May 31, 2022
On Memorial Day and every day, we are proud to honor Spartans and all Americans who died while serving our country. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Memorial Day weekend is often heralded as the unofficial start of summer, and there’s no better way to spend the season than relaxing amongst Spartan greenery. Photo by Nick Schrader.
A path behind the Main Library into the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden feels like the entrance to a secret floral oasis. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A chain of Lamprocapnos spectabili, or “bleeding hearts”, hang as if strung together in the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Leaves in the W.J. Beal Botanical Garden collect drops of rain on a cool morning. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Assistant curator of the W. J. Beal Botanical Garden Peter Carrington finds a perfect photo op for Provost Teresa K. Woodruff near a bed of sweet woodruff. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
A Spartan tree gets a second chance at life through the MSU Shadows Collection. The collection is a program of MSU’s Sustainable Wood Recovery Initiative, and sees trees that are removed from campus for various reasons turned into usable lumber for projects like this live-edge bench. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
Lazy clouds drift over Campbell Hall. Photo by Nick Schrader.
Taking advantage of the summer semester’s “decrescendo” of activity, an Infrastructure, Planning and Facilities crew member keeps the Music Practice Building nice and clean. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
MSU Upward Bound participants celebrate their high school graduation in the MSU Union ballroom. Upward Bound of Michigan State University is a program that partners with Lansing’s Everett, Sexton and Eastern high schools to support students with academic potential as they develop and refine skills for post-secondary education. Photo by Derrick L. Turner.
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