Can walking ease the sting of social exclusion?
An MSU study conducted last year has won two kinesiology researchers and an alumnus a national award for their work exploring how walking might reduce the negative effects of feeling socially excluded or left out among peers.View story photos
MSU professor gives insights on teacher shortage
MSU researcher Katharine Strunk helps answer why there's a teacher shortage in California as part of a sweeping report on public education in the state.View story photos
Soil holds the secret to mitigating climate change
Food production doesn’t have to be a victim of climate change. New MSU research suggests that crop yields and the global food supply chain can be preserved by harnessing the critical, and often overlooked, partner in food supply – soil.View story photos
How journalists become first responders during a natural disaster
Nearly a year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, 2017, MSU researchers have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study communication following the disaster.View story photosView story videos
April Baker-Bell: Cultural context of language
I was trained as if I would enter into a classroom space and all students would be speaking the same, and that’s just not realistic, but that’s the way in which I was prepared. My students challenged me and challenged the kind of pedagogy and instruction I was bringing into that space to think about the cultural context of their identities in relation to language.View story photos
Stephanie Onwenu: Contributing to a community
As a senior landscape architecture student in MSU’s Landscape Architecture program, the opportunities I have had are endless. Landscape architecture has allowed me to combine my interests in helping people and protecting the environment.View story photos
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live coming to Wharton Center
The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back! The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!, based on the No.1 PBS KIDS TV series, has delighted live audiences on stages across the country.
MSU Community Music School hosts open house
Learning to sing or play an instrument is not just for kids! People of all ages and abilities are invited to the MSU Community Music School open house on Sept. 9.
What the 25th Amendment says about presidents who are 'unable' to serve
A stunning, unsigned op-ed in The New York Times reported on Sept. 5 that members of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet discussed removing him from power by using the 25th Amendment, but decided against it to avoid causing a “constitutional crisis.”
Teaching students to think and work like entrepreneurs
For MSU Spartans, entrepreneurship is more than a skill or academic subject—it’s a mindset. It’s a way of thinking and working that opens doors, creates connections and accelerates innovation across disciplines.View story photos