Student Highlights

maxresdefault.jpg2018 Citizen Scholars Showcase Video

The Citizen Scholars Annual Showcase provides an opportunity for our students to share their research, creative activities, and experiences with their peers, our faculty, and the public. Offered near the end...

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crick_thumb.jpgStudent Uses Poetry to Shed Light on Native American Rights Issues

English major and Citizen Scholar Abbie Crick has always had poetry in her life. “I’ve been writing poetry since I could hold a pencil,” she said. As she got older...

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cs_publicart_thumb.jpgCitizen Scholars Install Sexual Assault Awareness Public Art

Students from the College of Arts & Letters Citizen Scholars Program recently proposed and installed a public art piece, titled Reweaving our Social Fabric: Fiber Installation to Promote Sexual Assault Awareness and Healing, in downtown...

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2ndyear.jpgMSU Citizen Scholars Program - 2nd Year Experience

Students from the inaugural year of the MSU College of Arts & Letters Citizen Scholars program reflect back on how the program has changed them as...

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man in black shirt talking and gesturing with his hands while talking with a dark haired woman with hands folded under her chin and a jean jacketCourse Helps to Save Wildlife Through Interdisciplinary Collaboration

An experiential, interdisciplinary, and entrepreneurial problem-based class, Michigan State University’s Snares to Wares course explores issues...

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steffans.jpgApparel and Textile Design Student Places Second in National Competition

Allison Steffen, a junior Apparel and Textile Design major and Citizen Scholar, received second place and a $2,500 scholarship in a national design competition that...

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girl with NYC skyline in background, fallon_thumb2.jpgStudent Interns with 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

Since high school, Lindsey Mutz has had a goal of interning for NBC’s The Tonight Show. The Michigan State University sophomore turned that goal into a reality this past fall when she...

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Citizen Scholars Events thumbnail.jpgCitizen Scholars Learn from Unique Forms of Artistic and Cultural Expression

During their first semester at Michigan State University, students in the Citizen Scholars program were exposed to unfamiliar forms of artistic and cultural expression and asked...

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tiffanie_Thumb.jpgCitizen Scholar Gains Inspiration from Study Abroad to Italy

With help of a generous scholarship from the Citizen Scholars program, sophomore Tiffanie Quinn spent four weeks this past summer studying abroad with the...

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Group of people posing for a picture together in front of a white buildingCitizen Scholars Class Offers Better Understanding of the Middle East

In a time when Arab and Islamic communities often face hostility and discrimination and are simply misunderstood, one Citizen Scholars class seeks to create greater awareness and ...

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Lindsey Mutz, Citizen Scholar Michigan State UniversityQ&A with Lindsey Mutz

Film Studies and English double major Lindsey talks about community engagement and becoming a global citizen through the Citizen Scholars program.

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spotlight.jpgThe Citizen Scholars Student Experience

Take the journey inside the new Citizen Scholars Program at Michigan State University's College of Arts & Letters.  Citizen Scholar aspirants discuss why they joined...

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