Why Ramadan is called Ramadan: 6 questions answered
Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at MSU, answers six questions about the significance of the Muslim month of fasting.
MSU earns host of top-10 global rankings
Michigan State University landed 11 top-10 rankings from the Center for World University Rankings.View story photos
Michigan State announces 2017 Hall of Fame class
MSU will induct five Spartans into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Sept. 28 as part of its annual “Celebrate” weekend.
Kelley collects freshman All-American accolades
MSU baseball’s Bryce Kelley was named a Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-American.
Bacterial organizational complexities revealed
For the first time, scientists have visualized the fine details of bacterial microcompartment shells – the organisms’ submicroscopic nanoreactors, which are comprised completely of protein.View story photosView story videos
How MSU is helping students graduate on time and save money
Michigan State University will start encouraging students to carry full credit loads to graduate more quickly, cut their costs and even earn better grades.View story photos
1986 flood website preserves history and prepares for future floods
Extreme floods are a rare occurrence in Michigan, but when they hit, they can cause catastrophic impacts. Preparing for severe weather events is integral for the purposes of safety and avoiding financial devastation.View story photos
MSU Distinguished Professor named American Physical Society editor in chief
MSU Distinguished Professor Michael Thoennessen has been named editor in chief of the American Physical Society. The APS editor in chief is responsible for all APS peer-reviewed research journals. Thoennessen assumes the position on Sept. 1, 2017.View story photos
MSU’s Robert Last elected as president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologist
Robert Last, a Michigan State University Barnett Rosenberg Professor, has been elected as president-elect of the American Society of Plant Biologists.View story photos
Eating your feelings? The link between job stress, junk food and sleep
Stress during the workday can lead to overeating and unhealthy food choices at dinnertime, but there could be a buffer to this harmful pattern. A good night’s sleep can serve as a protecting factor between job stress and unhealthy eating, finds a new study co-authored by an MSU psychology scholar.View story photos