Going Global

\”Siyazama: Traditional Arts, Education and AIDS in South Africa\” May-June The Siyazama (Zulu for \”we are trying\”) Project uses traditional and contemporary artistic expression to document the realities of HIV/AIDS; to open lines of communication about the virus and to establish a model for collaborations among artists, educators and health practitioners. For more information, contact […]

Going Global

\”Siyazama: Traditional Arts, Education and AIDS in South Africa\” All Month The Siyazama (Zulu for \”we are trying\”) Project, uses traditional and contemporary artistic expression to document the realities of HIV/AIDS; to open lines of communication about the virus and to establish a model for collaborations among artists, educators and health practitioners. For more information, […]

Uprooted Strength

Natural disasters have become a trend. If we haven’t ventured down to the Gulf Coast to brave the conditions and contribute to relief efforts, we’ve witnessed the effects on television, we’ve seen the pictures. If we haven’t spoken with victims in New Orleans or known someone with some connection to the recent disaster, we’ve read […]

Going Global

\”Siyazama: Traditional Arts, Education and AIDS in South Africa\” All Month The Siyazama (Zulu for \”we are trying\”) Project, uses traditional and contemporary artistic expression to document the realities of HIV/AIDS; to open lines of communication about the virus and to establish a model for collaborations among artists, educators and health practitioners. For more information, […]

Going Global

Dateline: Gondwana – New Fossil Discoveries from Tanzania Wednesday, Feb. 1, All day, MSU Museum – West Gallery New fossil finds help reveal how life evolved on the ancient Southern Hemisphere supercontinent, Gondwana. The exhibit profiles ongoing MSU Museum fieldwork in Tanzania, East Africa. For more information, contact pr@museum.msu.edu or call (517)355-2370. Study Abroad Fair […]

Set Free in Dachau

The day was ironically bright and sunny with clouds slowly rolling overhead and tree leaves floating in the gentle breeze. Walking down the winding trail that led to the entrance of the camp, the roughness of gravel grinding under my thin, tattered sandals competed with the heavy pressure in my chest that seemed to grate […]

Brought to Light

Anyone can take a picture. Anyone can slide a set of vacation snapshots into a dusty old photo album and tuck it away for safekeeping. However, when it comes to capturing the essence of a certain place, framing the perfect scene and displaying a distinct message through the lens of a camera, these images are […]

Travel With A Purpose

Trav•el, v., 1. to go from one place to another, as by car, train, plane, or ship; take a trip. n., 1. a movement through space that changes the location of something.[quote2] However defined, the word travel can mean something different to anyone who’s ever hiked, driven or flown anywhere in the world. It’s a […]

Worldwide Talent

[talent0] Tipping her black hat, Jamii Nesbitt skipped down the steps and took center stage as everyone anticipated what her energy had in store. With knees to the ground and her back to the audience, she waited for the music to begin. As hip hop rhythms sprung Nesbitt into action, her dynamic attitude and explosive […]

Lost In Frustration

Julie Crane was blown away by the magnificent views at Machu Picchu. She appreciated the hospitality of her Peruvian host family. She enjoyed escaping the Michigan winter and discovering the beaches of Lima. Despite an unexpected addition to her itinerary, she said she would do it again in a heartbeat.[peru1] “I’m an adventurous person,” said […]