Department of Theatre combats gender inequity with big ten initiative
Michigan State’s Department of Theatre is staging the latest production to be commissioned by the Big Ten Theatre Consortium, a series of plays by outstanding American female playwrights designed to promote the writing and production of new works about and by women.
Students win first place at home builders competition
MSU's Residential Construction Management Competition team took first place at the National Association of Home Builders Student Competition for the second year in a row.View story photos
Small farmers sink or swim in globalization’s tsunami
Whether small-time farmers across the world get swept away by globalization or ride a wave of new opportunities depends largely on how much control they can get, according to a new study that takes a new, big-picture look.View story photos
ATD student gets backstage look at New York Fashion Week
India Johnson, apparel and textile design major, recently got to experience two New York Fashion Week runway shows and was given backstage tours as part of a program designed to support innovation and the development of future leaders in the fashion industry.View story photos
Opera offers a dramatic finish to the season
The MSU Opera Theatre presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “La Clemenza di Tito” (The Clemency of Titus) in four outstanding performances at Fairchild Theatre in the MSU Auditorium. The opera, written in the final year of Mozart’s life, dramatizes the story of Roman emperor Titus, who ruled from 79 to 81 CE.
Donna Sweeny, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources specialist, died Jan. 16. Sweeny joined the staff in 1970 and retired in 1994.
Fales, Mary Bridget
Mary Bridget Fales, Olin Health Center nurse technician, died Feb. 27. Fales joined the staff in 1966.
Shirley Yelvington, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development technical typist, died Feb. 11. Yelvington joined the staff in 1980 and retired in 2000.
Royal Winnipeg Ballet retells 'The Wizard of Oz' at Wharton Center
L. Frank Baum’s classic story, “The Wizard of Oz,” comes to life in this dazzling retelling by the prestigious Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion as they journey down the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25 at Wharton Center.
Big data helps farmers adapt to climate variability
A new MSU study shines a light on how big data and digital technologies can help farmers better adapt to threats — both present and future — from a changing climate.View story photos