New award inspired by 50 years of service
The Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement, or CSLCE, recently introduced its newest and most prestigious award, the MSU Spartan Volunteer Service Award: A Presidential Recognition.View story photos
Can tablets help kindergartners learn math?
By the end of December, all kindergartners in the Lansing School District – more than 1,000 – will receive a PBS KIDS Playtime Pad thanks to a partnership between PBS, MSU, WKAR and the Lansing School District.View story photos
Getting excited to give back
Tom Benner stayed up past midnight to make a $50 gift to the St. Louis alumni club scholarship fund just minutes after the Give Green Day festivities kicked off. Later in the day, he made a second $50 gift to the Student Emergency Assistance Fund. Tom has seen, firsthand, how both of these scholarship funds make a difference in students’ lives.
Student veteran chosen to attend leadership institute
Scott Askew, an MSU student veteran, was selected as one of 100 students from across the country to attend the Student Veterans of America, or SVA, Leadership Institute in Dallas Oct. 19-22.View story photos
MSU dean honored for championing women in economics
Rachel Croson, dean of the College of Social Science and Foundation Professor of Economics at MSU, is the 2017 recipient of a national award honoring individuals who have furthered the status of women in the economics profession.View story photos
Wharton Center to welcome Vienna Boys Choir
The Vienna Boys Choir is returning to MSU's Wharton Center with conductor Manolo Cagnin on November 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cobb Great Hall.View story photos
Could the air you breathe be a factor in Parkinson’s?
Could the air you breathe, specifically through your nose, be a factor in the development of Parkinson’s disease? That’s a question an MSU researcher is looking to answer in a new federally funded study.View story photos
MSU to host inaugural roundtable discussion on food access
Food access will be the topic of discussion as MSU hosts its first “Our Table” event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 16 at Cristo Rey Community Center.
Should exercise be what the doctor orders for depression?
MSU and University of Michigan researchers asked 295 patients receiving treatment at a mental health clinic whether they wanted to be more physically active and if exercise helped improve their mood and anxiety. They also asked if patients wanted their therapist to help them become more active.View story photos
Michigan State uses $1.3M NSF grant to improve college and workforce readiness
MSU will use a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to help more low-income and minority high school students enroll in college.View story photos