Leonard Fleck: Op-ed: Sacrificing public health for the sake of the economy
By way of contrast, we have no vaccine and no cure on the horizon, in spite of grossly exaggerated reports earlier this month from the Trump administration to the contrary.View story photos
Jason Miller: COVID-19 impacts on truckloads of freight
Miller’s research examines logistics operations with an emphasis on motor carrier safety, productivity and pricing. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he is providing a series of brief video presentations called “Freight Fireside Chats” to explain how truckloads of freight are being affected and what changes we can expect to see in the coming weeks.View story photos
COVID-19 health crisis impacts students who call MSU home
The College of Social Science has arranged an emergency fund for students in times of crisis. Funds designated for students in this fund will support those students in the FAME program (or who fall into the FAME category) during disruptions that have resulted from the spread of COVID-19.
Four things school districts need to know before moving learning online
A new report from MSU’s Quello Center reveals the challenges schools face if they plan to move online during the COVID-19 crisis.
WKAR provides resources for families during coronavirus pandemic
Prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, MSU’s WKAR Public Media is paving the way for the community to access valuable information, including content to facilitate student learning.
WKAR TV special highlights COVID-19 crisis
As the novel coronavirus spreads through our Michigan communities, so does confusion and concern. People are navigating a complex pandemic in isolation, heightened anxiety and uncertainty.
Women of West Circle: Honoring the legacy of MSU's female pioneers
The six buildings of the West Circle neighborhood honor the legacies of MSU’s first female pioneers — Mary Mayo, Louise Hathaway Campbell, Linda Landon, Elida Yakeley, Maude Gilchrist and Sarah Langdon Williams. These women paved the way for future Spartan women to discover, create, innovate and advocate. Their legacies inspire the Spartan women who live there today.View story photos
MSU Libraries announce awards to develop open educational resources
When MSU Libraries faculty and staff developed a new strategic plan last year, they defined a vision of promoting equal access to information and spaces for all, then got right to work to advance the accessibility, equity and inclusion they promised.
MSU faculty member talks about food safety and COVID-19
It is crucial, even within families, to make sure not to share food that someone else directly bit into or drank. Even though COVID-19, caused specifically by SARS-CoV-2, is not typically airborne (therefore, you don’t have to worry about contracting it from breathing air unless an infected person coughed near you), it is droplet-borne.View story photos
Shelia Cotten: My new normal
I feel very fortunate. I am not teaching this semester. I see the stress my colleagues are experiencing as they have struggled to put their classes online. They are rising to this challenge, as they do to challenges every day. I am grateful for the hard work they are doing to keep some sense of normalcy for MSU students.View story photos