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Featured MSU Engaged Scholars

Deafness Research and Education Across Mid-Michigan

Deafness Research and Education Across Mid-Michigan

The DREAM-M Project

A team of scientists at Michigan State University has worked with community members in a compact mid-Michigan area for more than a decade to identify critical information related to genetic hearing loss ... read more

Building the Future of Technology--One Block at a Time

Building the Future of Technology—One Block at a Time

Nanotechnology Taught with Innovative Examples

How can we encourage more kids to consider careers in science and technology? Put toys in their hands and make it fun. Dean M. Aslam, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been making technology fun for kids for the past ten years, while teaching them solid scientific concepts in the process ... read more

MSU Priorities

Community and Economic Development in the 21st Century

MSU Graduates and Draths employees Sara Boles and Craig Banotai check processes in the Okemos laboratory.

MSU Chemists Create Renewable Resources Technology

Draths Corporation brings "green collar jobs", economic boost to Michigan

John and Karen Frost wear many hats. They are chemists, as well as entrepreneurs, employers, and innovative leaders in a field that has captured the mood of investors in the United States, and perhaps the world, looking for alternatives to petroleum-based products ... read more

Looking for Community Partners

Collaboration and partnership with communities are at the core of engaged scholarship. In all of its work, University Outreach and Engagement emphasizes university-community partnerships that are collaborative, participatory, empowering, systemic, transformative, and anchored in scholarship. If you are a faculty or academic staff member wanting to establish a community partnership, University Outreach and Engagement may be able to help you. Our staff and researchers have connections across the state in areas such as education, mental health, human services, business, and government. For more information, contact Burton Bargerstock, Executive Director of the Office for Public Engagement and Scholarship, at (517) 353-8977 or bb@msu.edu.


We would like to hear from you. Contact us with comments, suggestions, announcements, or "engaged scholar" project information for future e-newsletters. Send to: engaged.scholar@msu.edu.


MSU Graduate Certification in Community Engagement
This program prepares graduate students for careers that integrate scholarship with community engagement. It offers students a transcript notation indicating that they have completed the program.

Community Engagement Toolkits
Designed by the Center for Community Engaged Learning to guide and support MSU faculty, students, staff, and community partners.

Transformations in Higher Education: The Scholarship of Engagement Series
Available from Michigan State University Press

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