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About Global IDEAS

Our Mission

Global Innovations in Development, Engagement, and Scholarship (Global IDEAS) catalyzes interdisciplinary thought, research, and action to solve global/grand challenges in an international development context. We facilitate communities of practice; collaborate and engage with external partners and donors; enhance opportunities for faculty and staff to conduct research, education, and engagement; and provide proposal development and project management to support MSU’s international objectives.

Our Vision

MSU faculty and staff: 

  •  are sought after by partners around the world for collaborative endeavors; 

  • have increased access to funding sources to support their engagement in international development projects;

  • develop competitive and high-quality proposals for impactful projects; and 

  • are recognized as thought leaders in the international development space and help shape dialogue. 


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Coffee Hour with Global IDEAS

These informal gatherings present an opportunity to meet Global IDEAS staff, and network with other MSU researchers engaged in international research.
  • Thursday, September 29, 4pm Room 303 of the International Center
  • Thursday, October 24, 4pm Room 303 of the International Center
  • Thursday, December 1, 4pm Room 303 of the International Center