This weekend, members of the undergraduate class of 2020, joined by summer 2021 graduates, partook in a long-awaited commencement ceremony, originally delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic, at the Breslin Center. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Being on campus put 2020 grads back in their element, and undergraduates weren’t the only ones who had a reason to celebrate. Spartans who received advanced degrees in 2020 and summer 2021 also attended a commencement ceremony at the Breslin Center. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
“We love thy shadows” and we love our graduates. Members of the spring class of 2020 depart from their commencement ceremony. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Summer weather may be coming to an end, but these Spartans playing volleyball outside of Shaw Hall are determined to make the most of warmer temps. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A monarch butterfly meets a bee on a flower near IM Circle. We sense an unlikely friendship forming! Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Students stroll together near the MSU Library on a warm fall morning. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A crabapple hangs from a tree branch. To help keep track of the more than 20,000 trees that call MSU home, campus arborists have created a map that identifies each and every tree on campus. Photo by Nick Schrader.
An ordinary scene turns inspirational when a snapshot of a student taking a shortcut near Olds Hall catches a lens flare. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
The fountain outside of Mayo Hall provides a peaceful atmosphere fitting of historic West Circle. Mayo Hall is named for Mary Mayo, an advocate of equal opportunity education, who helped establish the first course for women at MSU in 1870. Photo by Nick Schrader.