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Justice system chips away at women's rights
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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.
Funds renewed for Student Support Services Program
Following a national competition, Michigan State University has been awarded a highly competitive grant from the U.S. Department of Education for the 2015 – 2020 Student Support Services Program. MSU will receive $659,582 each year of the grant cycle, allowing for the continuation of the university’s TRIO SSS Program, an initiative that has fostered the academic and professional development of students since it was first awarded to MSU in 1973.View story photos
Lisa Bright: It’s a Brick . . . Outhouse
The summer field season has continued to be busy. Last Monday, while making our routine monitoring rounds of the north campus infrastructure improvements construction site, we noticed a concentration of bricks and dark soil near the MSU Museum.View story photos
Michigan’s roads supplant schools on fix-it wish list
For the first time, Michigan residents say the condition of the state’s roads is a bigger problem than its education system, according to MSU's latest State of the State Survey.View story photos
Is Michigan's economy back?
Although consumer confidence in Michigan is nearing record highs, the economy still lags in some respects, indicates the latest State of the State Survey from MSU.View story photos
New director named for MSU ingredient safety center
Michael Holsapple has been named director of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety at Michigan State University. CRIS is an independent, academic, science-based center within MSU’s Institute for Integrative Toxicology whose mission is to serve as a reliable and unbiased source for information on the safe use of chemical ingredients in consumer-packaged goods.View story photos
MSU research associate receives postdoctoral fellowship
MSU research associate Nina Lany was named a 2015 Arnold O. Beckman postdoctoral fellow by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman foundation.View story photos
Who’s choosing schools of choice in Michigan?
Students who participate in Michigan’s increasingly popular schools of choice program are more likely to be black, poor and academically weaker than their peers, indicates new research led by an MSU education scholar.View story photos
A present that drives the future
The MSU Foundation, which supports reinvestment to support MSU's research enterprise, recently supported the naming of six faculty researchers as MSU Foundation Professors, which includes supplemental research funding.
MSU is in the syrup business
MSU is tapping into the expertise of researchers through the development of Spartan Pure Maple Syrup. The Department of Forestry used roughly 2,000 sugar maple trees covering 70 acres at the Fred Russ Forest in Decatur, Michigan, to create a product that’s available to the public.View story photos