Using science to predict gang killings
Studying smart phone use
Easing distraction, anxiety with brain game
Obama, Bush advisers headline MSU event
Appointing WorkLife director
Breaking ground on new structures
Retired facilities manager recognized for distinguished career
Retired MSU Infrastructure Planning and Facilities executive manager Ron Flinn was honored with the Association of Physical Plant Administrators 2015 Distinguished Leadership and Ethics award.
Sachdev to lead new MSU Division of Neuromuscular Medicine
Amit Sachdev has joined Michigan State University to become the first director of the new Division of Neuromuscular Medicine within the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology.View story photos
Grant to expand regional food businesses, increase food access
The MSU Center for Regional Food Systems has received a $450,000 grant from the Kresge Foundation to expand the Michigan Food Hub Network, a statewide learning community that helps food hubs become profitable while supplying healthy food to low-income communities in Michigan.
Carolyn Loeb: Greetings from Hong Kong
It’s a slow season here at Lingnan University in Hong Kong, but it’s not hard to imagine how its many shady nooks and patios might be filled during the school year with lively groups of students and their boisterous and intense conversations.View story photos
MSU Neighborhoods: Recipe for success
Since MSU made on-campus Neighborhoods a part of student life, students have been steadily taking advantage of all it has to offer. And it’s showing where it counts the most.
19 students receive full scholarships to attend MSU
Compelling academic programs and vast research opportunities are just a couple of the reasons 19 talented incoming scholars chose to begin their studies at MSU this fall. The newest Alumni Distinguished Scholars and University Distinguished Scholars hail from Michigan, Illinois, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Missouri, Massachusetts and New Jersey.
MSU Choral Union to hold auditions
The MSU Choral Union will hold interviews and auditions for its December performance of Handel’s epic oratorio, “Messiah,” at 6 p.m. on Sept. 9 and 16 at the Communication Arts and Sciences Building.
'So You Think You Can Dance' tickets on sale Aug. 28
The cast of “So You Think You Can Dance,” the 13-time Primetime Emmy Award-winning show, is set to perform at 7 p.m. on Nov. 22 at Wharton Center. Tickets go on sale for the show at 10 a.m. on Aug. 28.
MSU study to examine education in developing countries
MSU researcher Amita Chudgar is leading an effort to better understand why students in developing countries don't attend and stay in school. Chudgar received a $200,000 grant from the MacArthur Foundation to study the home and community life of youth in India, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.View story photos
Smart phone not a smart choice when facing depression
Depressed people who turn to their smart phones for relief may only be making things worse. A team of researchers, that included the dean of MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences, found that people who substitute electronic interaction for the real-life human kind find little if any satisfaction.View story photos