemporary art initiative and is adjunct curator of Indigenous Art at the MSU Museum. Miner’s exhibit, CROSSING BORDERS, opens in the MSU Global Gallery on […]

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MSU Global Announces New Innovation Fellows

MSU Global is bringing several Faculty Innovation Fellows on board starting in January 2015 – some are new, and some are ongoing collaborators that we are formalizing in the Fellows program. Stay tuned for more information about their projects in early 2015. Want to know more about our Innovation Fellows program? Read more here. Jeno […]


Changing the World through Storytelling

In this interview, Kurt Stepnitz, Senior Photographer for MSU Communication and Brand Standards and current MSU Global Creative Fellow, talks to editorial intern Stephanie Hernandez McGavin about “the global problems faced by people every day and what MSU is doing to fix them.” His exhibit, The University Photographer: Behind the Camera at MSU is on […]

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Innovation Research Project

Innovation Research at MSU

What is Innovation? In 2014-2015 we take an adventurous step toward an answer to this very important question. Through research, workshops, reflection, and action, MSU Global’s best innovative processes will be made visible and apparent to our selves and one another.  Our goals are to a) Better understand the innovation process we use; b) Become […]


Spartans Without Borders in Merida, Mexico

Spartans Without Borders (SWOB) recently returned from ten days in Merida, Mexico, where they partnered with Casa De Descanso de los Abuelos (a home for older adults) and Solyluna (an organization that address needs of children with disabilities) to help improve the quality of life for the marginalized populations that these organizations serve, the aging and the disabled. […]

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Kurt Stepnitz: Interview with the University Photographer 3

  Kurt Stepnitz is a Senior Photographer for Michigan State University Communications and Brand Strategy. In light of his upcoming Creative Fellow Open House in the MSU Global Gallery on November 11, 2014, we took the liberty of asking him some questions about his creative process, the pieces that resonate most from him, and where he […]