Increasing knowledge of tropical diseases in Malawi
In 2017, MSU faculty members Frances Pouch Downes (College of Natural Science/Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics) and Karl Seydel (College of Osteopathic Medicine) launched a study abroad program in Blantyre, Malawi, in eastern Africa.View story photos
Interim leader of Title IX and civil rights office selected
Beginning today, Rob Kent will be the interim associate vice president of the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Education and Compliance. Kent replaces Jessica Norris who accepted a new job outside of Michigan.View story photos
Desmond Young joins women's basketball staff as assistant to the head coach
MSU head women’s basketball coach Suzy Merchant announced Wednesday the addition of Desmond Young to the support staff as assistant to the head coach.
MSU hosts U.S. Particle Accelerator School
MSU is hosting the summer 2018 session of the U.S. Particle Accelerator School, a national graduate-level training and workforce development program in accelerator science and engineering funded by the Office of High Energy Physics in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC).View story photos
First associate dean for inclusion and diversity named in College of Engineering
Yue Qi has been named the first associate dean for inclusion and diversity, or ADID, in the College of Engineeringat MSU.View story photos
Early source of irritable bowel syndrome discovered
MSU scientists have identified an early cause of intestinal inflammation, one of the first stages of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, which afflict around 11 percent of the world’s population.View story photos
MSU’s Michigan Political Leadership Program in Detroit
MSU’s Michigan Political Leadership Program, or MPLP, will host its second Engage Detroit forum on Friday, June 15.
MSU expands sexual misconduct workgroup
Michigan State University’s Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Expert Advisory Workgroup has added two new members as it continues to receive feedback and enact suggested changes related to the university’s response to relationship violence and sexual misconduct.
I bless the rains
I cannot get it out of my head. Over and over, the earworm keeps playing, “I bless the rains down in Africa…” For days now, the tune keeps creeping back into my mind. I don’t know the science behind earworms, but I bet some researcher on campus could tell me. I just know this one seems impossible to get rid of. Why should a Toto song from the 1980s be stuck in my head now? Because, after a fan-based Twitter campaign, the band Weezer decided to do a remake. That remake popped up on my radio the other day and the rest is history.View story photos
Spartan football season tickets on sale now
New season tickets for MSU football, which went on sale Wednesday, June 13, are $343 each plus the seat premium amount (in applicable sections). For recent MSU graduates (within last two years), the season ticket price is only $245.