True to the unpredictability of Michigan weather, early buds of spring appear alongside frost in the Benefactor’s Plaza. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Students and community members attended a vigil on March 30 remembering those who lost their lives in the Atlanta spa mass shootings last month. The vigil, organized by the Asian Pacific American Student Organization and the Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions, provided a space for attendees to express their thoughts and hopes for the Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American (APIDA) community. Photo by Student Affairs and Services.
Yakeley-Gilchrist Hall, still and serene on a Friday morning. The two halls, joined together, are members of the six West Circle residence halls named after iconic Spartan women. Photo by Nick Schrader.
The unique architecture of the MSU Broad Art Museum catches snow on a frosty morning. The museum was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid, known for her unconventional angles and fluid shapes. The Broad Museum is free and open to the public with ticketed entry times to help keep visitors and staff safe. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Laundry staff member Tom Kostrzewski prepares a table cloth to be fed into an automatic folding machine at Spartan Linen Services. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A curious cardinal observes campus activity from its perch near the Hannah Administration building. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The T.B. Simon Power Plant is as imposing a presence from below as from a distance. The power plant provides energy to campus and the surrounding farms, and can modify its output in response to campus demand and the energy created by MSU’s solar carport array. Photo by Nick Schrader.
A cluster of daffodils near the Music Practice Building do their best to withstand a chilly morning. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Peering through the gates of Spartan Stadium makes us feel ready for football season. The team is getting ready too, as they recently held their first scrimmage of spring practice. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Current students are reflected, perhaps literally and figuratively, in the base of a statue of former MSU president John Hannah. The inscribed quote reads, “The university is an integral part of a social system that has given more opportunity, more freedom and more hope to more people than any other system yet devised.” Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A stroll along West Circle Drive, drenched in golden light. Photo by Nick Schrader.