Students design wheelchair-friendly snow removal prototypes
Approximately 500 MSU students took on the challenge of designing a prototype that would allow Michael Johnson, a sports car racer who uses a wheelchair, to remove snow from his driveway.View story photos
MSU Broad to showcase ‘Andy Warhol: A Day in the Life’
“Andy Warhol: A Day in the Life,” on view until May 6 at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, or MSU Broad, showcases one of the 20th century’s most important and iconic artists, using works from the MSU Broad’s permanent collection.View story photos
Zhou Tian nominated for Grammy for classical work
An associate professor of composition at the Michigan State University College of Music is in the running to receive a Grammy for a contemporary classical piece he wrote for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.View story photos
Celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Beginning Jan. 13, MSU will host a series of free events as part of the university’s 38th annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative celebration. The greater Lansing community is invited to join MSU students, faculty and staff members in activities and service projects that honor King’s legacy.
Prabu David: Creative problem solving
If innovation is the engine of the knowledge economy, creative problem solving is the fuel. While excellence in writing, design, communication and critical thinking are still in demand, when employers are asked what they would like to see in our students, creative problem solving rises to the top.View story photos
MSU uses $1.5M Mellon Foundation grant to build massive slave trade database
MSU, supported by nearly $1.5 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will create a unique online data hub that will change the way scholars and the public understand African slavery.View story photos
College of Music hosts tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.
The MSU College of Music presents two performances of its annual concert celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Jan. 14 in MSU Auditorium’s Fairchild Theatre.
MSU Choral Union to hold auditions
The MSU Choral Union will hold interviews and auditions for its upcoming season at 6 p.m., Jan. 10 and 17
Gary Bente: Endless possibilities
A new lab focused on the interdisciplinary study of the effect of virtual reality experiences on human interaction has found a brick-and-mortar home within the MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences.View story photosView story videos
Mehrdad Sedaghat Baghbani: Bridging two cultures
Living “in-between” is not easy, but MFA graphic design student Mehrdad Sedaghat Baghbani is using that to his advantage by leveraging his multinational experiences and graphic design background to make the most of living within two vastly different cultures.View story photos