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“MLK and MSU: A Shared International Vision?”
Thursday, January 20, on the third floor of the International Center from 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sponsored by International Studies and Programs (ISP). This program features two keynote speakers:
David Wiley, director of MSU’s African Studies Center and professor of sociology, will outline the international vision of Dr. King and will highlight MSU’s role in working to destroy apartheid. Dr. Wiley’s talk is entitled “The Implications Today of the International Vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” Dr. Wiley serves as co-director of both the National Consortium for Study in Africa and the African Media Program.
Robert Green, keynote speaker, worked for Dr. King in the 1960s as education director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, will share thoughts about Dr. King and his legacy. Dr. Green was the first African-American to receive tenure in MSU’s College of Education and later, he was named dean of the College of Urban Development, became MSU‘s first African American dean. He is a nationally known scholar on school reform and urban issues.
A question and answer/discussion session will conclude the program. One topic that may be addressed is “What do we need to do today to realize Dr. King’s vision for the world?”
The luncheon event includes a complimentary sandwich buffet that starts at 11:45 a.m. Presentations begin at noon.
“One Man’s Burden: A People’s Passion: Reflections on Global Challenges and Local Responses”
Thursday, January 20, in A230 Life Sciences Building from 11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the College of Nursing and Department of Human Nutrition.
Wells Hall Movies
Friday, January 21 through Sunday, January 23.
The Forgotten at 7:30 and 9:20 p.m.
*Special showing in Conrad Auditorium (rm. 102) Friday at 8 p.m.
The Corporation (ELFS) at 7 and 9:15 p.m.
Ladder 49 at 7:15 and 9:30 p.m.
Innocence: Ghost in the Shell 2 at 7:10 and 9 p.m.
“Ring World” Sky Show
Friday, January 21 and Saturday, January 22 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 23 at 4 p.m.
Now that the Cassini spacecraft has successfully dropped into Saturn orbit, we are on the verge of a flood of new discoveries. The accompanying Huygens probe is scheduled to attempt a landing on Saturn’s moon Titan. Ring World is produced by NASA and narrated by John Billingsley of Star Trek: Enterprise.
International Coffee Hour
Friday, January 21, in Spartan Rooms B and C of the International Center from 4 – 6 p.m.
Sponsored by International Studies and Programs (ISP). The weekly event is hosted by the Office for International Students and Scholars and will focus on the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As part of the gathering, “MLK: The Making of a Holiday—1990,” a 45-minute video about the development of the MLK holiday will be shown. The International Coffee Hour is a great place to make friends, be involved and start the weekend, coffee is free
Latin Xplosion 2005, “Nuestras Raises” (Our Roots)
Saturday, January 22, at the MSU Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.
“Unlock Your Dreams and Discover Your Future”
Friday, January 21, at the Campus Center in the International Center from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Free event.
9 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Greg Hoeflicker presents – Dreams 101: 7 Life Changing Secrets from your Subconscious Mind. Plus, tarot card readings, psychics, palm readers and handwriting analysis until 1 a.m.
In this program, you will be educated and motivated to: Learn how to be truly relaxed despite the weight of pressing issues, like studies and career goals; how truly successful people command their ability to mentally focus; to specifically relax the body and mind; understand that true success comes from a positive attitude and a focused mind; and how to change negative, fear-filled neuro-brain pathways (habits) into new, growth-filled, risk-taking, confident, life-enjoying, excellence reaching, positive brain pathways for living a relaxed and enjoyable life
“All I Need Is One Mic” Open Mic Extravaganza
Saturday, January 22 at the Campus Center in the International Center from 10 p.m – 2 a.m. Free event.
The first 350 students can make a tie-dye T-shirts, free coffee bar while supplies last and open mic entertainment all night long.
“Romeo and Juliet”
Sunday, January 23 at the Wharton Center at 7 p.m.
The beloved three-act ballet direct from Russia, based on the tragedy by William Shakespeare. Tickets $20 – 37.
Dave Rosi Book Signing
Sunday, January 23 at Barnes and Noble (Grand River location) at 7 p.m.
Author of For Love, That’s All.

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