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JMC and MSU Libraries welcome Inaugural Stephen O. Murray Scholar in Residence

JMC and MSU Libraries welcome Inaugural Stephen O. Murray Scholar in Residence

January 19, 2022 - Beth Brauer

2022 marks the inaugural year of the Stephen O. Murray Scholar in Residence Program at Michigan State. Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, an associate professor at American University, whose scholarship focuses on the intersectionality of race, sexuality, gender, migration and religion, is honored to be selected as the first scholar to explore the archives and raise the torch that bears Murray’s name.

Deans' message to JMC community

January 18, 2022

This weekend’s hostage standoff at Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas was frightening and traumatic to members of our community. Each instance of violence that appears to target a specific community can send shockwaves that are felt by many — particularly those who identify with the victims closest to the tragedy.

Faculty voice: Moving the needle of justice

Faculty voice: Moving the needle of justice

January 14, 2022 - Brian Johnson and Beth Brauer

February 11th will mark the 57th anniversary of Dr. King’s visit to MSU. How much has changed since that day? How has Dr. King’s vision for America materialized?

MSU's Lisa Cook nominated to Federal Reserve board

MSU's Lisa Cook nominated to Federal Reserve board

January 14, 2022 - Kim Ward

MSU economist and professor Lisa D. Cook today was nominated by President Joe Biden to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. If confirmed, Cook will be the first Black woman to serve on the on board in its 108-year history.

International relations expert and economist elected to Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago board

January 12, 2022 - Kim Ward

James Madison College's Lisa D. Cook has been elected to the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

Recognize International Human Rights Day by Supporting the Work of the JMC Human Rights Lab

December 10, 2021

December 10th is International Human Rights Day. JMC celebrates this day by recognizing the work of the JMC Human Rights Lab

Matching Gift Received to Boost Support for Career Exposure Programs

December 3, 2021

JMC has launched a fundraising campaign to the Career Exposure program. Gifts made in December will be matched one to one by an anonymous donor until a $3,000 campaign challenge is met.

Giving Tuesday: JMC Career Exposure Program Campaign

November 30, 2021

JMC’s Career Exposure Programs bring current students face to face with alumni to see the potential and power of their Madison degree. Please make your most generous donation to support scholarships for students to attend a Career Exposure Program.

Hispanic Heritage Month Alumni Reflections

Hispanic Heritage Month Alumni Reflections

September 14, 2021

Jesús Arzola-Vega (IR, Economics ‘15), Kenya Sanchez Vicarte (IR '17), and David Treviño (SRP '12) provide a glimpse of their lives post-Madison and reflect on some of their fondest JMC memories.

Interview with JMC New Dean Dr. Cameron Thies

Interview with JMC New Dean Dr. Cameron Thies

August 16, 2021

Dean Cameron Thies provides some background on himself and his vision for JMC in the coming years.

In Memoriam: Dr. Robert F. Banks (1936 - 2021)

In Memoriam: Dr. Robert F. Banks (1936 - 2021)

August 13, 2021

The Madison community recently received the sad news that Dr. Robert F. Banks, MSU's former Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources, and former professor, advisor, and Dean of James Madison College, passed away on July 22nd.

Four JMC Faculty Members Receive Waltzer Teaching Excellence Awards

July 1, 2021

James Madison College professors Gene Burns, Melissa Fore, Kirstin Hasler Brathwaite, and Benjamin Lorch were recently selected by the Faculty Affairs Committee to receive Ken and Sandy Waltzer Teaching Excellence Awards.

Alumnus Spotlight: Jessica Ayoub

Alumnus Spotlight: Jessica Ayoub

June 30, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Ayoub (SRP, PTCD '13) (she/her/hers) Public Engagement Strategist, ACLU of Michigan

Alumnus Spotlight: Olivia Hunt

Alumnus Spotlight: Olivia Hunt

June 30, 2021

Alumnus Spotlight: Olivia Hunt (IR, Japanese ‘05) (she/her/hers) Senior Policy Counsel, National Center for Transgender Equality

Alumnus Spotlight: Andi Salinas

Alumnus Spotlight: Andi Salinas

June 30, 2021

Alumnus Spotlight: Andi Salinas (CCP, SRP, '13) (they/their/theirs) Youth Well-Being Manager, Human Rights Campaign

Dr. Cameron G. Thies recommended as dean of James Madison College

Dr. Cameron G. Thies recommended as dean of James Madison College

June 8, 2021

Michigan State University Provost Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D., is recommending Cameron G. Thies as the next dean of James Madison College. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2021, pending approval by the Michigan State University Board of Trustees.

Professor Louise Jezierski Receives Urban Affairs Association’s Distinguished Service Honor Roll

May 7, 2021

Professor Louise Jezierski was recently named of one of sixteen inductees into the 2021 Urban Affairs Association (UAA) Distinguished Service Honor Roll. Since 2013, UAA has awarded the Distinguished Service Honor Roll to the most impactful leaders who have contributed outstanding service to the association.

Alumnus Richard Cordray Named Head of Federal Student Aid

Alumnus Richard Cordray Named Head of Federal Student Aid

May 4, 2021

Richard Cordray, former Ohio Attorney General and former head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has been appointed to serve as the top official overseeing the federal government's portfolio of student loans and array of financial aid programs.

JMC Faculty Members Publish Book

May 3, 2021

Professors Norman Graham, Folke Lindahl, and Timur Kocaoglu recently published, "Making Russia and Turkey Great Again? Putin and Erdogan in Search of Lost Empires and Autocratic Power."