New technology may detect arthritis earlier
Diversity, equity and inclusion in education
Does love + marriage = happiness?
ComArtSci launches new programs
Keeping MSU safe
Celebrating the Spartan class of 2020
Responding to COVID-19 with innovation and compassion
For the past several months, MSU’s apparel and textile design faculty, alumni and students have used their skills and contributed their time in the fight against COVID-19 by constructing masks and teaching others how to make their own through an online video.
Researchers study how COVID pandemic is affecting language change
COVID-19 has had a major impact on people around the world, but how is the pandemic changing our language and the way we communicate? That is the question being studied by a team of researchers led by associate professor Suzanne Wagner and assistant professor Betsy Sneller.
Andre Harris: Getting teens involved outdoors
I chose the Sustainable Parks, Recreation and Tourism major because I grew up in parks and recreation and knew I wanted to lead and be an advocate for traditional and nontraditional youth and teen parks and recreational programs in the Michigan. I knew for a while this field of work was the career path for me and MSU’s SPRT major was the best for me.View story photos
Mark Largent: 'The opportunity to stitch a new garment'
The pandemic gives us an unprecedented opportunity to “stitch a new garment” for the university, and I have seen an impressive number of tailors at work among my colleagues. There is now emerging a vision for a post-pandemic MSU that is an even more powerful engine for good.View story photos
Woodruff takes office as provost
MSU welcomed Teresa K. Woodruff as its new provost on Aug. 1. She was named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs by President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., on April 27.View story photos
MSU College of Music to launch Music for Social Justice series
The College of Music at MSU is pleased to announce a new video series, Music for Social Justice
MSU scientists discover ancient enzymes evolve new tricks
Pengxiang Fan, MSU postdoctoral trainee studying biochemistry and genetics, and Robert Last, Barnett Rosenberg professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, reported the discovery of two ancient tomato enzymes recruited to play a crucial role in the ongoing evolutionary arms race.View story photos
A smelly life lesson
“What in the world? What is that horrible smell?” That’s what ran through my head when I opened my car door and got in the driver’s seat this past weekend. I was grateful I was already wearing a mask. Between my eyes watering and starting to gag, the realization hit me. No, oh please, no. I got out and opened the hatch and, sure enough, there was the pungent proof of my error.View story photos
Jasmine Jordan: Supporting students with disabilities
A lot of people don't realize that, on campus, every marginalized community and protected group has an organization dedicated to representing them. I may be biased, but I think our group is one of the most diverse on campus because disabilities themselves are so different and exist in every community.View story photos
Marita Gilbert: Diversity, equity and inclusion in education
What I know for sure is that diversity, equity and inclusion work best when it’s not all handed off to one person or laid at the feet of one singular office. Each of us has some work, some role, some piece and that’s where I’ll start.View story photos