Built from repurposed sandstone from the original Morrill Hall, this bench in the backyard of Cowles House is bringing 1900s stonework into the 21st century. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Summer construction adds cranes to the list of campus wildlife. Photo by Tom Volkening.
Campus nearly became the sixth Great Lake last week as summer storms caused the banks of the Red Cedar to overflow onto some low-lying areas, including the baseball field. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
New banners adorn streetlights near Spartan Stadium, signaling the upcoming football season is upon us. Football tickets are on sale for the 2021 season, including single tickets and packages, through the Spartan Ticket Office. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Student manager of the Bailey Greenhouse and Urban Farm Maezie Nettleton tends to two varieties of hops growing along the side of Bailey Hall. The Bailey Greenhouse and Urban Farm provides a site for student farm experience, projects and learning, and these hops are part of a demonstration related to craft brewing in Michigan. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Tomatoes grown in the Bailey Greenhouse and Urban Farm show off their Spartan spirit. This is one of the few cases where we’d rather see red than green, though. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Racing rapids on the Red Cedar River after several days of summer rain. Photo by Tom Volkening.
A chalky message provides an always-welcome reminder: As a Spartan, you always belong at Michigan State University. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The new STEM building is unique in the best possible way; we’ve proudly shown snapshots of the interior, but the exterior deserves just as much attention. The building combines new one-of-a-kind mass timber construction with the existing structure of the old Shaw Lane Power Plant, making the recently-completed project look and feel as though it was here all along. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Turf’s up! Participants in the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation’s Turf Field Day get the lay of the land. The event had 409 attendees, which included industry professionals, MSU researchers and students. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.