Do you love travel and opportunities to learn about different cultures? Consider Study Away! opportunities for the upcoming academic year, 2014-15. For those who crave adventure and want to stretch their world knowledge, we invite you to read about the life-changing experiences shared in this journal submitted by Kristin & Julie (MS Counseling majors), Becky (Masters in … [Read more...] about Consider Study Away!
One of the true joys of teaching at a university, or anywhere for that matter, is the experience of learning something new from one of your students. No matter how much we may think we know, there is always something new to discover, and our university students provide us with that opportunity for new discovery on a daily basis. It was the inspiring work of one such student … [Read more...] about CLSE Student Shares Experiences from Costa Rica
When the words “Study Away” hit your ears, what are the first things you think of? Too much time? Too much money? Too much commitment? Slowing down your four-year graduation plan? Well good news! Opportunities abroad DO exist for people with more personal, time, academic, or financial restrictions. Have you heard about the short term, faculty led trip this upcoming summer to … [Read more...] about Want to Study Away?
In the world of today, examples of true collaboration are difficult to find. The Ozarks Educational Research Initiative (OERI) is an example of local school districts and researchers from the College of Education meeting this challenge in a very meaningful way. In our society, we often say we value collaboration and teamwork; yet, in reality, collaboration provides a … [Read more...] about Collaboration in the Ozarks: 19 School Districts and MSU College of Education Work to Improve Educational Outcomes for PreK-12 Students
Often we hear about the wonders of having "summers off" as a faculty member, and our friends or family will express their envy of such a life. Yet, faculty members know the reality of the situation is that their summers are often not their own....even if they are not teaching in the summer. In that regard, I wanted to share some of the summer activities of faculty members in … [Read more...] about What do university faculty members DO with their “summers off”?