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Jul 24

Conscience of the Human Spirit: The Life of Nelson Mandela

Date/Time: Monday, Jul 24 - Wednesday, Sep 13 | 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Location: C200 Snyder-Phillips Hall (2nd floor)

Department: Residential College in the Arts and Humanities

Description: Conscience of the Human Spirit: The Life of Nelson Mandela An exhibition by African-American quilters organized by the MSU Museum. All events are free and open to the public. LookOut! Art Gallery May 15–September 15, 2017 Open: M–F, noon–2 pm (noon-3 pm in September) Visit for details. Residential College in the Arts and Humanities C200 Snyder-Phillips Hall 362 Bogue Street East Lansing, MI 48825

Aug 28

Date/Time: Monday, Aug 28 | 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location: Breslin Center

Department: One Book, One Community

Description: The formal ceremony that marks the beginning of each academic year. President Lou Anna K. Simon, Provost June Pierce Youatt and representatives from each of the undergraduate degree-granting colleges will welcome you to the "pioneer land-grant university." Additionally, special guest, Saroo Brierley, author of A Long Way Home, the One Book One Community book will address you, the newest members of the MSU community. As a new student, you are REQUIRED to attend this formal ceremony.

Oct 13

Date/Time: Friday, Oct 13 - Sunday, Oct 15 | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Boston, MA

Department: Clinton Global Initiative University

Description: Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, President Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. Students create their own Commitments to Action that address issues on campus, in local communities, or around the world. Since 2008, students have made more than 6,250 commitments, and nearly $3 million in funding has been awarded to these commitment-makers through CGI U.