Packaging everything from rockets to coffee
MSU has long been heralded as the nation’s top packaging school – the first of its kind when established in 1957 and the only doctoral packaging program in the nation.View story photos
Marek earns Honorable Mention All-America honors
MSU senior Nicole Marek (Grosse Ile, Mich.) has been selected as a Pocock Honorable Mention All-American by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association.
Engler selects new MSU athletic director
MSU Interim President John Engler appointed Bill Beekman as MSU’s athletic director pending approval of the Board of Trustees during a special meeting on July 17. Beekman has served as interim athletic director since February.View story photos
Beverly Meeder, a clerk receptionist at McDonnel Hall, died July 11. Meeder joined the staff in 1964 and retired in 1989.
MSU upgrading campus water system infrastructure
Michigan State University will double its water storage capacity and improve the quality of water flowing through its distribution system with construction of a new water treatment plant and storage tank.View story photos
Former Spartan head coach Darryl Rogers passes away
Former MSU football head coach Darryl Rogers, who led the Spartans to the 1978 Big Ten championship, passed away on Wednesday, July 11. He was 84 (1934-2018).
IceCube neutrinos point toward long-sought cosmic ray accelerator
An international team of scientists, including an MSU physicist, has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel unhindered for billions of light years from the most extreme environments in the universe to Earth.View story photosView story videos
College of Music hosts summer program for pre-college students on the autism spectrum
MSU’s College of Music will host its third annual summer piano festival specifically designed to benefit advanced music students who are on the autism spectrum.View story photos
College of Education director named emerging leader
Jake Lathrop, director of human resources and facilities for the MSU College of Education, has been named an emerging leader.View story photos
A fruitful summer
Ever had a Saskatoon berry? Up until last week, I had never even heard of them, let alone eaten one. Thanks to a subscription to a weekly produce box from local farms, I’ve had the pleasure of popping these sweet, summer fruits into my mouth by the handful. According to the flyer that came with the box, though they look like blueberries, they’re more closely related to the apple family. Who knew? Even in my advanced years, I’m learning new things every day – and expanding my palate.View story photos