MSU Museum's 2015 Great Lakes Folk Festival Aug. 7-9
MSU Museum’s Great Lakes Folk Festival will take place Aug. 7-9. The event will showcase cultural treasures of the Midwest, along with the best of traditional artists from around the country.
‘Jersey Boys’ tickets on sale Friday
Tickets go on sale Friday for award-winning hit musical, “Jersey Boys,” the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The show will be playing Oct. 13-18 at Wharton Center’s Cobb Great Hall.
MSU High 5: Aug. 4, 2015
Here's today's MSU High 5 – a morning hello and the fastest way to get you up to speed with what's happening at Michigan State University.
Septic tanks aren't keeping poo out of rivers and lakes
The notion that septic tanks prevent fecal bacteria from seeping into rivers and lakes simply doesn’t hold water, says a new MSU study. Water expert Joan Rose and her team of water detectives have discovered freshwater contamination stemming from septic systems.View story photos
MSU names director of WorkLife Office
Michigan State University has appointed the executive director of its newly created WorkLife Office. Assuming the role of executive director and senior adviser to the provost is Barbara Roberts, who currently serves as human rights officer at the University of New Brunswick. Her appointment is effective Aug. 10.View story photos
Inaugural workshop on computing and data science to be held
MSU's newly formed Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering will host an inaugural workshop Sept. 16 -17 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center to kick off intellectual discourse on scientific computing and data science across the MSU community.
MSU veterinarian appointed to USDA advisory committee
Dan Grooms from MSU's College of Veterinary Medicine has been appointed to the USDA Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health, or SACAH, by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.View story photos
MSU fundraising exceeds $238 million for second consecutive year
For the second year in a row, private giving to Michigan State University topped $238 million, continuing the success of the $1.5 billion Empower Extraordinary capital campaign.
New executive director of MSU Value Chain Institute named
Katherine A. Franz has been named executive director of the MSU Midland Research Institute for Value Chain Creation.View story photos
Orange is the new red
Overexposure to sunlight, which is damaging to natural photosynthetic systems of green plants and cyanobacteria, is also expected to be damaging to artificial photosynthetic systems.View story photos