On Innovation: MSU Global’s Process

MSU Global’s assessment specialist, Bill Heinrich, brings us this piece on innovation. We’re pushy and persistent. Innovating requires trial and errors, doing and reflecting. We cannot accept that we are doing more of the same and ignore our own tendencies for fatigue in the face of obstacles. MSU Global is ultimately good at reading the […]

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The Power of Story Workshop Helps Share Benefits of Urban Ag

MSU Global’s instructional technologist, Rashad Muhammad, has been leading a series of workshops on the Power of the Story with co-facilitator and operations and portfolios director of FoodPlus Detroit, Renee Wallace. The Power of Story Workshop connected Muhammad and Wallace with organizations and individuals in urban agriculture and allowed the two to teach attendees how […]


Ten Ideas for Celebrating World Water Day 2015

Sunday, March 22, 2015 marked the 23rd annual World Water Day, as designated by the United Nations General Assembly. Dr. Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Chair in Water Research at Michigan State University and MSU Global Innovation Fellow, shared ten ideas for making this year’s #WorldWaterDay special including where to go to educate yourself about how […]

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More or Less: Works by Henry Brimmer / Open House 3-31-15

HENRY BRIMMER is an Assistant Professor of Advertising + Public Relations in the MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences. He is a graphic designer, photographer, and educator. When making art, he also considers himself an artist. Brimmer arrived at MSU in 2006, and is in total disbelief to have survived the midwest this long. […]


Spring 2015 Call for Faculty Innovation Fellow Applicants

MSU Global Innovation Fellows are at the leading edge of their field, generating research and new revenue with learning and knowledge innovations. We are now accepting applications for Fall 2015. Up to three faculty, or faculty teams, will be selected. The deadline for applications is March 31, 2015. Faculty will be notified no later than May […]

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Innovation Fellow Spotlight: Global Education Certificate

We are pleased to announce the addition of a new project and two MSU Global Faculty Innovation Fellows to our 2015-2016 cohort! GLOBAL EDUCATION CERTIFICATE College of Education David Wong, Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education John Dirkx, Professor in the Department of Educational Administration Dr. Wong and Dr. […]


Meet the Students Lending Their Talents to MSU Global!

Here at MSU Global, we’re extremely grateful for our student employees. Through a wide variety of fast-paced, innovative projects and events,  MSU Global offers them an exciting, hands-on pre-professional learning experience. In return, they bring valuable fresh perspectives, enthusiasm, and skills to the table. We’d like to introduce you to our current student employees and […]

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Outcomes Within Our Reach: Update on High-Impact Learning Assessments

This update is brought to you by Bill Heinrich, MSU Global’s assessment specialist. MSU Global works with instructors (credit or non-credit) to holistically assess high-impact educational practices for more of the potential outcomes available, adding value for students, instructors/programmers, and the organizational unit. We add reflective activities in instruction plans. We help instructors develop reflection […]