Tag Archives: international

MSU, Finland partners receive $3.6M grant to study science learning

More students need to feel motivated and excited about learning science if the United States is going to succeed in producing a more scientifically literate workforce. Michigan State University researchers hope to make that happen by testing the best ways to improve learning experiences in high school. The team is using a $3.6 million grant… Read More »

Paine named assistant dean for international studies

Professor Lynn Paine is now leading the Michigan State University College of Education’s efforts to promote international study and engagement. Paine, a distinguished scholar and teacher educator, became assistant dean for international studies on Aug. 16, 2015. She oversees the Office of International Studies in Education (OISE), which facilitates a range of internationally focused programs… Read More »

MSU to help train school leaders in Azerbaijan

Michigan State University has partnered with a growing university in Azerbaijan to improve training for that nation’s education leaders. The ADA University (formerly Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy) plans to offer its first master’s degrees in K-12 and higher education administration starting in fall 2016. Scholars from the MSU College of Education are using a $2.5 million… Read More »

MSU study to examine education in developing countries

Michigan State University researcher Amita Chudgar is leading an effort to better understand why students in developing countries don’t attend and stay in school. Chudgar received a $200,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation to study the home and community life of youth in India, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. It will be the first in-depth… Read More »

MSU ranks 19th for education worldwide

Michigan State University ranks 19th among hundreds of universities around the globe in the field of education, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject released today. Quacquarelli Symonds, or QS, known for its overall world ranking of universities, has published annual rankings of institutions by popular subject areas for five years. Criteria include… Read More »

Students receive new study abroad scholarships

Five College of Education students participating in study abroad programs this summer will have a portion of their costs covered thanks to a new scholarship program. Dean Donald E. Heller recently presented the awards to the students, who were selected from a pool of nearly 30 applicants. The college is working to increase the rate… Read More »