MSU establishes new endowed faculty positions in spirituality, kinesiology
Two new endowed positions have been created at MSU to focus on the holistic well-being of students through spirituality and psychological development.
Unique lecture and music performances presented at MSU
MSU College of Music will present a first-of-its kind series of presentations and performances that explore the deeper meaning in significant musical works of the past 100 years. Visitors can gain insight on important topics and then immediately hear the music that inspired and reflected those issues.
Students, alumni selected for national fellowship program
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, or the GRFP, has selected 17undergraduate and graduate students and alumni from MSU for its fellowship program, along with 17 honorable mentions.
Board approves room and board rates, recognizes record number of GPA awards
Michigan State University Board of Trustees approved an adjustment in room-and-board rates for students who live in the residence halls, increasing the rate by 2.97 percent for the 2018-19 academic year.
Student-led research highlighted at Board of Trustees meeting
To showcase the latest in student-led research, two MSU scholars presented their academic endeavors at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 13.View story photos
Record number of MSU students earn 2018 Board of Trustees Awards
At the April Board of Trustees meeting, students were recognized with Board of Trustees' Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester at MSU. All 80 students received a 4.0 GPA, a record number in the university's history.
MSU announces new IT strategy and opening of new data center
MSU's new IT strategy and data center will allow the university to imagine and support digital learning, outreach, engagement and research by serving as a tier-1 connected hub for academic units across campus while also providing connectivity to research networks around the world.View story photos
I like to think I have a lot of drive, determination and courage. Whether it’s a work project, changing my headlight, tiling a bathroom, raising an awesome kid, traveling to far-flung places, giving a speech, volunteering, reaching out, learning something new or helping someone in need, I see a challenge and I’m pretty likely to dive in head first and tackle it. Unfortunately, I took that a bit too literally this weekend and have the goose egg and black eyes to prove it.View story photos
Melanie Cooper: Improving chemistry education
We want students to develop a deep understanding of core ideas they can build on and put to use, not just facts they can regurgitate. This is starting to happen for younger students and there’s no reason it should stop at 12th grade.View story photos
Jessica Yen: Falling in love with research
As a young girl, growing up in East Lansing and having two Michigan State University alumni as parents, I was bred to bleed green and white as a child. I couldn’t imagine going anywhere but MSU for college.View story photos