Jonathan Biss plays Beethoven at Wharton Center
Wharton Center is thrilled to welcome for the first-time world-renowned pianist, Jonathan Biss, on Jan. 8 and 10, 2020. Two unique and breathtaking programs of Beethoven allow Biss to tap into his deep musical curiosity and explore a variety of compositions, including one of the greatest piano sonatas of all time, “Hammerklavier.”
James Brinkmann: Stranded strangers
It’s 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 in Chicago’s Union Station. Dozens of Michiganders are waiting to board the daily Blue Water 364 train to head home and rest for one day before another week starts. An announcement begins. “Blue Water 364 is delayed by 30 minutes.” We board the train and continue to wait. Three and a half hours pass interspersed with announcements. We’re still at the station due to engine failure.View story photos
Members of the Spartan Tubas serenade passersby with holiday tunes in front of the John Hannah Administration Building. Photo by Derrick L. TurnerView story photos
Wide reach of MSU’s Give Green Day raises $1.5 million to support students
On Tuesday, Dec. 3, MSU’s #GiveGreenDay campaign raised more than $1.5 million to support students and community initiatives, thanks to more than 4,800 gifts from donors around the world.
Grant aims to improve depression during and after pregnancy
MSU has received nearly $320,000 from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to improve depression among pregnant and postpartum women across Michigan through the implementation of integrated health care.View story photos
Is opioid treatment available to those who need it most?
The U.S. opioid epidemic is still raging – it’s particularly pronounced in low-income areas and in those where people lack access to health care services, which includes cities in Michigan and across the Rust Belt. But the effectiveness of efforts to provide treatment and recovery options to those who need it most – that is, in locations with the greatest number of deaths from opioid overdose – has been unclear.View story photos
College of Natural Science professor receives prestigious award
Mohammad Maghrebi, assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Science, was among only 40 researchers at 30 institutions nationally — and the only faculty member at MSU — to receive a prestigious 2019 Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, Young Investigator Research Program award.View story photos
MSU professor receives scholar award
Gary Hoppenstand, professor of film studies and 20th-century literature in MSU’s Department of English, was recently announced as the recipient of the Lynn Bartholome Eminent Scholar Award.
Kenny Willekes wins Burlsworth Trophy
MSU fifth-year senior defensive end Kenny Willekes completed his improbable journey from walk-on to winning the Burlsworth Trophy on Monday.
With No. 1 ranking, MSU blazes a trail in B2B marketing research
MSU has positioned itself as a global thought leader, producing insightful research that delivers an impact. Another milestone has just been achieved in the Broad College’s Department of Marketing to further this reputation: being ranked as the top university for B2B marketing research, according to two prominent marketing journals.