If you give a campus squirrel some popcorn, it might want to watch a movie. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The MSU Rock commemorates Give Green Day, which took place on Tuesday, March 16th. The fundraising campaign received $1,166,500 for projects campus-wide, including scholarship funds, support for colleges, student workers and research projects. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The doorway to Berkey Hall. We look forward to when hundreds of students will travel through them every day once more. Photo by Beth Brauer.
MSU alumni Carol and Bill Patrick take a stroll through the 4-H Children’s Garden. Though many of the educational programs are online this spring, visitors can still come enjoy the sights and sounds of the garden while following MSU’s physical distancing guidelines. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
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paw foot forward. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Members of the Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment, including students and assistant director Johrie Beadle (right), harvest greens in the Bailey Hoop House. RISE is an interdisciplinary learning community that provides students with an interest in environmental sustainability with a living, growing academic environment. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
RISE assistant director Johrie Beadle shows off a bloom grown in the greenhouse — just in time for spring. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Sean Weis of the Plant Research Laboratory tends to Nicotiana benthamiana seedlings in an experiment to determine how the plants photosynthesize. The Plant Research Laboratory is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, and its mission is to understand how photosynthetic organisms work on the molecular level and can ultimately improve human lives. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
It’s officially growing season. An MSU student prepares planters with soil in a research greenhouse. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
So many hats to wear, but still smiling. Assistant Professor Matt Harkey’s athletic training course uses a model skeleton to assist —as a teaching tool, or apparently “mom” and “coach.” Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Matt Harkey (left) teaches students about injury evaluation. The athletic training program, part of the Department of Kinesiology, is a Master of Science program that teaches students hands-on skills to help care for injured athletes. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Students enjoy some fresh air and sunshine while playing a game of spike ball. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
As the world warms up and we say goodbye to snowy days, these buds outside Shaw Hall are almost ready to burst into bloom. Photo by Beth Brauer.