Research Update: Experiential Learning Assessment

This update is provided by Bill Heinrich, MSU Global’s Research & Assessment Specialist. With three sets of student learning artifacts in-hand (aka data), we’re in a position to begin a more formal research project about experiential learning assessment.  Led by Bill Heinrich, a rotating team of researchers is chosen for carrying a specific assessment perspective […]

Experiential Learning Assessment


Igniting Innovation 2014 Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended this year’s Igniting Innovation event on October 3, 2014 and made it our most successful innovation showcase to date! For those of you who couldn’t join us, check out the video footage from our two featured panels and peruse the photo gallery. We also encourage anyone who attended the […]

MSU Expands Global Reach with Launch of Food Knowledge Cloud 3

Today Michigan State University launched the Food Knowledge Cloud, a new educational portal that will offer open-access courses and resources to students around the globe. MSU will build on its successful Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on food fraud as a foundation for its education portal, which has opened registration for multiple food-related MOOCs. “MSU has a […]


Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling MOOClet Coming Soon!

We’re pleased to announce a new offering, the Digital Storytelling MOOClet! A MOOC is a massive open online course, and this “mini-MOOC” is a collaboration between many faculty at MSU, including David Poulson from the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, and faculty in the Global Center for Food Systems Innovation and the AgShare Project. It […]

One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium 1

Michigan State University is thrilled to be a Founding Member of of One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium. The consortium will launch formally at the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, October 15-17. This initiative is affiliated with MSU’s Global Center for Food Systems Innovation. “This consortium is an international partnership between ICRISAT […]

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Call for Innovation Fellow Applications!

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 Spring and Summer 2015. Up to three faculty, or faculty teams, will be selected. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2014. Faculty will be notified no later than […]

PhotosynQ User Profile: Switchgrass and Biofuel

  In this series of profiles, we take a look at how users are putting the device created by the MSU Global 2014 Innovation Fellows group, PhotosynQ, to use in the lab and in the field. Find out how how the PhostynQ device, called the MultispeQ, makes taking plant measurements faster, more cost-effective, and more […]


The large, vibrant mural takes up an entire wall in the gallery, illustrating how stories are told and retold as they travel from person to person.

Nuestros Cuentos Open House Recap

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Nuestros Cuentos, “Our Stories” open house with Dr. J. Estrella Torrez on September 16! For anyone who didn’t make it to the opening, remember that the exhibit will run in in the MSU Global Gallery until October 30, 2014 and the gallery hours are from Monday – […]