A glimpse of Wharton Center's 2014-2015 season
Wharton Center released a short list of upcoming 2014-2015 performances. The entire season will be announced the last week of April when Wharton Center subscribers will receive the season brochure and order form.
Global business execs take stage at MSU commencement
Indian philanthropist Azim Premji, chairman of the global information technology company Wipro Ltd., and Norman Augustine, retired CEO and chairman of the aeronautics company Lockheed Martin Corp., will speak at MSU’s spring commencement on May 2.View story photos
MSU Debate finishes in top 16 of National Debate Tournament
The MSU Debate Team finished in the top 16 at the National Debate Tournament, which ended Monday. MSU was one of six schools in the country to qualify three teams to the national competition. This was the first time since 2008 that MSU qualified three teams.
Percolating peace and prosperity
MSU's Dan Clay is Rwanda’s Juan Valdez. But unlike the fictional Valdez who merely trekked through Colombia with a mule laden with bags of coffee beans, Clay helped nurture the seeds of Rwanda’s gourmet coffee industry, thus giving the African nation a strong economic shield to protect peace and prosperity.
Ingredient safety center to be located at MSU
The food, beverage and consumer products industries, in association with the Grocery Manufacturers Association and MSU, announced the establishment of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety. An independent, academic, science-based center, CRIS will serve as a reliable and unbiased source for information, research, training and analysis on the safe use of chemical ingredients in consumer packaged goods.View story photos
Giving voice to Rwandan genocide survivors
As the world remembers the horrific genocide in Rwanda 20 years ago, an MSU scholar is helping survivors tell their stories through a book of poems.View story photos
Helping to end extreme poverty by 2030
MSU, the U.S. Agency for International Development and 31 other partner organizations have launched the U.S. Global Development Lab, hoping to reach 200 million people throughout the next five years.
MSU Law hosts symposium on school desegregation across the U.S.
The MSU Law Review will be hosting the symposium, “Pursuing the Dreams of Brown and the Civil Rights Act: A Living History of the Fight for Educational Equality” April 10-11. This is in conjunction with the yearlong Project 60/50 initiative to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education and the 50th anniversary of the passage and signing into law of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Campus bike cleanup starts May 5
The MSU Department of Police and Public Safety will perform the annual campus bike cleanup from May 5 through July 31. Bikes that are not registered with the department will be impounded whether they are attached to a bicycle rack or not. Impoundment will also include bikes that are in disrepair and not locked to a bicycle rack. Any bike in proper repair that is locked to a bicycle rack and is registered with a current and valid permit affixed will not be impounded. Students leaving campus for the summer should remove their bicycles from campus.
Faculty conversations: Brendan Mullan
Brendan Mullan, associate professor of sociology in the College of Social Science, talks about how his Irish heritage shaped his interest in international migration.View story photosView story videos