Hosting Ryan Coogler
Introducing College of Music's 2014-15 season
Holding Choral Union auditions
Josh Dargavell: Lunch with Bones
Welcoming Jemele Hill
Taking center stage
The business of music
College of Music students are thriving as not only musicians but also as budding entrepreneurs thanks to the new Withrow Career Building Endowment in the College of Music, created by long time donors and supporters Jack and Dottie Withrow.View story photos
College of Music introduces its 2014-15 season
Mid-Michigan is in for a treat this fall as the MSU College of Music presents an extraordinary season with the added bonus of hosting events in Cook Recital Hall and Fairchild Theatre — both recently reinvented to augment sound quality, comfort and views.
One Book, One Community hosts Ryan Coogler, screens 'Fruitvale Station'
This year's One Book, One Community program is not only offering students and community members a menu of literary work, but cinematic work as well. One of the three selections this year, the film "Fruitvale Station" by director Ryan Coogler, is based on a true story of a 22-year-old black man who was killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer on a subway platform in Oakland, California. On Sept. 2, Coogler will visit MSU.View story photos
Reading ‘Fifty Shades’ linked to unhealthy behaviors
Young adult women who read “Fifty Shades of Grey” are more likely than nonreaders to exhibit signs of eating disorders and have a verbally abusive partner, finds a new study led by an MSU researcher.View story photos
2014 One Book, One Community program kicks off Aug. 25
MSU and the city of East Lansing will host three influential voices on the continuing struggle for racial equality during the annual One Book, One Community program this fall, starting with its kickoff Aug. 25. This is the first time in the program’s 13-year history in which more than one selection was chosen and a non-written piece was featured.View story photos
Learning about civil rights first-hand from U.S. Rep. John Lewis
“March Book One,” written by U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., is this year’s One Book, One Community selection for the City of East Lansing and MSU. Lewis, the only living “Big Six” leader of the American civil rights movement, will be in East Lansing on Aug. 25 at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center to talk about his experiences as a key figure in the civil rights movement.View story photos
MSU Choral Union to hold auditions
The MSU Choral Union will hold interviews and auditions for its fall 2014 season at 6 p.m. Sept. 3 and 10 in the Communication Arts and Sciences Building. The Choral Union is a large mixed chorus of 125 to 150 voices designed to bring the campus and community together.
Bill VanPatten: Language of Success
As a scientist in the department, I’m interested in how language grows in the mind/brain, and what the constraints are on that. And then what implications there may be for language instruction.View story photosView story videos
Paige Hook: Passion for Bridging Cultures
Coming to MSU with a background in French, English and Italian, recent graduate Paige Hook was drawn to the College of Arts & Letters by its rich sense of community, resources and stimulating curriculum. Settling on a double major in English and French, Paige found a path that supported her interests.View story photosView story videos
Annual Great Lakes Folk Festival to take place Aug. 8-10
New programs will take place this year at the MSU Museum’s annual Great Lakes Folk Festival, Aug. 8-10 in downtown East Lansing.