Study finds popular ‘growth mindset’ educational interventions aren’t very effective
A new study co-authored by researchers at MSU and Case Western Reserve University found that “growth mindset interventions,” or programs that teach students they can improve their intelligence with effort.View story photos
Michigan State University names 2018 homecoming court
MSU has announced the 10 Spartan seniors who will serve as the 2018 Homecoming Ambassadors.View story photos
Summer Circle Theatre begins June 6
This June, MSU's Department of Theatre, with support from the Friends of Theatre, invites you to a summer of romance under the stars as it kicks off its 58th season of Summer Circle Theatre.
Laura Dilley: Yanny or Laurel?
As someone who researches speech, hearing and language production, I found this week’s “yanny vs. laurel” audio clip fascinating. In my opinion, there are many reasons why someone might hear one word vs. another word.View story photos
54th annual MSU Spring Arts and Crafts Show
The University Activities Board presents the 54th annual MSU Spring Arts and Crafts Show. The show will take place 9 a.m. – 6 p.m May 19 and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. May 20 on the outside grounds of the MSU Union near the corner of Grand River Avenue and Abbot Road.
MSU students reveal impact of Guatemala field work
Student groups took to the podium at the James Madison College Research Showcase to present research that they conducted throughout the academic year. Students from one group in particular had a hands-on experience they'll never forget.View story photos
Joseph Salem Jr. recommended as director of libraries/university librarian
Joseph Salem Jr. has been recommended to serve as director of MSU Libraries and university librarian.View story photos
MSU, URC universities develop infrastructure solutions
The URC universities conducted $1.64 billion in infrastructure-related research and initiatives in recent years to improve the nation’s water, mobility, energy and communications infrastructure.View story photosView story videos
Tom Voice: Professional service alternatives
Of the three main things university professors do – teaching, research and service – service is not normally thought of as the exciting part of the job. Now picture an educator wearing a crash helmet speeding around a vehicle test track, collecting stability and safety statistics or sporting a traditional white lab coat as he examines bubbling pots of pasta sauces at a national home products testing lab.View story photos
Bethany Kogut: Educating the future
Bethany Kogut didn’t follow the usual path for an elementary education major at MSU. Along with going into schools and classrooms, her journey took her into greenhouses, farms — and the life of a successful entrepreneur.View story photosView story videos