Caitlin Vander Meulen

Some of my most memorable moments happened when I was working on my thesis. For the first time in my life, I had dedicated time to spend writing the beginning to my memoir.

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Justin Gould

I am currently a Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence Scientist at Ford Motor Company. My work is focused on Natural Language Processing (NLP)—a field which combines computer science, linguistics, statistics, and advanced mathematics to process and analyze large amounts of natural language text.

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Carter Moulton

Carter Moulton, who received a BA in Journalism with a minor in Film Studies from Michigan State University in 2011, is now a PhD candidate in Screen Cultures at Northwestern University, where he researches media industries, fandom, and transmedia tourism.

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Alumna Is the Creator and Voice Behind ‘Reba to the Rescue!’

Reba to the Rescue! is an online-based video series that airs on WKAR television during PBS Kids programming on weekdays and weekends. Cicely C. Mitchel, who graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in English and concentrations in Education and Theatre, is the creator and voice behind this animated children’s show...

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English Alum Establishes Successful Sausage Company

An English degree may seem like an unlikely career path for a culinary entrepreneur, but to Michigan State University alumnus Will Branch, his B.A. in English has proved to be the perfect ingredient upon which he built a successful artisan sausage company.

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Alumna Helping Students Succeed Beyond High School

Alumna Angela Magbag, who graduated from Michigan State University in May 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in English, is now an advisor for MSU’s College Advising Corps (MSUCAC), which places recent MSU graduates in high schools throughout the state of Michigan...

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Alumnus’ Novel ‘Bird Box’ Is a Blockbuster Hit

During the first seven days of its release, 45 million Netflix accounts worldwide watched the film Bird Box, making it the most successful first week for a Netflix film to date. The man behind the idea and The New York Times bestselling book: novelist, songwriter, and MSU College of Arts & Letters English alumnus Josh Malerman...

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