Posts Tagged ‘MSU Hillel’

The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Mimi Marcus

Mimi Marcus, 25, of East Lansing is the director of engagement at the Lester and Jewell Morris Hillel Jewish Student Center at Michigan State University. During her undergraduate career, Mimi formed the first Hillel at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) with the aim of bringing together students of all backgrounds to share their love of…

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The Well & JN’s 36 Under 36: Keith Schonberger

Keith Schonberger, 31, of Troy, is a patent attorney at Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane P.C. He specializes in patent prosecution for computer technologies, namely, in the areas of video coding, artificial intelligence, cloud computing and wearable devices. Keith works with global corporations and start-up enterprises alike to draft and prosecute patent applications before the…

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An Israeli innovator shows an MSU student how his product works while the student wears a VR device over his eyes.

Jewish@edu – First-Time Event

Internship leads to Israeli tech fair and new pro-Israel involvement. Kyle Zaback } jewish@edu writer It wasn’t until late sophomore year that I began seeking new opportunities to involve myself in the Jewish community at Michigan State University. Staff at the MSU Hillel approached me about applying to be the Ryan Rosman (z’l) Jewish Business…

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Josh Cooper gives Sparty a ride in one of the SKOOP pedicabs on the MSU campus.

Jewish@edu – Solving Micro-Mobility

MSU entrepreneur’s SKOOP pedicabs offer free rides, high-visibility advertising. Josh Cooper } jewish@edu writer Photos courtesy SKOOP Inc. A week into my freshman year, I, like many other students at Michigan State University, quickly had to deal with the pains of “micro-mobility.” With no car and classes more than a mile away, transportation in the…

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Online Chanukah Shopping to Benefit Hillel

Winter is coming! So, let the Chanukah shopping begin! On Nov. 9, the MSU Hillel-HCAM Online Auction goes live. With a catalogue of more than 200 items and unique experiences, gift giving is just a click away. Support of the auction impacts more than 5,000 Jewish students at MSU and on the 10 HCAM campuses…

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Candlelight Vigil for Tree of Life

Join MSU Hillel for a candlelight vigil in honor of those who have passed at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. According to the Facebook event page, the candlelight vigil will be MSU Hillel’s way of “honoring and remembering the 11 people who died in the Tree of Life synagogue shooting”. It will give…

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Looking Back At The Morrisons

From the JN Foundation Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History Writing history is often like a treasure hunt. You follow the clues wherever they may lie to try to build a complete story, and there are always unexpected discoveries. Now, I would like to think I am like Indiana Jones searching for lost artifacts…

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Metro Detroit Jews at a Poor People’s Campaign event PHOTO BY NINA CHACKER. Michigan PPC

Essay: Leading Michigan Poor People’s Campaign

Dozens of rabbis and lay leaders join together for social justice. This summer, interfaith clergy and lay leaders gathered to revitalize the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) through six acts of nonviolent civil disobedience paired with songful, impassioned rallies. Each weekly action in May and June focused on one of…

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