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Celebrating the work and life of John Duley in podcasts

Celebrating the work and life of John Duley in podcasts

September 28, 2020

John Duley—longtime activist, friend of RCAH, and Justin Morrill College professor emeritus—has celebrated his 100th birthday with a pair of podcasts.

Digitizing Creativity: RCAH’s Creative Spaces Thrive Online

Digitizing Creativity: RCAH’s Creative Spaces Thrive Online

September 25, 2020

Despite going entirely remote, RCAH’s popular LMC and Art Studio continue to serve as creative spaces where students can find help and community.

Six RCAH Faculty Promoted

Six RCAH Faculty Promoted

September 18, 2020

Celebrating the six RCAH faculty members who recently received promotions.

Building peace together in a time of remote learning

Building peace together in a time of remote learning

September 2, 2020

Stephen Esquith and Weloré Tamboura examine the recent coup in Mali and how MSU's efforts have helped build peace.

Fall 2020 Announcement from Dean Esquith

August 19, 2020

"By now you've heard that MSU is moving almost all of its undergraduate classes online, including RCAH classes. This is being done for the safety and well-being of all of us. It is the right thing to do."

Renewing, Re-Imagining, and Redressing: Message from the Dean

Renewing, Re-Imagining, and Redressing: Message from the Dean

July 1, 2020

Dean Esquith discusses plans that are being developed for returning in Fall 2020.

What is to be done?

What is to be done?

June 8, 2020

What Is To Be Done? A letter from Dean Stephen Esquith to the RCAH Community

An Interview with RCAH Sister Circle's Directors

An Interview with RCAH Sister Circle's Directors

May 27, 2020

The RCAH Sister Circle was founded to provide mentoring and a supportive community to students of color. Here we conduct an interview with the directors of the program, Professors Tama Hamilton-Wray and Sitara Thobani.

Kianna Delly wins 2020 MSUFCU RCAH Dean’s Choice Award

Kianna Delly wins 2020 MSUFCU RCAH Dean’s Choice Award

May 25, 2020

Through her work with the summer program Grit, Glam, and Guts, rising junior Kianna Delly has been presented with the MSUFCU RCAH Dean’s Choice Award.

Lauren Russell to join RCAH Faculty in Fall 2020

May 1, 2020

Lauren Russell joins RCAH in fall of 2020 as an incoming professor and Director of the Center for Poetry

Lauren Russell to join RCAH Faculty in Fall 2020

April 28, 2020

Author Lauren Russell will be joining RCAH in the Fall of 2020 as an assistant professor and Director of the Center for Poetry

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center Shares COVID-19 Video Created by RCAH, CANR, and SAWBO

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center Shares COVID-19 Video Created by RCAH, CANR, and SAWBO

April 18, 2020

"Protecting Yourself from Coronavirus," a video collaboration by three groups at Michigan State University, has been featured on the global Coronavirus Resource Center website spearheaded by Johns Hopkins University.  

Is It a War?

Is It a War?

April 6, 2020

Instead of "fighting a war," Dean Esquith says, we should be building a society to which all who contribute are equally valued.

Sharing Knowledge Globally in a Time of Crisis

Sharing Knowledge Globally in a Time of Crisis

April 6, 2020

Land-grant institutions must prepare students to be global collaborative learners and visionary change-makers. RCAH at MSU is leading this change.

Video Animates COVID-19 Protective Measures

Video Animates COVID-19 Protective Measures

March 24, 2020

Video was created by SAWBO in partnership with MSU’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Message from Dean Esquith

Message from Dean Esquith

March 20, 2020

A short note from RCAH's dean.

Students Earn MLK Jr. Advancing Inclusion through Research Award

Students Earn MLK Jr. Advancing Inclusion through Research Award

February 25, 2020

Recent RCAH graduate Arzelia Williams was the first prize winner, while RCAH senior Fallyn Richmond was awarded third prize.

Welore Tamboura: Sending a Message of Peace in Every Language

Welore Tamboura: Sending a Message of Peace in Every Language

February 12, 2020

Welore Tamboura, the first full-time visiting professor in RCAH at MSU, embraces the notion of giving back where her positive influence will make an impact.

RCAH Professor Estrella Torrez Named an Inspirational Woman of the Year

RCAH Professor Estrella Torrez Named an Inspirational Woman of the Year

February 10, 2020

RCAH Professor Estrella Torrez has been cited as an Inspirational Woman of the Year for her leadership in the area of community engagement.

RCAH’s Vincent Delgado Recognized as an MSU Global Spartan

RCAH’s Vincent Delgado Recognized as an MSU Global Spartan

February 10, 2020

RCAH's Vincent Delgado has received the Award for Outstanding Service to Education Abroad from MSU International Studies and Programs.

RCAH Professor's New Short Film To Debut at Pan African Film Festival

RCAH Professor's New Short Film To Debut at Pan African Film Festival

February 7, 2020

Professor Tama Hamilton-Wray and Jeff Wray of Film Studies Debut New Short Film in Los Angeles.

RCAH Professor John Aerni-Flessner Lauded with MSU Teacher-Scholar Award

RCAH Professor John Aerni-Flessner Lauded with MSU Teacher-Scholar Award

February 5, 2020

RCAH Professor John Aerni-Flessner has been honored with a prestigious faculty award.

RCAH's Dean Esquith Honored with Beal Award

RCAH's Dean Esquith Honored with Beal Award

February 5, 2020

RCAH Dean Stephen Esquith has been honored with the prestigious Beal Outstanding Faculty Award.

Accommodating Creativity: Blind Student ‘Thinks Outside the Box’ in Visual Arts Course

Accommodating Creativity: Blind Student ‘Thinks Outside the Box’ in Visual Arts Course

February 5, 2020

RCAH sophomore Ellie Morgan breaks the boundaries of the visual arts in Guillermo Delgado's "Yoga and Art" course.

Message from the Dean: The Common Good and DEI

Message from the Dean: The Common Good and DEI

January 29, 2020

What does "the common good" mean for RCAH and how is it connected to DEI?

Spartan Magazine Features Alumnus Kirk Mason

Spartan Magazine Features Alumnus Kirk Mason

January 27, 2020

Kirk Mason '14 appears in the current Spartan alumni magazine.

William Kentridge Works Exhibited in RCAH LookOut Gallery

William Kentridge Works Exhibited in RCAH LookOut Gallery

January 10, 2020

New RCAH LookOut Gallery Exhibit opening January 16, 2020.

Students Bring Positivity To Prison with Yoga

Students Bring Positivity To Prison with Yoga

December 11, 2019

Every Wednesday, RCAH students and Professor Guillermo Delgado lead incarcerated men in a yoga class— “somewhere positive,” as an incarcerated student calls it.

Cami Hancock Reviews Broadway Shows at Wharton

Cami Hancock Reviews Broadway Shows at Wharton

December 10, 2019

RCAH's Cami Hancock is on the media list for Wharton Center shows, and she's blogging about it for us. Read her take on Broadway Shows and more.

Advice: Returning Home for the Holidays

Advice: Returning Home for the Holidays

December 9, 2019

How do you deal with going home for the holidays when your hometown no longer feels as homey? Communications intern Chrystel Lopez '22 interviews MSU psychologist Dr. Olivia Scott for advice on handling the holiday season.

Crunch Time? More Like Coffee Time

Crunch Time? More Like Coffee Time

December 9, 2019

When you crave a cup of coffee during finals, where should you go? Communications Intern Amelia Herron '20 gives her top local picks for good coffee.

RCAH Fall Open House 2019 a Success

December 6, 2019

RCAH Annual Fall Open House was a success, with students in RCAH 111, RCAH's CLAC Program, and other RCAH courses presenting creative work throughout the evening.

New Theatre Professor Laura MacDonald Joins the RCAH Cast

November 25, 2019

New professor, Laura MacDonald, becomes apart of the RCAH family by providing students with theatre experience.

RCAH Senior Will Take Over Instagram November 15

RCAH Senior Will Take Over Instagram November 15

November 12, 2019

Follow as RCAH senior Amelia Herron takes over MSU Admissions’ Instagram story on Friday, November 15.

RCAH Sophomore Wins Mosaic Mobile Film Contest

RCAH Sophomore Wins Mosaic Mobile Film Contest

November 9, 2019

Chrystel Lopez, 19, wins first place in the Mosaic Mobile Film Competition.

My View: Is the Costume Worth It?

My View: Is the Costume Worth It?

October 26, 2019

In time for Halloween, RCAH students share their perspective on cultural appropriation, and how to combat it.

100-Year Anniversary of Bauhaus Celebrated at MSU

100-Year Anniversary of Bauhaus Celebrated at MSU

October 22, 2019

RCAH's Steve Baibak, Tessa Paneth-Pollak, Pia Banzhaf, and Carolyn Loeb all played a role in the 100th anniversary celebration of the Bauhaus movement on MSU's campus October 14-19, 2019.

RCAH and James Madison Student Arzelia Williams Named Forbes Under 30 Scholar

RCAH and James Madison Student Arzelia Williams Named Forbes Under 30 Scholar

October 18, 2019

Arzelia Williams, a student in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities and James Madison College at Michigan State University, has been selected as a Forbes Under 30 Scholar.

Don’t Fret: Freshman Advice is Here!

Don’t Fret: Freshman Advice is Here!

October 11, 2019

Make freshman year a little bit easier with these tips on surviving your first year of college.

‘Something needs to be done’: RCAH Students Attend Local Climate Strike

‘Something needs to be done’: RCAH Students Attend Local Climate Strike

October 9, 2019

The climate strike, organized by Sunrise Lansing, brought together people from all walks of life, including several RCAH students Lansing was one of many cities across the globe that participated in a day of climate strikes, led by climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Year 13—A Saddle Point for RCAH

Year 13—A Saddle Point for RCAH

August 27, 2019

Instead of fearing what’s to come, as if every day were Friday the 13th or, alternatively, hoping that year 13 will be our “lucky day,” I suggest we think of RCAH 13 in terms of another image: a saddle. Read why....

Arzelia Williams: When Perception is Not Reality

June 21, 2019

RCAH student Arzelia Williams writes about her experiences in the United Arab Emirates for MSU Today

RCAH Professor’s ‘Becoming Beautiful’ Shows Transformative Magic of Ballroom Dance

June 20, 2019

Read about Joanna Bosse, her book, and her subsequent documentary

Review: ‘Break the Chain’ Educates and Inspires

Review: ‘Break the Chain’ Educates and Inspires

April 9, 2019

RCAH graduating senior Charlotte Baykian gives her take on the 'Break the Chain' documentary, co-directed by RCAH alumnus Kirk Mason.

‘Don’t Be Afraid to Take Big Risks’: Interview with Filmmaker Kirk Mason

‘Don’t Be Afraid to Take Big Risks’: Interview with Filmmaker Kirk Mason

April 9, 2019

Read about Kirk Mason (RCAH '15) and his award-winning documentary 'Break the Chain'

RCAH Center for Poetry Announces Ninth Annual Balocating Prize for Poetry

RCAH Center for Poetry Announces Ninth Annual Balocating Prize for Poetry

February 26, 2019

The Annie Balocating Prize for Poetry began in 2011 in honor of Annie Balocating (1979-2018), a poet and alumna of the former Residential Option in Arts and Letters (ROIAL) program at Michigan State University.

Artists sought for seventh annual exhibition & teaching residency

June 7, 2017

Applicants are sought for Perspectives on African-American Experience: Emerging Visions. Read more.