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  • Oyer Lecture on Communicative Sciences and Disorders: Vocology in the 21st Century (February 2018)

    Dates:

    Friday, February 23, 2018.  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Location:

    Communication Arts and Sciences Building, Room 148, 404 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    The 2018 Oyer Lecturer is Dr. Ingo Titze. Dr. Titze is an internationally known vocal scientist who will be visiting MSU to talk about vocology and it's applications in today's world.

  • Quello Center for Telecommunication Management & Law

    Location:

    406 Communication Arts Building, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The Quello Center seeks to stimulate and inform debate on the economic and social implications of media, communication and information innovations of our digital age. It pursues research that questions taken-for-granted assumptions, and seeks to collaborate with other centers of excellence in research on the social and economic implications of communication, media, and information technologies of our digital age and the policy and management issues raised by these developments.

    The scope of the center has broadened with the rise of the Internet and digital media, but its mission has continued to focus on research that will improve understanding of the choices and options affected by change in communication technologies, industries, and consumer choices. The Quello Center pursues these goals through a variety of activities, including: the conduct of rigorous interdisciplinary research; an interest in technology, policy and practice at multiple levels from local and state to national and global arenas; providing opportunities, such as symposia and conferences, to facilitate dialogue among policy makers, scholars, industry executives, and consumer interest groups; participation in other events and proceedings that evaluate important communication policy developments; and providing expertise and independent research to public and nonprofit institutions.

  • Quello Center Lecture: Vint Cerf (May 2018)

    Dates:

    May 10, 2018.  3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Location:

    Communication Arts and Sciences Building, Room 145, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    The James and Mary Quello Center is focused on stimulating and informing debate on media, communication and information policy for our digital age.  Vint Cerf is internationally recognized as “an Internet pioneer” – one of the “fathers of the Internet” – in light of his work with Bob Kahn in co-inventing Internet protocol (TCP/IP). He will be in East Lansing, Michigan, giving a Quello Lecture in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the Quello Center.

  • Security and Privacy in Online Scholarship (November 2017)

    Dates:

    November 9, 2017. 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm.

    Location:

    REAL Classroom, 3 W Instruction Room, Main Library, 366 W Circle Dr, Okemos, MI 48864

    Description:

    Scholars working on contested issues are increasingly finding themselves the target of online harassment, doxing, and hacking. This workshop will cover some of the common practices people use to harass and threaten others on the web, and will discuss some simple steps you can take to make yourself and your data safe while working publicly.

  • Sharper Focus/Wider Lens Forums (2017 - 2018)

    Dates:

    Please see the current schedule at the website below.

    Location:

    MSU Union, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    This lecture series offers students, faculty, staff and the Greater Lansing community the opportunity to grapple with important issues or questions in a trans-disciplinary format. The faculty panel will bring their unique research, teaching and writing experiences from a wide range of disciplines to explore contemporary and historical issues. Refreshments are provided.

     

  • Spartan Youth Programs Website

    Description:

    The Spartan Youth Programs Website is a catalog of the programs and activities MSU offers to preK through 12th graders on a variety of topics, including: agriculture; animal care; art, drama, and music; business; college preparation; computers; engineering; leadership skills; math and science; social studies; sports and fitness; and writing and language.

  • The Neuroscience of Communication: A Conversation (April 2018)

    Dates:

    Sunday, April 8, 2018.  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

    Location:

    Dublin Square, 327 Abbot Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823

    Description:

    What's happening in our brains when we use social media? How do our brains work to understand language? Learn about the answers to these questions and more from researchers in the MSU'S College of Communication Arts and Sciences.  Join us for a conversation on the science of communication at Dublin Square in East Lansing, Michigan.

  • Transforming the Customer Experience: Building Lifelong Customer Relationships through Innovation (May 2018)

    Dates:

    May 22 - 23, 2018.  8:30 am - 5:00 pm

    Location:

    The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, Michigan, 48910

    Description:

    Transformative customer experience programs go far beyond automating for cost reduction and reinventing processes for improved customer satisfaction.  They are the intersection of strategic marketing, out-of-the-box thinking and operational innovation. This two day program will help your organization bring together innovators, process owners and technology experts to transform the customer experience and generate dramatic growth.

  • Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting (UARC)

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    UARC provides testing and assessment of Web site and information systems design to ensure that products are usable, accessible, efficient, aesthetically pleasing from the user's perspective, and compliant with federal regulations. Services include:

    • Expert review of the usability and accessibility of your product based on pre-established criteria
    • Formal evaluation of the usability of your product by working directly with typical end-users
    • Research collaborations
    • Training in user-centered design techniques, evaluation methodologies, and accessibility compliance
    • Rental of our state-of-the art facilities for meetings, focus groups, and videoconferencing
  • World IP Day Michigan: Protecting Your Brand Globally (Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan) (April 2018)

    Dates:

    Thursday, April 26, 2018.  8:30 am - 1:00 pm.

    Location:

    MSU College of Law

    Description:

    The Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection (A-CAPP) and Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan (GB Club) are pleased to present the 1st Annual World IP Day Michigan: Protecting Your Brand Globally. World IP day is celebrated every year on April 26 in order to remember the role that intellectual property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright) play in encouraging innovation and creativity. Join us for a half day interactive program discussing how Michigan companies can play in a vital role in the world economy and share their best practices on how they protect their intellectual property. Our three panels will focus on: Packaging Challenges & Opportunities, IP Issues in E-Commerce, and Emerging Markets: Best practices for IP issues.

  • World View Lecture Series: Lynn Nottage (April 2018)

    Dates:

    April 2, 2018.  7:30 pm

    Location:

    Wharton Center Cobb Great Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage ’s plays, including Ruined and Intimate Apparel, have been produced widely, and often deal with lives of women of African descent and those forgotten voices within our society. Her most recent play, Sweat, opened on Broadway in March 2017 to rave reviews. The story follows the decades-long hard labor of its characters, whose modest livelihoods are threatened by the evaporation of manufacturing jobs in America. She is an associate professor of theater at Columbia University and a lecturer in playwriting at Yale University.

  • Writing, Information, and Digital Experience: WIDE Research Center

    Location:

    7 Olds Hall at MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    At Michigan State University, the WIDE (Writing, Information, and Digital Experience) Research Center focuses on researching and innovating experiences for emerging technologies in the Digital Humanities, including uses of social user experiences to solve social, cultural, and political problems; ways of constructing computational analytics for improving persuasive communication, and the need to create new forms of public engagement and democratic practice on a global scale. The outcomes of our research projects include publications and applications aimed at enriching these conversations. The following are our current areas of focus: Participatory Memory, Computational Rhetoric, Writing Program Assessment, Clinical Healthcare Experiences, and Legal Experiences.

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